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[PHOTOS] Indonesia vs Cambodia: Rudy Agustian, Khon Sichan fight at ‘ONE: Call to Greatness’ in Singapore

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Indonesia and Cambodia were among the 17 countries represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Singapore.

Featuring six mixed martial arts matches, four kickboxing contests and one Muay Thai bout, “ONE: Call to Greatness” took place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on February 22, 2019. In the first bout of the evening, Rudy “The Golden Boy” Agustian, 33, of Indonesia faced Khon Sichan, 21, of Cambodia.

Blue Corner

Hailing from Oddar Meanchey Province, Cambodia, Sichan started his Kun Khmer training when he was 6 years old and started competing when he was 13. He made his professional MMA debut in 2013 and joined ONE Championship in 2015.

Sichan is a KWC Flyweight Champion and is training out of PROKOUT Top Team and Team Phnom Penh MMA. “ONE: Call to Greatness” marked his fourth ONE Championship bout.

Red Corner

A former Indonesian Flyweight Champion and a Muay Thai specialist, Agustian is fighting out of Golden Camp and Pitbull Academy. He made his professional MMA debut in 2016 and joined ONE Championship in 2018.

When Agustian made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on October 26, 2018, he submitted Kaji “Alpha” Ebin, 26, of the Philippines. “ONE: Call to Greatness” marked the Indonesian fighter’s third bout in the promotion.

Fight Result

Setting the tone for an action-packed evening at “ONE: Call to Greatness,” Agustian and Sichan competed in an MMA bout in the flyweight division with Olivier Coste as the referee. The Indonesian contender made a quick work of his Cambodian opponent.

Agustian was driven to claim his third consecutive victory in ONE Championship. He caught Sichan with a rear-naked choke midway through the first frame.

With Sichan in no position to escape, Agustian applied pressure on the submission and forced the tap. Coste put a stop to the contest after 3 minutes and 14 seconds in the first round.

Winning at “ONE: Call to Greatness” improved Agustian’s professional MMA record to 7 wins and 2 losses. On the other hand, Sichan now has 3 wins and 4 losses.

“ONE” Call to Greatness” Main Event

In the main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 21, of Thailand and Janet Todd, 33 of the U.S. competed for the inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship title. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” Check the complete results here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Call to Greatness” recap:

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