Afghanistan vs Japan: Ahmad Qais Jasoor, Masakazu Imanari fight at ‘ONE: Eternal Glory’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

UPDATE: This bout was cancelled. 

Afghanistan and Japan are among the 16 countries to be represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. It is the first event of ONE Championship in 2019.

Featured on the fight card are one Muay Thai bout, one kickboxing contest and 12 mixed martial arts matches. In the fourth bout of the evening, “Lycanthrope” Ahmad Qais Jasoor, 29, of Kabul, Afghanistan will face Masakazu “Ashikan Judan” Imanari, 42, of Tokyo, Japan.

Blue Corner

Imanari was born in Hadano, Kanagawa, Japan on February 10, 1976. A Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt, he is known for his signature leglock style called the Imanari Roll and his grappling move the Imanari Choke, which is a combination of an omoplata and a rear naked choke.

As an MMA fighter, Imanari has been competing professionally since 2000. When he made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: War of the Lions” on March 31, 2012, he won via heel hook submission against Kevin “The Silencer”Belingon, 31, of Kiangan, Ifugao, Philippines, who is now the reigning ONE Bantamweight World Champion.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” marks Imanari’s sixth ONE Championship bout. He is coming out of an armbar submission victory over Radeem Rahman, 31, of Singapore at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” on October 26, 2018.

Red Corner

A former Hosharafu Fighting Championship Bantamweight Champion, Jasoor is the first ever Afghan MMA fighter to compete and even in ONE Championship. He started his martial arts training with kung fu at the age of 4 and transitioned to boxing when he was 12 years old.

In 2014, Jasoor graduated from Tajik State Medical University in Dushanbe, Tajikistan with a degree in Medicine. He worked as a doctor at a local hospital before becoming a full-time MMA fighter.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” marks Jasoor’s third ONE Championship bout. He is coming out of a knockout victory against “Tank” Ma Xu Dong, 27, of Xi’an, China.

Fight Result

Jasoor and Imanari will compete in the featherweight division.

[RESULTS TO BE ADDED HERE]

Jasoor: 5-1-1

Imanari: 38-18-2

“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events

In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

[RESULTS TO BE ADDED HERE]

In the co-main event, Puja Tomar, 25, of Muzaffernaga, India will face Priscilla “Thathi” Hertati Lumban Gaol, 30, of Jakarta, Indonesia in the women’s atomweight division.

[RESULTS TO BE ADDED HERE]

Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, England, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, the Netherlands and the Philippines will also be represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.

Russia vs Japan: Rasul Yakhyaev, Koji Ando fight at ‘ONE: Eternal Glory’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Russia and Japan were among the 13 countries to be represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. It is the first event of ONE Championship in 2019.

Featured on the fight card were two Muay Thai bouts and 12 mixed martial arts matches. In the third bout of the evening, Rasul Yakhyaev, 27, of Grozny, Chechnya, Russia faced Koji “The Commander” Ando, 33, of Tokyo, Japan.

Ando was originally set to face Kharun “Predator” Atlangeriev, 26, of Dagestan, Russia at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” However, the latter was replaced by Yakhyaev.

Blue Corner

Born in Ota, Tokyo on March 9, 1985, Ando is a Tokyo University alum. He is training out of Wajutsu Keishukai Tokyo.

Ando has been competing professionally since 2008. He was coming out of three consecutive ONE Championship losses.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” marked Ando’s eighth ONE Championship bout. Aside from him, two more Japanese fighters were on the card namely Kotetsu “No Face” Boku, 41, and Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31.

Red Corner

Yakhyaev was born in Russia on June 20, 1991. He is a Chechen Jiu-Jitsu and Combat Sambo Champion.

As a professional MMA fighter, Yakhyaev has been competing professionally since 2010. He started competing in Eastern Europe.

In ONE Championship, the Grozny native defeated Shannon “One Shin” Wiratchai, 30, of Bangkok, Thailand but lost to Lowen Tynanes, 28, of Hawaii, United States and Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Tokyo, Japan. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked the Russian fighter’s fourth bout in the organization.

Fight Result

Yakhyaev and Ando competed in an MMA match in the lightweight division. After three five-minute rounds, the contest was left in the hands of the judges.

In the end, referee Olivier Coste raised the hand of Ando. The Japanese fighter was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “ONE: Eternal Glory” improved Ando’s professional MMA record to 13 wins, 7 losses, 2 draws and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Yakhyaev now has 11 wins, 2 losses and 1 No Contest.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events

In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.

In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap:

Indonesia’s Adi Paryanto vs Aziz Calim at ‘ONE: Eternal Glory’ in Jakarta

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Including Indonesia, 14 countries were represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. It is the first event of ONE Championship in 2019.

Featured on the fight card were two Muay Thai bouts and 12 mixed martial arts matches. In the second bout of the evening, two Indonesians namely Adi “Zenwalk” Paryanto, 26, and Aziz “The Krauser” Calim, 21, battled it out in the ONE Championship cage.

Originally, Calim was set to face Riski “Kong” Umar, 26, of Ternate, Indonesia. However, the latter was replaced by Paryanto.

Blue Corner

Hailing from Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, Calim is of Filipino and Indonesian descent. He was born on October 10, 1997 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

When Calim made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” on November 17, 2018 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta, he lost to Adrian “Papua Badboy” Mattheis, 25, of Jakarta via guillotine choke submission. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked the second bout of the Indonesian-Filipino fighter in the promotion.

Red Corner

Paryanto has been competing professionally since 2016. He won three of his five bouts in One Pride MMA.

On May 11, 2018, Paryanto made his Brave Combat Federation debut at “Brave 12: KHK Legacy” in Jakarta. He submitted his fellow Indonesian fighter Ahmad Sopiyan in the first round.

Fight Result

Paryanto and Calim competed in an MMA bout in the strawweight division. Referee Kemp Cheng put a stop to the contest after 4 minutes and 40 seconds in the first round.

Calim submitted Paryanto via rear-naked choke. This improved the professional MMA record of the former to 5 wins and 3 losses and downgraded the record of the latter to 4 wins and 3 losses.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events

In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.

In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Brazil, China, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap:

[PHOTOS] Oscar Yaqut vs Andreas Satyawan at ‘ONE: Eternal Glory’ in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Including Indonesia, 14 countries were represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. It is the first event of ONE Championship in 2019.

Featured on the fight card were two Muay Thai bouts and 12 mixed martial arts matches. In the first bout of the evening, two Indonesians namely Oscar Yaqut, 28, and Andreas “Yahyaz” Satyawan, 28, made their respective ONE Championship debuts and professional MMA debuts.

Both Yaqut and Satyawan were two of the eight fighters who represented Indonesia at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” The others were Aziz “The Krauser” Calim, 21, Adi “Zenwalk” Paryanto, 26, Anthony “The Archangel” Engelen, 33, “The Terminator” Sunoto, 33, Stefer “The Lion” Rahardian, 31, and Priscilla “Thathi” Hertati Lumban Gaol, 30.

Blue Corner

Originally from Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia, Satyawan currently lives in Semarang, Indonesia. He studied at the Health Analyst Academy of Theresiana and and is training out of Lindu Aji Fighting Club in Semarang.

Red Corner

Yaqut trained in the Indonesian Navy and is training out of Gorilla Fight Club in Jakarta. His martial arts arsenal includes kickboxing, Muay Thai and Wushu Sanda.

Fight Result

At “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yaqut and Satyawan battled it out in an MMA match in the featherweight division. Referee Kemp Cheng put a stop to the contest after 2 minutes and 36 seconds in the second round.

Yaqut knocked out Satyawan via strikes. The former now holds a professional MMA record of 1 win and 0 loss while the latter has 0 win and 1 loss.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events

In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.

In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Brazil, China, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap: