[PHOTOS] Malaysia vs Japan: Ev Ting, Daichi Abe fight at ‘ONE: Masters of Destiny’ in Kuala Lumpur

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Malaysia, New Zealand and Japan were among the countries represented at the ONE Championship event titled “ONE: Masters of Destiny” on July 12, 2019. The fight card featured mixed martial arts matches as well as ONE Super Series contests including Muay Thai and kickboxing bouts.

ONE Championship held “ONE: Masters of Destiny” at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the 13th bout of the evening, Ev “E.T.” Ting, 29, of Malaysia and New Zealand faced Daichi Abe, 27, of Japan.

Blue Corner

Abe is training out of HMC Japan in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. “ONE: Masters of Destiny” marked his second ONE Championship bout.

Red Corner

Ting is training out Auckland MMA in Manukau, New Zealand. “ONE: Masters of Destiny” marked his 15th ONE Championship bout.

Results

Yoshinori Umeki was the referee of the bout between Ting and Abe, who competed in an MMA match in the lightweight division. It was the eighth MMA bout of the evening.

Umeki put a stop to the lightweight contest after 4 minutes and 44 seconds in the second round. Ting submitted Abe via rear-naked choke.

Winning at “ONE: Masters of Destiny” improved the professional MMA record of Ting to 17 wins and 6 losses. On the other hand, Abe now has 6 wins and 4 losses.

Check the complete “ONE: Masters of Destiny” results on Conan Daily.

Countries

Including Malaysia, New Zealand and Japan, 20 countries were represented at “ONE: Masters of Destiny.” The others were Australia, Brazil, China, Finland, India, Indonesia, Italy,  Myanmar, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam and the United States.

Ting was one of the four representatives of Malaysia but solely represented New Zealand. Abe was one of the five athletes who represented Japan.

Video

Ann Osman, Peter Davis join Ev Ting, Agilan Thani, Gianni Subba at ‘ONE: Masters of Destiny’ media night in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Peter Davis, Ann Osman, Gianni Subbagi, Saiful Merican, Ev Ting, Jihin Radzuan, Muhammad Aiman, Agilan Thani (© ONE Championship)
Peter Davis, Ann Osman, Gianni Subbagi, Saiful Merican, Ev Ting, Jihin Radzuan, Muhammad Aiman, Agilan Thani (© ONE Championship)

ONE Championship held the “ONE: Masters of Destiny” media night at the UPPERCASE at APW Bangsar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 24, 2019. Retired ONE Championship athlete Ann “Athena” Osman and special guest Peter Davis were present during the event.

Osman and Davis were joined by Malaysian ONE Championship athletes Ev “E.T.” Ting, Agilan “Alligator” Thani, Saiful “The Vampire” Merican, Gianni Subba, Keanu Subba, Muhammad “Jungle Cat” Aiman, Mohammed “Jordan Boy” bin Mahmoud, Jihin “Shadow Cat” Radzuan. Ting, Merican, bin Mahmoud and Radzuan are on the card of “ONE: Masters of Destiny,” which will take place at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 12, 2019.

Merican and bin Mahmoud will compete in a Muay Thai match in the bantamweight division under ONE Super Series. Radzuan will face Jomary “The Zamboanginian Fighter” Torres of the Philippines in an MMA match in the women’s atomweight division while Ting is set to fight Daichi Abe of Japan in an MMA bout in the lightweight division.

On the other hand, Thani is fresh from his victory against Yoshihiro Akiyama of South Korea and Japan. The Korean-Japanese MMA veteran made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Legendary Quest” on June 15, 2018 in Shanghai, China and lost to his Malaysian opponent via unanimous decision.

“It was a great experience competing in China and against such a legendary martial artist such as Akiyama,” Thani shared. “Now, I have to keep my head down and work even harder for my upcoming contests in ONE Championship. I hope to slowly make my way back up the charts and hopefully contend for the ONE World Title again soon.”

“I know I have a long road ahead of me,” Thani continued. “But I’m confident I’ve developed my skills and gained the experience necessary to make another run at the championship.”

Meanwhile, here is a clip from Davis’s ONE Championship bout in 2015:

[PHOTOS] Malaysia vs Turkey: Ev Ting, Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev fight at ‘ONE: Call to Greatness’ in Singapore

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Malaysia, New Zealand and Turkey were three of the countries represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Singapore.

Featuring six mixed martial arts matches, four kickboxing contests and one Muay Thai bout, “ONE: Call to Greatness” took place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on February 22, 2019. In the ninth bout of the evening, Ev “E.T.” Ting, 29, of Malaysia and New Zealand faced Saygid “Dagi” Guseyn Arslanaliev, 24, of Turkey.

Blue Corner

Born in Dagestan, Russia on October 23, 1994, Arslanaliev was 14 years old when he moved to Istanbul, Turkey and started started his training at Corvos MMA in Istanbul. He held championship titles in several disciplines including wushu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

In 2016, Arslanaliev joined ONE Championship. “ONE: Call to Greatness” marked his seventh bout in the organization.

Red Corner

Born in Malaysia, Ting moved to New Zealand when he was young. He started his martial arts training in Auckland, New Zealand in 2009 and joined ONE Championship in 2014.

Ting is training out of Auckland MMA. “ONE: Call to Greatness” marked his 14th ONE Championship bout.

Fight Result

With Olivier Coste as the referee, Ting and Saygid competed in the lightweight division. It was the first match in the quarter finals of the inaugural ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix.

Arslanaliev punched his ticket into the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix semi-finals after knocking out Ting in just 25 seconds. One shot was all the Russian-Turkish fighter needed as he landed a massive left hook that immediately dropped his Malaysian-Kiwi opponent to the mat.

With a series of thunderous ground strikes, Arslanaliev finished the job and had his hand raised by Coste. The Istanbul-based Dagestani fighter now has 7 wins and 1 loss while Ting has 16 wins and 6 losses.

“ONE” Call to Greatness” Main Event

In the main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 21, of Thailand and Janet Todd, 33 of the U.S. competed for the inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship title. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Argentina, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Nigeria, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” Check the complete results here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Call to Greatness” recap:

Japan’s Shinya Aoki earns 8th ONE Championship win

Ev Ting, Olivier Coste, Shinya Aoki
Ev Ting, Olivier Coste, Shinya Aoki

On October 6, 2018, Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan competed in ONE Championship for the 10th time. He was one of the three Japanese athletes who competed at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok.

“ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” featured eight ONE Super Series contests and six mix martial arts bouts. In the 12th bout of the evening, Aoki competed in an MMA bout in the lightweight division against Ev “E.T.” Ting, 29, of New Zealand and Malaysia.

Referee Olivier Coste put a stop to the MMA lightweight bout between Aoki and Ting at 0:57 in the first round. The Japanese contender submitted his Kiwi-Malaysian opponent via arm triangle choke.

The win at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” improved Aoki’s professional MMA record to 42 wins and 8 losses. On the other hand, Ting now has 16 win and 5 losses.

In the co-main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 20, of Pattaya, Thailand became the new ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion by dethroning Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Chinese Taipei. The Thai challenger won via unanimous decision.

In the main event, reigning World Boxing Council Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 31, of Sisaket, Thailand and his challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, 28, of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico competed in 12 rounds of boxing. The Thai defending champion retained his title by winning via unanimous decision.

Watch the “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” livestreaming here: