ONE: Silva ends Suzuki’s undefeated streak
Alex Silva put an end to Hayato Suzuki’s winning streak in ONE Championship earning a superb submission victory in the Legends of the World card Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.
Brazil’s Silva (6-1) transitioned from his guard position and isolated Suzuki’s (17-1) left arm for an arm bar, forcing the Japanese to tap 1:22 into the first round of their strawweight division fight.
Reece Mclaren of Australia also earned his own submission victory after methodically tiring out Thailand’s Anatpong Bunrad.
Mclaren (10-5) had several transitions before strapping Bunrad (5-4) in a D’Arce choke that forced the Thai flyweight to tap with eight seconds left in the first, 4:52.
In the featherweight division, China’s Zhao Zhikang submitted Cambodia’s Thai Ritty 2:31 in the first round of their featherweight bout.
Zhao put Ritty in a rear naked choke to go up 10-1 while the Cambodian fell to 6-3.
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