[PHOTOS] Indonesia vs Malaysia: Sunoto, Muhammad Aiman fight at ‘ONE: Dawn of Heroes’ in the Philippines

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Indonesia and Malaysia were represented at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” on August 2, 2019. It was the third ONE Championship event in 2019 that took place in the Philippines.

Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches and two Muay Thai matches, “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” took place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. In the first bout of the evening, “The Terminator”Sunoto, 34, of Indonesia faced “Jungle Cat” Muhammad Aiman, 24, of Malaysia.

Including Indonesia and Malaysia, 12 countries were represented at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes.” The other countries were Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam.

Sunoto solely represented Indonesia. Aiman is also the only representative of Malaysia.

Blue Corner

Aiman is training out of Bali MMA in Bali, Indonesia. Originally from Negeri Sembilan, he made his professional MMA debut in 2016.

“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Aiman’s eighth ONE Championship outing. He was coming out of a unanimous decision loss to Shuya “Stealth” Kamikubo, 24, of Japan.

Red Corner

Sunoto is training out of IndoGym and Team Phantom MMA in Jakarta, Indonesia. Originally from East Java, Indonesia, he moved to Jakarta and made his professional MMA debut in 2013.

“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Sunoto’s 15th ONE Championship outing. He was coming out of a unanimous decision victory against his fellow Indonesian fighter Paul “The Great King” Lumihi, 31..

Results

Sunoto and Aiman competed in an MMA match in the bantamweight division. Olivier Coste served as the referee.

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

Winning at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” improved the professional MMA record of Aiman to 6 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Sunoto now has 11 wins and 6 losses.

Check the complete “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” results on Conan Daily. Meanwhile, here is clip from the press conference:

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] 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.

Red Corner

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.

[PHOTOS] Malaysia vs Japan: Keanu Subba, Ryogo Takahashi fight at ‘ONE: For Honor’ in Indonesia

*More photos to be added after the bout

Malaysia and Japan were among the 16 countries represented at “ONE: For Honor.” It was the second ONE Championship event in 2019 that took place in Indonesia.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series contests, which are four Muay Thai bouts, “ONE: For Honor” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 4, 2019. The seventh bout of the evening was between Keanu Subba, 24, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ryogo Takahashi (高橋遼伍), 30, of Kakogawa, Hyogo, Japan.

Takahashi was one of the four fighters who represented Japan at “ONE: For Honor” while Subba was one of the two representatives of Malaysia. Australia, Cambodia, China, England, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, Scotland, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam were also represented.

Blue Corner

Born in Japan on February 22, 1989, Takahashi has been competing professionally since 2011. He made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: For Honor.”

Takahashi previously competed in Shooto. He is training out of Krazy Bee in Tokyo, Japan.

Red Corner

Born in Malaysia on July 5, 1994, Subba has been competing professionally since 2011. He is a former MIMMA Featherweight Champion.

“ONE: For Honor” marked Subba’s ninth ONE Championship bout. He is training out of Bali MMA in Bali, Indonesia and Monarchy MMA in Kuala Lumpur.

Fight Results

Takahashi and Subba competed in an MMA match in the featherweight division. Kemp Cheng served as the referee.

Cheng put a stop to the contest after 1 minute and 46 seconds in the first round. Takahashi knocked out Subba.

Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional MMA record of Takahashi to 12 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Subba now has 7 wins and 4 losses.

“ONE: For Honor” Main Event

Jonathan “The General” Haggerty, 21, of Walworth, London, United Kingdom challenged reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, 34, of Buriram, Thailand in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Check the official results for “ONE: For Honor” on Conan Daily.