Finland and Japan were among the countries represented at the ONE Championship event titled “ONE: Masters of Destiny” on July 12, 2019. The fight card featured mixed martial arts matches as well as ONE Super Series contests including Muay Thai and kickboxing bouts.
ONE Championship held “ONE: Masters of Destiny” at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the sixth bout of the evening, Aleksi “The Giant” Toivonen, 27, of Finland faced Akihiro “Superjap” Fujisawa, 39, of Japan.
A ONE Warrior Series alum, Fujisawa is training out of is training out of Shingi Dojo and TEAM THAI-YO in Bangkok, Thailand. “ONE: Masters of Destiny” marked his fourth ONE Championship bout.
Toivonen is training out of Evolve MMA in Singapore. He made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Masters of Destiny.”
Yoshiniro Umeki was the referee of the bout between Toivonen and Fujisawa, who competed in an MMA match in the flyweight division. It was the third MMA match of the evening.
Umeki put a stop to the flyweight contest after 3 minutes and 27 seconds in the first round. Toivonen submitted Fujisawa via rear-naked choke.
Winning at “ONE: Masters of Destiny” improved the professional MMA record of Toivonen to 7 wins, 1 loss, 0 draw and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Fujisawa now has 5 wins and 2 losses.
Check the complete “ONE: Masters of Destiny” results on Conan Daily.
Including Finland and Japan, 20 countries were represented at “ONE: Masters of Destiny.” The others were Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam and the United States.
Toivonen solely represented Finland. Fujisawa was one of the five representatives of Japan.