[PHOTOS] China vs Scotland: Han Zi Hao, Andrew Miller fight at ‘ONE: Legendary Quest’ in Shanghai

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China and Scotland were among the 15 countries represented at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” On the card were both mixed martial arts matches and ONE Super Series contests, featuring both kickboxing and Muay Thai.

ONE Championship held “ONE: Legendary Quest” at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on June 15, 2019. The 11th bout of the evening was between Han Zi Hao, 23, of Henan, China and Andrew “Maddog Fairtex” Miller, 28, of Glasgow, Scotland.

Han was one of the five hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: Legendary Quest” while Miller solely represented Scotland. Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented.

On June 12, 2019, Han and Miller had their official face-off during the press conference at Yunspace in Shanghai. The event was graced by ONE Championship Greater China chairman Hua Fung Teh and reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 31, of China.

Blue Corner

Born in Cumbernauld, Glasgow on November 20, 1990, Miller started his Muay Thai training when he was 18 years old. He went on to win an SPMF Scottish Championship and a World Kickboxing Association British title.

“ONE: Legendary Quest” marked Miller’s third ONE Super Series bout. He is training out of Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailand.

Red Corner

At the age of 12, Han started his training in sanda. When he was 14, he moved from Hanan to Bangkok, Thailand to pursue his career as a Muay Thai fighter.

“ONE: Legendary Quest” marked Han’s fifth ONE Super Series bout. Training out of Mad Muay Thai Gym in Bangkok, he was the first athlete to earn three wins in the league.

Fight Result

Han and Miller competed in a Muay Thai match in the bantamweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

Onari put a stop to the bantamweight Muay Thai bout after 2 minutes and 36 seconds when Han knocked out Miller. It was former Chinese national basketball team captain Liu Wei who handed Han’s medal inside the ONE Championship ring.

Winning at “ONE: Legendary Quest” improved the professional Muay Thai and kickboxing record of Han to 59 wins and 16 losses. On the other hand, Miller now has 34 wins, 17 losses and 2 draws.

“ONE: Legendary Quest” Main Events

Agilan “Alligator” Thani, 23, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia faced ONE Championship debutante Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, 43, of Osaka, Japan in an MMA match in the welterweight division. The Malaysian contender won via unanimous decision.

ONE Super Series debutante Alma Juniku, 18, of Australia challenged reigning ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 27, of Thailand in the main event. The Thai defending champion won via unanimous decision.

Check all “ONE: Legendary Quest” results on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Thailand vs China: Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, Han Zi Hao fight at ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ in Bangkok, Thailand

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Thailand and China were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Thailand.

Featuring five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts, “ONE: Clash of Legends” took place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on February 16, 2019. In the main event of the evening, Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, 32, of Thailand faced Han Zi Hao, 23, of China.

Nong-o was one of the seven hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Han was one of the three fighters from China.

Blue Corner

Han started his martial arts training with sanda in China when he was 12 years old and eventually moved to Bangkok for his Muay Thai training. Training at Mad Muay Thai Gym in Bangkok, he is the first martial artist to earn three wins in ONE Super Series.

In kickboxing, Han defeated Ryan “The Filipino Assassin” Jakiri, 26, of the Philippines at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on October 26, 2018. In Muay Thai, Han defeated Stergos “Greek Dynamite” Mikkios, 28, of Greece at “ONE: Beyond the Horizon” at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on September 8, 2018 and Azwan “N41 Manik Ura” Che Wil, 23, of Malaysia at “ONE: Conquest of Champions” at SM Mall of Asia Arena on November 23, 2018.

Red Corner

Nong-o started his Muay Thai career at the age of 9 and went on to compete in more than 300 professional bouts. He claimed two Thailand National Muay Thai Championships, four Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Championships in different divisions and a Rajadamnern Stadium Muay Thai World Championship and is now training at Evolve MMA in Singapore.

When ONE Super Series made its debut on April 20, 2018 at “ONE: Heroes of Honor” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, Nong-o defeated Fabio Pinca, 34, France. On October 6, 2018, the Thai martial artist defeated Mehdi “Diamond Heart” Zatout, 35, of France at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena.

Fight Result

Nong-o and Han competed for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

After four three-minute rounds, the championship bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Nong-o, who was declared the new champion by defeating Han via unanimous decision.

Losing at “ONE: Clash of Legends” downgraded Han’s professional record to 58 wins and 16 losses. On the other hand, Nong-o now has 258 wins, 54 losses and 1 draw.

“ONE: Clash of Legends” Co-Main Event

In the co-main event of the evening, Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 28, of Thailand faced Alaverdi “Babyface Killer” Ramazanov, 24, of Russia in a Muay Thai bout in the bantamweight division. The Thai contender won via split decision.

Cambodia, France, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Check all the results here.

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[PHOTOS] Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, Han Zi Hao face off at ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ press conference in Bangkok, Thailand

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Nong-o Gaiyanghadao of Thailand and Han Zi Hao of China had their official face-off during the kick-off press conference for “ONE: Clash of Legends” at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. They are set to headline the first 2019 event of ONE Championship in the country.

“It is an honor to be here in front of all the media and the fans,” Nong-o stated. “I would like to say, I am extremely excited and happy for this incredible opportunity. Han Zi Hao is very fast and he is a great athlete.”

Nong-o emphasized that he would not underestimate Han. The Thai martial artist said, Through hard practice and training, I have become stronger.”

On February 16, 2019, Nong-o and Han will headline “ONE: Clash of Legends” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok. In the main event, they will compete for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship.

“Expect the best version of Nong-O Gaiyanghadao in the ring this Saturday night,” Nong-o declared. “I’m coming for the belt and it would be an honor to be crowned the first ever ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion.”

The chance to challenge for the title means a lot to Han. He said, “I came to Thailand to practice Muay Thai when I was 14 years old because I know the best in the world train here.”

“Nong-o has been my idol since I was a kid,” the Chinese martial artist added. “Now, I have the chance to face my idol in the ring and it is a big honor for me. I want to bring the belt back to China. I will do my best.”

ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh also attended the press conference along with athletes Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Alaverdi Ramazanov, Shannon Wiratchai, Amarsanaa Tsogookhu, Rika Ishige and Nou Srey Pov. Here is a clip from the event:

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ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh: ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ will showcase Muay Thai, other martial arts in all their glory

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ONE Championship held the official kick-off press conference for “ONE: Clash of Legends” at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. In attendance at the event and part of the head table was ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh.

“Thailand has given the world one of the most famous martial arts in human history,” Teh stated. “Muay Thai is an intricately crafted and devastating striking style known for its effectiveness and power.”

The “ONE: Clash of Legends” fight night will take place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok on February 16, 2019. With 14 countries represented, the fight card has 12 matches, which include five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts.

“It comes as no surprise that Thailand is recognized for having the best strikers in the world,” Teh noted. “That’s why we at ONE Championship love being back here. (It is) because we feel that we are one with the martial arts spirit and the culture of this beautiful country.”

In the main event of “ONE: Clash of Legends,” Nong-o Gaiyanghadao of Thailand and Han Zi Hao of China will compete for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. Teh said, “This Saturday, ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ will showcase Muay Thai, together with other martial arts, in all their glory, and thrill fans all over the world.”

Nong-o and Han had their official face-off during the “ONE: Clash of Legends” press conference at the W Hotel. The event was also attended by athletes Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Alaverdi Ramazanov, Shannon Wiratchai, Amarsanaa Tsogookhu, Rika Ishige and Nou Srey Pov.

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Clash of Legends” press conference:

Ticket information for ONE: CLASH OF LEGENDS is available at www.onefc.com.

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