China’s Fu Chang Xin earns 2nd ONE Championship victory

Fu Chang Xin, Mitch Chilson

Fu Chang Xin, Mitch Chilson

Fighting out of Harbin, Heliongjiang, China, Fu Chang Xin, 25,  was one of the three Chinese contenders who competed at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on October 6, 2018. It was his second bout in ONE Championship.

“ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” featured eight ONE Super Series striking bouts and six mixed martial arts matches. In the second bout of the evening, Fu competed in an MMA match in the bantamweight division against Rin Saroth, 25, of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Referee Olivier Coste put a stop to the MMA bantamweight bout between Fu and Saroth at 3:04 in the second round. The Chinese contender submitted his Cambodian opponent via rear-naked choke.

The win at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” improved Fu’s professional MMA record to 7 wins and 1 loss. He is now riding a five-bout winning steak.

When Fu made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Battle for the Heavens” on July 27, 2018, he faced Rustem “Actor” Yensebayev, 27, of Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Chinese fighter knocked out his Kazakh opponent in the first round.

In the co-main event of “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes,” Stamp Fairtex, 20, of Pattaya, Thailand became the new ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion by dethroning Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Chinese Taipei. The Thai challenger won via unanimous decision.

In the main event, reigning World Boxing Council Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 31, of Sisaket, Thailand and his challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, 28, of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico competed in 12 rounds of boxing. The Thai defending champion retained his title by winning via unanimous decision.

Watch the “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” livestreaming here:

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