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Top 5 Highlights From ONE: EDGE OF GREATNESS

ONE Championship closed out its November slate of martial arts events on a high note in “The Lion City.”

This past Friday, 22 November, The Home Of Martial Arts returned to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with ONE: EDGE OF GREATNESS, and a plethora of stars achieved some extraordinary highlight-reel finishes.

There were captivating knockouts, a few surprise submission finishes, and explosive action from beginning to end.

Before we turn the page, let’s take a look back at five of the best highlights from an unforgettable night in Singapore.

#1 Nong-O’s Devastating Punches

???? BOUT OF THE NIGHT ????

???? BOUT OF THE NIGHT ????Nong-O Gaiyanghadao knocks out Saemapetch Fairtex with a MASSIVE right hand to remain the one and only ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion!????: How to watch ???? http://bit.ly/ONEEOGHTW????: Book your hotel ???? bit.ly/ONEhotelplanner????: Watch on the ONE Super App ???? bit.ly/ONESuperApp????: Shop official merchandise ???? bit.ly/ONECShop

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, November 22, 2019

ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao successfully defended his gold and earned a highlight-reel knockout for the ages.

The legend nearly finished his compatriot, Saemapetch Fairtex, in the second round of the main event. Nong-O dropped him with a series of rapid-fire uppercuts for the first official knockdown of the contest, and then, he crumpled the challenger with more uppercuts at the very end of the stanza.

Though Saemapetch survived the period and returned with a new fire, the Thai legend would extinguish the flame. In the fourth round, Nong-O stepped forward with a right cross, which landed on the button and put his countryman down for good.

With performances like this, it will take something extremely special to knock the bantamweight king off his throne.

#2 Silva Rolls For Slick Armbar

???? TAP OUT ????

???? TAP OUT ????Former ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex Silva ???????? submits Peng Xue Wen via armbar in Round 2!????: How to watch ???? http://bit.ly/ONEEOGHTW????: Book your hotel ???? bit.ly/ONEhotelplanner????: Watch on the ONE Super App ???? bit.ly/ONESuperApp????: Shop official merchandise ???? bit.ly/ONECShop

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, November 22, 2019

Former ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex “Little Rock” Silva has taken another big step towards reclaiming his coveted belt. The Singapore-based Brazilian recovered from adversity to notch his second-consecutive armbar submission win.

Despite being rocked by a right cross from his Chinese rival Peng Xue Wen in the opening stanza, Silva recovered and came out with a vengeance in round two.

“Little Rock” mixed boxing with takedown attempts throughout the period, but in the final minute, he struck gold. He tripped Peng to the canvas, quickly jumped into full-mount, and then rolled for an armbar and got an instantaneous tap.

If Silva can get a few more exciting victories like this, then he will challenge for the belt again in no time.

#3 Worthen’s Ground And Pound

Undefeated American Troy Worthen ???????? finishes Chen Lei with a ???? GROUND-AND-POUND TKO ???? in Round 2!

Undefeated American Troy Worthen ???????? finishes Chen Lei with a ???? GROUND-AND-POUND TKO ???? in Round 2!????: How to watch ???? http://bit.ly/ONEEOGHTW????: Book your hotel ???? bit.ly/ONEhotelplanner????: Watch on the ONE Super App ???? bit.ly/ONESuperApp????: Shop official merchandise ???? bit.ly/ONECShop

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, November 22, 2019

Bantamweight star “Pretty Boy” Troy Worthen is emerging as a legitimate contender.

The Singapore-based American extended his undefeated run by displaying his dominance against Chinese hero “Rock Man” Chen Lei.

After hitting a takedown early in the second round, Worthen an NCWA Wrestling Champion softened “Rock Man” up and transitioned to more favorable positions until he reached back mount. From there, he unloaded rights and lefts until the referee called the bout.

Since joining The Home Of Martial Arts in July, “Pretty Boy” has not looked threatened in the ring at all. In 2020, fans should expect to see the American take a step up in competition.

#4 Petchmorakot’s Muay Thai Assault

???? POWERFUL ???? Petchmorakot overwhelms Charlie Peters and knocks him out in the second round!

???? POWERFUL ???? Petchmorakot overwhelms Charlie Peters and knocks him out in the second round!????: How to watch ???? http://bit.ly/ONEEOGHTW????: Book your hotel ???? bit.ly/ONEhotelplanner????: Watch on the ONE Super App ???? bit.ly/ONESuperApp????: Shop official merchandise ???? bit.ly/ONECShop

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, November 22, 2019

When Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy is in this kind of irresistible form, he will be tough to beat in the ONE Super Series featherweight division.

The 25-year-old competed under his preferred Muay Thai rule set following a trio of kickboxing bouts earlier this year, and he put on a showcase of his country’s national art to finish Charlie “Boy” Peters in the second round.

After a competitive first round, Petchmorakot stepped up a gear to overwhelm the English athlete. He first went down from the force of a barrage of elbows and knees, and then he was finished when the man from Bangkok shot another left knee into his solar plexus.

The Petchyindee Academy representative’s last KO on the global stage against Liam “Hitman” Harrison was special, but this one in “The Lion City” may have been even better.

#5 Duy Nhat Triples Up On Stunning Head Kicks

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???? EPIC KNOCKOUT ????Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat ???????? notches another stunning finish against Yuta Watanabe!????: How to watch ???? http://bit.ly/ONEEOGHTW????: Book your hotel ???? bit.ly/ONEhotelplanner????: Watch on the ONE Super App ???? bit.ly/ONESuperApp????: Shop official merchandise ???? bit.ly/ONECShop

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, November 22, 2019

“No.1” Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat has proven to be one of the most exciting breakout stars in ONE Super Series this year.

The Vietnamese hero electrified Ho Chi Minh City with a stunning KO in July, and he followed that up in Singapore with an incredible showcase of highlight-reel head kicks against Yuta Watanabe.

Two perfectly-timed strikes sent the Japanese athlete to the canvas in the opening stanza, both within seconds of each other. Then, just 30 seconds into round two, he sealed the victory with one final blow.

Now a perfect 2-0 on the global stage with a 100-percent finishing rate, the five-time WMF World Champion will be one to watch in 2020.

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