Myanmar’s Sai Nyan Lin submits Matt Korro at ‘ONE Warrior Series 7’ in Singapore

Matt Korro, Isaac Yap, Sai Nyan Lin (©ONE Championship)
Matt Korro, Isaac Yap, Sai Nyan Lin (©ONE Championship)

Representing Myanmar, “The Karate Kid” Sai Nyan Lin, 26, was one of the winners at “Rich Franklin’s ONE Warriors Series” Season 7. It was his third bout in the ONE Championship subsidiary headed by mixed martial arts veteran Rich “Ace” Franklin, 44, of the United States.

ONE Championship held “ONE Warrior Series 7” in Singapore on August 6, 2019 featuring one Muay Thai contest and 14 professional MMA matches. In the second bout of the evening, Sai competed in an MMA match in the flyweight division against Matt “Pirate” Korro, 33, of Malaysia.

Isaac Yap served as the referee of the flyweight contest. He put a stop to the contest after 3 minutes and 17 seconds in the first round when Sai submitted Korro via armbar.

Matt Korro, Isaac Yap, Sai Nyan Lin (©ONE Championship)
Matt Korro, Isaac Yap, Sai Nyan Lin (©ONE Championship)

Winning at “ONE Warrior Series 7” improved the professional MMA record of Sai to 2 wins and 2 losses. On the other hand, Korro now has 0 win and 2 losses.

“ONE Warrior Series 7” marked Sai’s second win in the ONE Championship subsidiary. In his debut at “ONE Warrior Series 1” on March 31, 2018, he was knocked out by “Deep” Muhammad Adib Sulaiman, 28, of Brunei.

On July 19, 2018, Sai was submitted by Punnya Sai, 20, of Indonesia via rear-naked choke at “ONE Warrior Series 2.”

On June 20, 2019, Sai earned his first ONE Warrior Series win. He submitted Peter “Saint” Danasoe, 18, of Thailand via triangle choke at “ONE Warrior Series 6.”

Including Malaysia and Myanmar, 16 countries were represented at “ONE Warrior Series 7.” The others are Australia, Brazil, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, the U.S. and Vietnam.

Malaysia had three representatives namely Korro, “Lehe F3” Lehe, 22, and Ariz “Ayep SC” Izzudin, 29. On the other hand, Sai was one of the two fighters who represented Myanmar.

Korro is training out of Nook Kok Supergame Muay Thai Gym in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Sai represents Team Phoe Thaw.

Check all the official results of “ONE Warrior Series 7” on Conan Daily. Watch all the 15 bouts here:

Malaysia’s Lehe knocks out Bryan Tee at ‘ONE Warrior Series 7’ in Singapore

Olivier Coste, Lehe (©ONE Championship)
Olivier Coste, Lehe (©ONE Championship)

Representing Malaysia, “Lehe F3” Lehe, 22, was one of the winners at “Rich Franklin’s ONE Warriors Series” Season 7. It was his first bout in the ONE Championship subsidiary headed by mixed martial arts veteran Rich “Ace” Franklin, 44, of the United States.

ONE Championship held “ONE Warrior Series 7” in Singapore on August 6, 2019 featuring one Muay Thai contest and 14 professional MMA matches. In the first bout of the evening, Lehe competed in a Muay Thai match in the strawweight division against Bryan Tee, 21, of Singapore.

Including Malaysia and Singapore, 16 countries were represented at “ONE Warrior Series 7.” The others are Australia, Brazil, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Myanmar, Northern Ireland, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, the U.S. and Vietnam.

Malaysia had three representatives namely Lehe, Matt “Pirate” Korro, 33, and Ariz “Ayep SC” Izzudin, 29. On the other hand, Tee solely represented Singapore.

Representing Nook Kok Supergame Muay Thai Gym of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Korro competed in an MMA match in the flyweight division. He was submitted by “The Karate Kid” Sai Nyan Lin, 26, of Myanmar.

Bryan Tee, Olivier Coste, Lehe (©ONE Championship)
Bryan Tee, Olivier Coste, Lehe (©ONE Championship)

Training out of Equinox MMA in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, Izzudin competed in an MMA match in the strawweight division. He was knocked out by Allan Albindo, 22, who trains out of Yaw-Yan Ardigma Cebu in Cebu City, Philippines.

Like Equinox MMA, Lehe’s gym Muay Thai 98 Fitness Gym JB is located in Johor Bahru. His Singapore opponent at “ONE Warrior Series 7” is a product of Eminent Air Muay Thai Singapore at North Bridge Road, Singapore.

Lehe was born on April 25, 1997. He went to Sekolah Kebangsaan Pasir Puteh in Pasir Puteh, Kelantan Darul Naim, Malaysia.

Check all the official results of “ONE Warrior Series 7” on Conan Daily. Watch all the 15 bouts here:

[PHOTOS] Malaysia vs Malaysia: Saiful Merican, Mohammed bin Mahmoud fight at ‘ONE: Masters of Destiny’ in Malaysia

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Malaysia was well-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. The fifth bout of the evening was between Malaysian fighters “Jordan Boy” Mohammed bin Mahmoud, 23, and Saiful “The Vampire” Merican, 30.

Blue Corner

Bin Mahmoud is training out Sampuri Muay Thai Gym Ampang in Kuala Lumpur. “ONE: Masters of Destiny” marked his fifth ONE Super Series bout.

Red Corner

Merican is training out of Merican Muay Thai Gym in Kuala Lumpur. He competed in eight MMA bouts in ONE Championship from 2013 to 2017 but he made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Masters of Destiny.”

Results

Olivier Coste was the referee of the bout between Bin Mahmoud and Merican, who competed in a Muay Thai match in the bantamweight division. It was the second Muay Thai match on the card.

After three three-minute rounds, the Muay Thai contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Coste raised the hand of bin Mahmoud, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE: Masters of Destiny” improved the professional Muay Thai record of bin Mahmoud to 32 wins and 5 losses. On the other hand, Merican now holds a professional Muay Thai record of 94 wins, 17 losses and 13 draws.

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

Countries

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

The match between bin Mahmoud and Merican was the only bout between two Malaysians. Including the two, four hometown heroes were on the card.

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[PHOTOS] Japan, South Korea vs Malaysia: Yoshihiro Akiyama, Agilan Thani fight at ‘ONE: Legendary Quest’ in China

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Japan, South Korea and Malaysia 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 co-main event of the evening was between Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, 43, of Japan and South Korea and Agilan “Alligator” Thani, 23, of Malaysia.

Akiyama was one of the three representatives of Japan and one of the three representatives of South Korea at “ONE: Legendary Quest” while Thani solely represented Malaysia. Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Scotland, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented.

On June 12, 2019, Akiyama and Thani 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 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 18, 1995, Thani was undefeated as an amateur fighter and turned professional in 2015 when he joined ONE Championship. “ONE: Legendary Quest” marked his 12th bout in the promotion.

Thani trains out of Monarchy MMA in Kuala Lumpur under Samir Mrabet, 34, of Brussels, Belgium. In addition, the Malaysian fighter regularly visits Team Quest in the United States for his training.

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A fourth-generation Japanese, Akiyama was born Sung Hoon Choo in Ikuno-Ku, Osaka, Japan to Korean parents on July 29, 1975. He started his judo training when he was 3 years old and went on to become a third-dan black belt in judo and a black belt in Gaidojutsu.

Training out of his own gym Team Cloud in Tokyo, Japan, Akiyama made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” Before joining the promotion, he competed in K-1, DREAM and the Ultimate Fighting Championship, among others.

Fight Result

Akiyama and Thani ompeted in an MMA match in the welterweight division. Olivier Coste served as the referee.

After three five-minute rounds, the welterweight contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Coste raised the hand of Thani, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE: Legendary Quest” improved the professional MMA record of Thani to 9 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Akiyama now has 14 wins, 7 losses, 0 draw and 2 No Contests.

“ONE: Legendary Quest” Main Event

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.