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Ye Thway Ne beats fellow Burmese fighter Mite Yine at ‘ONE: Pursuit of Greatness’

Mite Yine, Kemp Cheng, Ye Thway Ne

Mite Yine, Kemp Cheng, Ye Thway Ne

Two hometown heroes competed against each other in one of the seven mixed martial arts matches at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness.” Both fighting out of Myanmar, Ye Thway Ne, 21, and Mite Yine, 28, competed in the flyweight division.

“ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” took place at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on October 26, 2018. In the fifth bout of the evening, the predominantly Burmese crowd cheered for both Ye and Mite.

Ye overcame a gallant effort from Mite to score a unanimous decision victory. The two locked horns in an energetic clash between talented and fierce strikers, peppering each other with fiery combinations.

A tough three-round affair would end with all three judges scoring in favor of Ye, who is a two-time Lethwei Gold Belt Champion. It was his fourth victory in ONE Championship.

“ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” was the second ONE Championship event in Myanmar in 2018. Here are the official results:

  1. Flyweight bout: Rudy Agustian defeats Kaji Ebin by Submission (Americana) at 4:01 minutes of round 1
  2. Bantamweight bout: Ahmad Qais Jasoor defeats Ma Xu Dong by Knockout (KO) at 2:16 minutes of round 2
  3. ONE Super Series Kickboxing Flyweight bout: Josh Tonna defeats Joseph Lasiri by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  4. Welterweight bout: Luis Santos defeats Daichi Abe by Knockout (KO) at 0:33 minutes of round 1
  5. Flyweight bout: Ye Thway Ne defeats Mite Yine by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  6. ONE Super Series Kickboxing Bantamweight bout: Han Zi Hao defeats Ryan Jakiri by Knockout (KO) at 1:39 minutes of round 1
  7. Catch Weight bout (67.0kgs): Masakazu Imanari defeats Radeem Rahman by Submission (Armbar) at 1:23 minutes of round 1
  8. ONE Super Series Light Heavyweight Kickboxing bout: Tarik Khbabez defeats Ibrahim El Bouni by TKO at 2:26 minutes of round 3
  9. Featherweight bout: Keanu Subba defeats Phoe Thaw by Submission (Guillotine) at 2:47 minutes of round 1
  10. ONE Middleweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Mohammad Karaki by TKO (Strikes) at 2:21 minutes of round 1

Watch all the “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” bouts here:

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