Thailand and Cambodia were among the 14 countries 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 second bout of the evening, Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige, 29, faced Nou Srey Pov, 24, of Cambodia.
Ishige was one of the seven hometown heroes competing at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Nou was one of the two fighters representing Cambodia.
Nou Srey Pov is training out of Cambodian Top Team in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is a Kun Khmer World Champion with a record of 91 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws in the Cambodian martial art.
“ONE: Clash of Legends” marked Nou’s ONE Championship debut. It was also her first MMA bout.
Ishige was born in Thailand to a Japanese father and Thai mother. When she was 9 years old, she started her martial arts training with aikido and taekwondo.
Training out of Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand and Bangkok Fight Lab in Bangkok, Thailand, the Thai-Japanese MMA fighter has been competing professionally since 2017. “ONE: Clash of Legends” marked her seventh ONE Championship bout.
Ishige and Nou competed in an MMA bout in the women’s atomweight division. Kemp Cheng served as the referee.
After three five-minute rounds, the contest was left in the hands of the judges. Cheng raised the hand of Nou, who was declared the winne via unanimous decision.
Winning at “ONE: Clash of Legends” improved Nou’s professional MMA record of 1 win and 0 loss. On the other hand, Ishige now has 4 wins and 3 losses.
“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.
China, France, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, 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