China and Scotland were among the 15 countries represented at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” On the card were both mixed martial arts matches and ONE Super Series contests, featuring both kickboxing and Muay Thai.
ONE Championship held “ONE: Legendary Quest” at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on June 15, 2019. The 11th bout of the evening was between Han Zi Hao, 23, of Henan, China and Andrew “Maddog Fairtex” Miller, 28, of Glasgow, Scotland.
Han was one of the five hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: Legendary Quest” while Miller solely represented Scotland. Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented.
On June 12, 2019, Han and Miller had their official face-off during the press conference at Yunspace in Shanghai. The event was graced by ONE Championship Greater China chairman Hua Fung Teh and reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 31, of China.
Born in Cumbernauld, Glasgow on November 20, 1990, Miller started his Muay Thai training when he was 18 years old. He went on to win an SPMF Scottish Championship and a World Kickboxing Association British title.
“ONE: Legendary Quest” marked Miller’s third ONE Super Series bout. He is training out of Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailand.
At the age of 12, Han started his training in sanda. When he was 14, he moved from Hanan to Bangkok, Thailand to pursue his career as a Muay Thai fighter.
“ONE: Legendary Quest” marked Han’s fifth ONE Super Series bout. Training out of Mad Muay Thai Gym in Bangkok, he was the first athlete to earn three wins in the league.
Han and Miller competed in a Muay Thai match in the bantamweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.
Onari put a stop to the bantamweight Muay Thai bout after 2 minutes and 36 seconds when Han knocked out Miller. It was former Chinese national basketball team captain Liu Wei who handed Han’s medal inside the ONE Championship ring.
Winning at “ONE: Legendary Quest” improved the professional Muay Thai and kickboxing record of Han to 59 wins and 16 losses. On the other hand, Miller now has 34 wins, 17 losses and 2 draws.
“ONE: Legendary Quest” Main Events
Agilan “Alligator” Thani, 23, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia faced ONE Championship debutante Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, 43, of Osaka, Japan in an MMA match in the welterweight division. The Malaysian contender won via unanimous decision.
ONE Super Series debutante Alma Juniku, 18, of Australia challenged reigning ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 27, of Thailand in the main event. The Thai defending champion won via unanimous decision.
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