Indonesia and China were among the 14 countries to be represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Thailand.
Featuring five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts, “ONE: Clash of Legends” took place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on February 16, 2019. In the first bout of the evening, Elipitua Siregar, 22, of Indonesia faced Liu Peng Shuai, 22, of China.
Siregar was the only athlete representing Indonesia. Liu was one of the two fighters from China.
Liu grew up on a farm in Henan, China and was sent to the famed Shaolin Tagou martial arts school by his parents. He went on to become the ONE Hefei Flyweight Tournament Champion.
Training out of Fighting Bros Club in Beijing, China, the Henan native has been competing professionally since 2016. “ONE: Clash of Legends” marked his fourth ONE Championship outing.
Hailing from North Sumatra, Indonesia, Siregar is training out of Tigershark Fighting Club in Jakarta, Jakarta. As a child, he was sent by his family to his uncle in Jakarta, Indonesia where he started his training in wrestling.
Eventually, Siregar became an Indonesian National Wrestling Champion. “ONE: Clash of Legends” marked his fourth ONE Championship bout.
Siregar and Liu competed in an MMA bout in the strawweight division. Olivier Coste served as the referee.
Coste put a stop to the contest after 4 minutes and 15 seconds on the third round. Liu submitted Siregar via kimura.
Winning at “ONE: Clash of Legends” improved Liu’s professional MMA record to 6 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Siregar now has 3 wins and 1 loss.
“ONE: Clash of Legends” Main Events
In the co-main event of the evening, Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 28, of Thailand faced Alaverdi “Babyface Killer” Ramazanov, 24, of Russia in a Muay Thai bout in the bantamweight division. The Thai contender won via split decision.
In the main event, Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, 32, of Thailand and Han Zi Hao, 23, of China competed for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.
Cambodia, France, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Check all the results here.
“ONE: Clash of Legends” full video