‘One Championship’ Woo Seong-hoon clashes with ‘Chinese striker’ Huyung
- on May 06, 2023
Strikers representing Korea and China face off in the flyweight division, the mixed martial arts event of Asia’s largest organization, the ONE Championship.
According to the One Championship on the 6th, ‘ONE Fight Night 11’ will be held on the 10th of next month at Lumpini Stadium (capacity 5,000) in Bangkok, Thailand. Woo Seong-hun (31) will compete with Hu Yong (27, China) in a mixed martial arts flyweight match.
ONE Fight Night 11 is a one championship competition that matches the main card schedule so that it can be watched live on the global OTT service ‘Amazon Prime Video’ from 8:00 pm on the 9th of the same month in New York, USA. In Korea, it will be broadcast as ‘Coupang Play’.
Huyung and Woo Sung-hoon have one thing in common: they competed against Yuya Wakamatsu (28, Japan), who had experience in the One Championship flyweight title fight, and Yokkai Kaewu (32), Muay Thai champion of Thailand’s ‘Max Pattaya’. Against the two, Woo Seong-hoon won 2 wins and Hu-yong won 1 win and 1 loss.
In the 2022 year-end settlement content on the One Championship official website, it is thanks to the victory over Yokkai Kaew and Wakamatsu that Woo Seong-hoon shined with two gold medals in’Mixed Martial Arts Shortest Time KO’ and’Maximum Incident TOP5’. He received a total of 100,000 dollars (approximately 스포츠토토130 million won) from the bonus for winning two games.
Woo Seong-hoon’s punch down Yokkai Kaewu in 18 seconds was recognized as the shortest KO in the 2022 One Championship mixed martial arts. Defeating Wakamatsu, third in the official flyweight rankings, by ground and pound in less than three minutes was introduced as the first of the five biggest upsets in the 2022 One Championship.
The Yokkai Kaewu match was her One Championship debut match. Chatri Sit Yottong (52, Thailand) One Championship President was impressed with his hot victory and presented Woo with the nickname ‘Dynamic’.
The top 5 biggest upsets in the 2022 One Championship included two Muay Thai matches. This means that Woo Seong-hoon won the greatest victory among the three major incidents in mixed martial arts at the One Championship last year.
Huyong defeated Yokkai Kaewu 3-0 in March 2021, but lost to Wakamatsu by unanimous decision in December. In December 2022, he escaped the crisis of a losing streak by defeating former One Championship flyweight champion Geze Eustachio (34, Philippines) with an overhand right KO in the first round.
Woo Seong-hun boasts an 80% (8/10) KO win rate, while Hu Yung boasts a 60% (6/10) KO win rate, which is his greatest strength as a mixed martial artist. It’s like getting knocked out once. Whose batting is better is likely to determine the outcome.
One Championship has held 238 events in 24 countries since 2011. In addition to mixed martial arts, kickboxing, Muay Thai, and submission grappling champion systems are also operated. In Korea, it will be broadcast on Coupang Play.