Ev Ting edges out Ariel Sexton at One Championship: Quest for Gold

Former world title challenger Ev Ting turned in an outstanding performance on Saturday night at One: Quest for Gold in Yangon, Myanmar, with the New Zealand based fighter edging out streaking Costa Rican fighter Ariel Sexton.

“E.T.” and “Tarzan” put on a wildly entertaining battle, with Ev Ting bringing home a well-deserved split decision!

“E.T.” and “Tarzan” put on a wildly entertaining battle, with Ev Ting bringing home a well-deserved split decision!

Posted by ONE Championship on Friday, February 23, 2018

Fighting out of Auckland MMA, Ting (15-4) once again solidified his position as a top contender in the promotion’s lightweight division with the victory. The 28 year-old has now won two on the trot following his unanimous decision loss to champion Eduard Folayang almost 12 months ago.

In the main event, middleweight champion “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang added yet another accolade to his repertoire, snatching the vacant light heavyweight title with a quick-fire 56 second knockout victory over Brazil’s Alexandre Machado.

Results:

  • Aung La N Sang def. Alexandre Machado via KO, Rd 1, 0:56
  • Ev Ting def. Ariel Sexton via Split Decision
  • Phoe Thaw def. Sor Sey via TKO (Strikes), Rd 1, 1:53
  • Timofey Nastyukhin def. Amir Khan via Unanimous Decision
  • Daichi Takenaka def. Dae Hwan Kim via Disqualification
  • Ye Thway Ne def. Saw Min Min vis Split Decision
  • Li Kai Wen def. Roel Rosauro via Submission (Guillotine Choke), Rd 1, 0:43
  • Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol def. Krisna Limbaga via Submission (Armbar), Rd 1, 4:05
  • Bozhena Antoniyar def. Shwe Sin via TKO (Strikes), Rd 1, 0:24

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