Christian Lee survives early apprehension to preserve welterweight title at ONE on High Video 4
(James Goyder is the proprietor/editor of AsianMMA.com)
Christian Lee needed to weather an early storm forward of stopping Kiamrian Abbasov in the fourth spherical to use the ONE Championship welterweight title. He can now lay claim to 2 of the promotion’s titles but indubitably did not have issues all his maintain contrivance at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Lee generally likes to construct a fleet launch up but it indubitably changed into as soon as Abbasov who came out swinging at ONE on High Video 4, striking the 24 one year former on the merit foot. He spoke back with a a hit takedown strive but the Kyrgyzstan native received merit to his toes and promptly landed a devastating left hook.
Lee changed into as soon as dropped and though he managed to accept merit up all all over again he changed into as soon as on unsteady toes. Abbasov started to tee off on the Hawaiian who one way or the opposite well survived the onslaught and scored a gradual takedown.
After such an intense opening spherical the tempo changed into as soon as understandably slower in the 2d. Lee received a takedown and started to throw elbows from mount but Abbasov reversed and stood merit up.
Before all the pieces up of the third spherical they traded low kicks as both men tried and didn’t accept the battle down. Lee perceived to be in the ascendancy at this stage with Abbasov unable to copy the hurt he had done in the foremost spherical.
They traded punches before all the pieces up of the fourth with Lee landing a exact knee. He then started to rating with fair correct low kicks to his opponent’s lower left leg, with Abbasov starting up to lose mobility this skill that.
With Ababsov backed up towards the cage and dealing wit ha damaged left leg Lee started to unload with elbows. Plenty were absorbed by his opponent’s guard but it indubitably allowed the Hawaiian to come to a decision on the battle down.
From mount he persisted to rating with elbows though they weren’t all getting throw. He regarded up at Herb Dean, imploring him to call off the contest and in the end the previous referee obliged.
The create came at the 4: 20 designate and Lee improves to 16-4 while taking pictures a welterweight belt to add to his lightweight title. Abbasov, who narrowly missed weight and had already been stripped of the title, slips to 23-6.
Earlier in the evening Stephen Loman (17-2) scored the supreme preserve of his profession at the expense of former bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes (24-6). He managed the action with a aggregate of striking and takedowns that the Brazilian former had no acknowledge for.
Fernandes made a slack launch up and Loman changed into as soon as in a space to capitalize by backing him up. Surprisingly it changed into as soon as the Filipino who regarded to come to a decision on the battle down.
The previous champion tried to net the tempo in the 2d spherical but couldn’t land a glove on Loman, The battle done with the Filipino in prime space throwing down punch after punch to depart the judges an extraordinarily easy choice.
ONE on High Video 4 Outcomes, Singapore, November 19th
- Christian Lee def. Kiamrian Abbasov via TKO (Elbows) at 4: 20 of R4
- Muay Thai: Rodtang Jitmuangnon def. Joseph Lasiri via Decision (Unanimous)
- Stephen Loman def. Bibiano Fernandes via Decision (Unanimous)
- Muay Thai: Cosmo Alexandre def. Juan Cervantes via TKO (Knees and elbow) at 1: 23 of R2
- Kim Jae Woong def. Kevin Belingon via TKO (Punches) at 2: 33 of R1
- Muay Thai: Jonathan Haggerty def. Vladimir Kuzmin via Decision (Majority) at 3: 00 of R3
- Ruslan Emilbek Uulu def. Isi Fitikefu via Decision (Atomize up)
- Submission Grappling: Danielle Kelly via def. Mariia Molchanova via Submission (Rear-bare choke)at 2: 15 of R1
- Muay Thai: Liam Nolan def. Eddie Abasolo via Decision (Unanimous)