Including Indonesia, 14 countries were represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. It is the first event of ONE Championship in 2019.
Featured on the fight card were two Muay Thai bouts and 12 mixed martial arts matches. In the second bout of the evening, two Indonesians namely Adi “Zenwalk” Paryanto, 26, and Aziz “The Krauser” Calim, 21, battled it out in the ONE Championship cage.
Originally, Calim was set to face Riski “Kong” Umar, 26, of Ternate, Indonesia. However, the latter was replaced by Paryanto.
Hailing from Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, Calim is of Filipino and Indonesian descent. He was born on October 10, 1997 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
When Calim made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Warrior’s Dream” on November 17, 2018 at the Stadium Istora in Jakarta, he lost to Adrian “Papua Badboy” Mattheis, 25, of Jakarta via guillotine choke submission. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked the second bout of the Indonesian-Filipino fighter in the promotion.
Paryanto has been competing professionally since 2016. He won three of his five bouts in One Pride MMA.
On May 11, 2018, Paryanto made his Brave Combat Federation debut at “Brave 12: KHK Legacy” in Jakarta. He submitted his fellow Indonesian fighter Ahmad Sopiyan in the first round.
Paryanto and Calim competed in an MMA bout in the strawweight division. Referee Kemp Cheng put a stop to the contest after 4 minutes and 40 seconds in the first round.
Calim submitted Paryanto via rear-naked choke. This improved the professional MMA record of the former to 5 wins and 3 losses and downgraded the record of the latter to 4 wins and 3 losses.
“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events
In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.
In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.
Brazil, China, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.
Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap: