ONE Championship returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with an event bursting with knockout potential on Friday, 17 May.
The main event may be a battle of elite grapplers, but the rest of the ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON card is packed with superstar strikers – from the ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Title bout to all four ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix quarter-finals, and each of the other undercard match-ups.
Ahead of what promises to be one of the most exciting nights in the history of The Home Of Martial Arts, check out nine of the greatest stoppages from the stars in action on 17 May.
Holzken’s Hammer Blows
Nieky Holzken turns the lights out on Cosmo Alexandre with a HUGE uppercut at 2:59 of Round 2! Watch the full event LIVE & FREE on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Saturday, 17 November 2018
ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Title contender Nieky “The Natural” Holzken exploded into the world’s largest martial arts organization with a crushing finish of Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre at ONE: WARRIOR’S DREAM.
The Dutchman threw a spinning kick at his Brazilian rival that forced him backward, and then followed it up with a thudding straight right that sent Alexandre reeling to the cage. From there, “The Natural” took aim with a huge right uppercut that ended the contest in style.
Holzken is keen to let his hands go again when he meets Regian Eersel for the World Title belt.
Eersel’s Concussive Combination
Kickboxing superstar Regian Eersel connects with a crushing combination to turn the lights out on Anthony Njokuani at 1:03 of Round 2!Watch the full event on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, 22 February 2019
The other half of the ONE Super Series World Title bout is Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, who earned his shot with an impressive second-round stoppage over Anthony “The Assassin” Njokuani at ONE: CALL TO GREATNESS.
In the second round of their battle, Njokuani launched a left hand at “The Immortal” but overextended and paid the price. Eersel saw a route for his right hand to find the chin and connected, and then stepped in with a left knee to the body which felled “The Assassin” and ended the bout.
He knows his power will be a major factor in his World Championship tilt against Holzken.
Yodsanklai’s Heavy-Handed Clinic
In an epic rematch 11 years in the making, Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex evens the score against Andy Souwer with a CRUSHING knockout at 0:51 of Round 2!Watch the full event on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Sunday, 31 March 2019
“The Hero” Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex leveled the scores with Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer in their rematch at ONE: A NEW ERA when he scored a second-round KO over the Dutchman after a dominant striking display.
Yodsanklai dropped Souwer in the first round, and then kept up the pressure. In round two, he backed his foe against the fence with a barrage of punches, and then landed a clean left hand to the jaw when “Souwer Power” tried to return with a hook. The man from the Netherlands went down and could not make the count to carry on.
“The Hero” will now take on Samy “AK47” Sana in the opening round of the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix.
Petchmorakot’s Incredible Elbow
Petchmorrakot knocks out the "Hitman" with a HUGE elbow at 1:15 of Round 2!Watch the full event LIVE & FREE on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, 7 December 2018
The Englishman worked well in round one with his boxing and kick-counters, but his Thai adversary found the mark with a bout-ending elbow in round two. Petchmorakot landed a jab and used his lead hand to pull Harrison’s guard down. He then stepped in with a thudding strike that dropped “The Hitman” to the canvas.
The Petchyindee Academy representative will go up against Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan on 17 May.
Alexandre’s Unanswerable Body Blow
Cosmo "Good Boy" Alexandre put on a dazzling striking display, scoring a stunning TKO at 2:41 of the second round!TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, 20 April 2018
Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre entered The Home Of Martial Arts with a second-round knockout victory at the end of a back-and-forth tussle with Australia’s Elliot “The Dragon” Compton at ONE: HEROES OF HONOR.
When Alexandre started to hone the timing of his strikes in this Muay Thai clash, he set up a perfectly-placed knee to the liver. “Good Boy’ threw a right straight and then stepped in with a left uppercut. In doing so, he primed his left knee to strike and crunched it into Compton’s midsection to score the win.
The Brazilian will make his first mixed martial arts appearance under the ONE banner against the debuting “Super” Sage Northcutt.
Arslanaliev’s Unstoppable Assault
What. A. Finish! Saygid "Dagi" Arslanaliev takes out Timofey Nastyukhin with a crazy combination at 1:57 of Round 1!Watch the full event LIVE & FREE on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Saturday, 22 September 2018
Saygid “Dagi” Guseyn Arslanaliev combined his wrestling and striking seamlessly to pick up a first-round finish over Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE: CONQUEST OF HEROES.
When “Dagi” forced the Russian to the fence with a single-leg takedown attempt, he swept Nastyukhin’s standing leg to disrupt his balance, and as the Russian tried to post up and regain his footing, Arslanaliev blasted him with a series of left hooks and maintained his attack to seal the finish as his opponent dropped to the canvas.
The Turkish athlete will be back in action in the first ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix semi-final in Singapore.
Nattawut’s Machine-Gun Punches
Smokin' Jo Nattawut brought the heat, knocking Yohann Fairtex Drai out cold at 2:59 of Round 1! TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, 13 July 2018
The powerful Thai star had already made his mark on his opponent before a blistering final sequence that knocked him out cold. “Smokin” Jo first swept his man to the canvas, and then when the Frenchman pulled himself back up, a relentless volley of left hooks and right crosses ended his night with just one second left in the opening stanza.
Nattawut will face Dutch legend Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer in the ONE Featherweight World Grand Prix quarter-finals.
Kehl’s Debut Domination
“The Hurricane” took aim at Nolan’s body, and a right hook to the solar plexus clearly took the wind out of Nolan’s sails, before a left hook dropped him to the mat. Nolan bravely stood back up, but Kehl landed a hard right to the head, followed by another thudding left to the body that sealed the deal.
Kehl will face a familiar rival in Dzhabar Askerov in his next match, with the semi-finals of ONE’s historic kickboxing tournament in his sights.
Nakahara’s Laser-Guided Left Hand
Japanese warrior Yoshiki Nakahara finishes Emilio Urrutia with a sensational TKO at 2:50 of Round 3!Watch the full event on the ONE Super App http://bit.ly/ONESuperApp | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast
Posted by ONE Championship on Saturday, 16 February 2019
The famously resilient American pushed Nakahara in some wild exchanges, but the Mach Dojo representative’s crisper striking came to the fore in the final round. When Urrutia pawed out a labored jab, Nakahara slipped outside and aimed his left hand at his rival’s jaw. It landed on the button, and the Japanese athlete swarmed for a stunning finish.
He will meet the unbeaten ground specialist Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon in an intriguing striker-versus-grappler battle inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Singapore | 17 May | 7:00PM | TV: Check local listings for global broadcast | Tickets: http://bit.ly/onedragon19