ONE: Ramon Gonzales win streak snapped as he falls to Chinese bet
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) November 16, 2019
BEIJING—The Filipinos opened their campaign in ONE: Age of Dragons with a loss after Ramon Gonzales fell to hometown bet Hexigetu in the curtain raiser Saturday at Cadillac Arena here.
Gonzales had little to show against a game Hexigetu, who overwhelmed the Filipino in a unanimous decision win.
The two were supposed to fight last August in Bangkok, Thailand, but the bout got called off after a hydration mishap by Gonzales.
After waiting for three months, Hexigetu wasted little time in asserting himself in their strawweight fight with a quick takedowns in each of the three rounds.
Gonzales showed futile resistance and Hexigetu took advantage of it by being the more aggressive fighter.
Gonzales saw his three-fight streak snapped as he slipped to 4-3 while Hexigetu won his second straight fight to improve to 4-3.
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