Jhanlo Sangiao chokes out Indonesian foe in ONE debut
MANILA, Philippines—Jhanlo Sangiao had a dominating debut in his international career, submitting Indonesian veteran Paul Lumihi via rear naked choke 1:41 into the first round of their bantamweight bout in ONE: Winter Warriors 2 Friday at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The son of Team Lakay patriarch Mark Sangiao, Jhanlo came out of the gates fast landing two quick hooks.
After absorbing a crisp left hook from Lumihi, Jhanlo went back to his offense pestering the 33-year-old with more punches before shooting for a takedown.
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Jhano, who initially wanted to finish the fight via twister, finally got Lumihi’s back and locked in the rear naked choke.
“It was my dream since I was a kid, thank you so much to my team, my family, my coach, my dad,” said Jhanlo who also thanked ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong.
Jhanlo is now at 4-0 in his professional career and in the process sent Lumihi (7-6) to his fifth straight loss.
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