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ONE X: Angela Lee nonetheless the atomweight champ after submitting Stamp


Angela Lee vs Stamp Fairtex in ONE X occasion. ONE PHOTO

SINGAPORE–Angela Lee is again like she by no means left.

The ladies’s atomweight champion retained her strap after submitting Grand Prix winner Stamp Fairtex within the second spherical of the principle occasion of ONE X at Saturday at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Lee, who’s coming off a two 12 months layoff, survived an early assault from Fairtex, who tagged her with physique pictures within the first spherical, and took the Thai fighter to the mat the place she dominated for the end by way of rear bare choke 4:50 in spherical two.

The American-Singaporean champion, who held her child readily available and her new gold strap on the opposite, gave credit score to Fairtex for the robust problem.

“That physique shot harm, however I can let you know the contractions [during child birth] harm greater than that,” stated Lee after the match. “I gotta give it to credit score, I like her. I averted her seeing her this week as a result of I do know if I noticed her, I’m gonna give her a hug.”

Within the co-main even, Demetrious Johnson promptly choked out Muay Thai champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon within the second spherical of the particular guidelines struggle.

Johnson, broadly thought-about the best blended martial arts fighter of all time, put Rodtang to sleep 2:13 within the second spherical to the delight of the packed stadium, which marked the return of followers to the ONE Championship occasions.

And that was after participating and touchdown some stable punches in opposition to Rodtang, top-of-the-line stand-up fighters proper now, within the Muay Thai opening spherical.

“35 years previous child. I ain’t no spring rooster however I can nonetheless struggle,” stated Johnson, whose standing as an absolute crowd draw was evident as ever.

Within the different outcomes, Superbon Singha Mawynn scored a unanimous resolution win over Marat Grigorian to defend his featherweight kickboxing strap for the primary time.

Adriano Moraes additionally defended flyweight title, submitting Yuya Wakamatsu with a guillotine choke within the third spherical.

Yoshihiro Akiyama, in the meantime, thrilled followers with a comeback victory, stopping former ONE light-weight champion Shinya Aoki within the second spherical of their light-weight “legends” struggle.

The 46-year-old Akiyama survived Aoki’s submission makes an attempt within the opening spherical then pummeling his Japanese rival within the subsequent spherical, prompting the referee to cease the competition.

Eduard Folayang additionally joined the principle occasion’s winners circle, dominating retiring John Wayne Parr within the Muay Thai.

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