Burmese hero knocks out Brazilian MMA world champion less than one minute in first round

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EMG reporter
Aung La N Sang’s powerful right kick delivers to Machado’s head in the 56th second in the first round.

In the main event of One: QUEST FOR GOLD, Aung La N San known as Burmese Python, the Middle Weight World Champion title holder, won ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship title, delivering a knockout powerful right kick to the temple of Alexandre Machado, the Brazilian MMA world champion in the 56th seconds in the first round at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium yesterday night.

With a quick knockout victory over the Brazilian MMA world champion, Aung La N Sang became a two-division champion at One: Quest For Gold last night. Now he has the One Middleweight World Championship and ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship titles.

The fight between Aung La N Sang and Alexandre Machado ended in the less than one minute in the first round. Aung La N Sang’s right kick hit the temple of the Brazilian opponent and then the latter attempted to block it with his arms, but in a few seconds Alexandre Machado fell down. The Burmese Python further tried to strike for the kill, but the referee intervened before follow-up strikes and decided that Aung La N Sang made a breakthrough in the fight.

Aung La N Sang managed to end the fight only with the kick over the opponent as he was well-prepared for it.

The two division champion said, “It is an unforgettable night. Thanks all the fans for giving great support to me. I will try more than now I am. I will try to defend world championship titles.”  

Aung La N Sang has possessed a new record in his MMA history with both the One Middleweight World Championship and ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship belts. ONE Championship is showcasing nine level events in ONE MMA around the world. Aung La N Sang won the One Middleweight World Championship title in June in 2017. He has played 32 fights so far with 22 wins.        

Translated by Win Htut