One Championship Kings of Destiny results as it happens
One Championship Kings of Destiny Results: Folayang vs. Ting
Friday, April 21, 2017
Mall Of Asia Arena
In the main event, Eduard Folayang retained his ONE Lightweight World Championship with a masterful display of striking to defeat top Malaysian lightweight Ev “E.T.” Ting. Operating behind his world-class wushu stance, Folayang dazzled with his trademark variety of lightning quick and powerful spinning attacks, pouncing on Ting with side kicks and back fists. Controlling the action from the outside with the intent to counter, Folayang allowed Ting to come forward with his attacks which were few and far between. In the end, all three judges agreed on Folayang winning a unanimous decision to remain champion after five thrilling rounds of intense action.
After the bout, eight-division world Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao congratulated Folayang inside the ONE Championship cage.
“I would like to thank Ev Ting, he really came prepared for this fight. We came to give the fans a good fight, and that’s what we have done,” said Folayang. “This is the essence of martial arts, five rounds to show how much we’ve prepared for a long time. [This fight] means a lot. A lot of you [fans] were discouraged the last time I was here, I slept on that mat. I rose up from my circumstances. I needed to train a lot to improve a lot. This is it on my shoulder. Thank you for your support.”
Eduard Folayang (c) beat. Ev Ting via Unanimous Decision to retain his ONE Championship lightweight title
Kevin Belingon beat Toni Tauru via TKO (strikes) at 2:27 of Round 1
Honorio Banariobeat Jaroslav Jartim via KO (punch) at 1:31 of Round 2
Christian Lee beat Wan Jian Ping via TKO (strikes) at 4:15 of Round 2
Danny Kingad beat Muhammad Aiman via Unanimous Decision
Stefer Rahardian beat Eugene Toquero via Unanimous Decision
Xie Bin beat Chan Rothana via submission (Guillotine) at 1:46 of Round 2
Gina Iniong beat Natalie Gonzales Hills via Unanimous Decision
Michelle Nicolini beat Irina Mazepa via submission (Armbar) at 2:11 of Round 1
Robin Catalan beat Jeremy Miado via Split Decision
Nicolini wins in spectacular fashion!