Indonesia and India were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” It is the first event of Singapore-based martial arts organization ONE Championship in 2019.
Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and two Muay Thai contests, “ONE: Eternal Glory” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. The ninth bout of the evening is a battle between wushu fighters Priscilla “Thathi” Hertati Lumban Gaol, 30, of Jakarta faced Puja “The Cyclone” Tomar, 25, of Madhya Pradesh, India.
Tomar resides in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India and trains out of Crossfit Fitness Academy in Delhi, India. She is a multiple-time Indian National wushu champion.
Competing professionally since 2013, Tomar fought first in Super Fight League before joining ONE Championship. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked her third ONE Championship bout.
At the age of 17, Gaol started her wushu training. She went on to become a local boxing champion, an Indonesian National Wushu Champion and a Southeast Asia Games Wushu bronze medalist.
Training out of Siam Training Camp in Jakarta, Gaol was the ONE Championship athlete with the most fights in 2018, winning five out of six. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked her ninth outing in the Singapore-based promotion.
Gaol and Tomar competed in an MMA bout in the women’s atomweight division at “ONE: Eternal Glory.”
After three five-minute rounds, the contest was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Olivier Coste raised the hand of Tomar, who was declared the winner via split decision.
Winning at “ONE: Eternal Glory” improved Tomar’s professional MMA record to 4 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Gaol now has 5 wins and 4 losses.
“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Events
In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.
In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.
Brazil, China, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.
Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap: