In his long-awaited first defence of his ONE Championship Middleweight title, Vitaly Bigdash showed his top-tier calibre, imposing his will on challenger Aung La Nsang on January 14 at ONE: Quest for Power in Jakarta, Indonesia.
“I had two weeks … and 10 years to prepare for Bigdash”. After just two weeks to prepare, Myanmar fighter Aung La Nsang looks to take down middleweight titleholder Vitaly Bigdash at the ONE Championship “Quest for Power” event tomorrow night in Jakarta, Indonesia.
He may be a rising star in Myanmar but Phyan Thway met his match yesterday in a Thai welterweight champion. The fan favourite battled Thailand’s Sigmanee to a five-round draw at Taungoo Indoor Stadium.
With Marcin Prachnio out due to injury, none other than Myanmar's own Aung La Nsang will be stepping back into the cage in Jakarta on January 14 to contest the ONE Middleweight World Championship against defending champion Vitaly Bigdash.
The face of Filipino mixed martial arts, Baguio City’s Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (16-5-0) is up for a much-deserved shot at Shinya Aoki (39-6-0) and his ONE Lightweight World Championship belt in the top card fight at One Championship’s Defending Honor on November 11 in Singapore.
Already adept in jiu-jitsu and aikido in addition to lethwei and karate, Phoe Thaw is a formidable match for Myanmar’s local fighters, but he has still yet to be tested by a foreign opponent. In 2017, he plans to change that.
From training under a bridge in North Okkalapa to fighting for a title belt in front of thousands of fans, martial artist Phoe Thaw has rapidly ascended the ranks of Myanmar’s combat elite. The former lethwei fighter will face off tonight at ONE Championship’s State of Warriors event against five other local fighters in the country’s inaugural MMA featherweight championship.