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[PHOTOS] Japan vs Lithuania: Kenta Yamada, Deividas Danyla fight at ‘ONE: For Honor’ in Indonesia

*More photos to be added after the bout

Indonesia and India were among the 16 countries represented at “ONE: For Honor.” It was the second ONE Championship event in 2019 that took place in Indonesia.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series contests, which are four Muay Thai bouts, “ONE: For Honor” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 4, 2019. The fifth bout of the evening was between Kenta Yamada, 31, of Japan and Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 27, of Lithuania.

Yamada was one of the four fighters who represented Japan at “ONE: For Honor” while Danyla solely represented Lithuania. Australia, Cambodia, China, England, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam were also represented.

Blue Corner

Danyla was 10 years old when he started his Muay Thai training. He went on to become an IMC Muay Thai World Champion.

“ONE: For Honor” marked Danyla’s third ONE Super Series contest. He is training under two-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion Sayannoi at Sitsongpeenong Phuket Muay Thai Camp in Phuket, Thailand.

Red Corner

Yamada started his boxing training when he was 16 years old and eventually switched to kickboxing. He made his professional kickboxing debut in 2005.

Training out of E.S.G., Yamada was a World Boxing Council Muay Thai Japan Champion. “ONE: For Honor” marked his second ONE Super Series contest.

Fight Results

Yamada and Danyla competed in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

After three three-minute rounds, the Muay Thai match was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Yamada, who was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional Muay Thai record of Yamada to 58 wins, 24 losses and 6 draws. On the other hand, Danyla now has 47 wins and 12 losses.

“ONE: For Honor” Main Event

Jonathan “The General” Haggerty, 21, of Walworth, London, United Kingdom challenged reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, 34, of Buriram, Thailand in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Check the official results for “ONE: For Honor” on Conan Daily.

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