ONE: Filipino bet Eric Kelly absorbs quick KO as losing skid stretches

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:49 PM April 12, 2019

Eric Kelly helped off the mat after absorbing brutal KO from South Korea’s Won Il Kwon. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

MANILA, Philippines—It took just one punch for South Korea’s Won Il Kwon to dictate the match and score the technical knockout win over the Philippines’ Eric Kelly in ONE: Roots of Honor Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.

Won landed a big right overhand that sent Kelly to the mat.


The Korean then landed stiff hammer throws forcing the referee to call a stop to the match 19 seconds into the first round.

Won bounced back from his February loss to Masakazu Imanari to improve to 4-1 while Kelly (12-6) continued his slide, losing his sixth straight fight since 2015.

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