ONE Championship 159 video, results: Reinier de Ridder puts Vitaly Bigdash out cold with inverted triangle choke
Reinier de Ridder remains highest inside the ONE Championship cage, and he did so with one of the crucial important one year’s absolute best submissions.
On Friday, de Ridder defended his delicate heavyweight establish with a first-round submission of Vitaly Bigdash at ONE Championship 159 in Singapore. “The Dutch Knight” survived an early guillotine scare to then take control of the bout on the floor, latching on an inverted triangle choke all the way through a metamorphosis of position that ended up striking Bigdash to sleep at the 3:29 mark of Round 1.
De Ridder — the No. 13-ranked middleweight inside the MMA Fighting Global Rankings — is a perfect 16-0 in his MMA profession, with 10 of those wins coming by means of submission. He is the ONE Championship middleweight champion as well, and has up to now confirmed an passion in tricky for the heavyweight establish in the future.
Check out de Ridder’s title-defending submission above.
As is common for ONE Championship, Friday’s fit featured a combined bag of combat sports activities actions, with muay Thai and kickboxing bouts taking place alongside its MMA fare.
ONE Championship atomweight kickboxing champion Janet Todd added another belt to her collection inside the co-main fit, winning the interim atomweight muay Thai establish with a unanimous selection win over Lara Fernandez, but it surely was the other MMA fights that delivered the most efficient highlights.
In the primary card opener, Danial Williams delivered a devastating knockout punch to Zeland Zhaxi, that just about face-planted the Chinese language language fighter.
In a preliminary lightweight bout, former ONE featherweight champion Marat Gafurov dominated Ariel Sexton en trail to a third-round TKO stoppage. Gafurov controlled the grappling in this battle, outworking Sexton forward of finally getting the top with strikes from once more mount.
And inside the first battle of the night time, Brazilian prospect Vladimir da Silva successfully rebounded after shedding his ONE debut earlier this one year, submitting Tae Jin Ho with a guillotine choke in the second round. Da Silva was the additional powerful fighter on the feet, decreasing Jin’s lead leg out from beneath him and causing him to shoot wherein finally ended within the fight-ending guillotine.
Moreover on the prelims, Sinsamut Klinmee delivered one of the crucial important absolute best highlights of the night time time when he knocked Liam Nolan out of the air with a brutal left hook, collapsing the muay Thai fighter in a heap on the mat.
You are able to rewatch the entire ONE Championship 159 fit on Youtube.
Check out entire results underneath:
Reinier de Ridder def. Vitaly Bigdash by means of Technical Submission (inverted triangle choke) at 3:29 of Round 1
Janet Todd def. Lara Fernandez by means of unanimous selection (muay Thai)
Muangthai P.Adequate. Saenchai def. Vladimir Kuzmin by means of get a divorce selection (muay Thai)
Zhang Peimian def. Aslanbek Zikreev by means of unanimous selection (Kickboxing)
Jamal Yusupov def. Jo Nattawut by means of unanimous selection (muay Thai)
Danial Williams def. Zeland Zhaxi by means of KO (Punch) at 4:20 of Round 1
Sinsamut Klinmee def. Liam Nolan by means of KO (Punch) at :05 of Round 2 (muay Thai)
Marat Gafurov def. Ariel Sexton by means of TKO (Punches) at 4:15 of Round 3
Valmir da Silva def. Jin Tae Ho by means of Submission (guillotine choke) at 4:55 of Round 2