COMBAT SPORTS

[PHOTOS] China vs Indonesia: Zhao Zhi Kang, Paul Lumihi at ‘ONE: Dreams of Gold’ in Bangkok, Thailand

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China and Indonesia were represented at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on August 16, 2019.

Featured on the “ONE: Dreams of Gold” card were three kickboxing matches, four Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts fights. The first bout of the evening was between Zhao Zhi Kang, 24, of Inner Mongolia, China and Paul “The Great King” Lumihi, 31, of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Including China and Indonesia, 19 countries were represented at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others were Brazil, Cambodia, Cuba, Cyprus, France, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Zhao solely represented China. Lumihi was one of the five fighters who represented Indonesia.

Blue Corner

Originally from Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Lumihi currently lives in Jakarta. He has been competing professionally since 2015.

“ONE: Dreams of Gold” marked Lumihi’s second ONE Championship bout. When he made his promotional debut, he lost via unanimous decision to his countryman “The Terminator” Sunoto, 34.

Red Corner

A Chinese Sanda Champion, Zhao has been competing as a professional MMA fighter since 2012. He joined ONE Championship in 2017.

“ONE: Dreams of Gold” marked Zhao’s fifth ONE Championship bout. He was coming out of a unanimous decision loss to “Ottogi” Dae Hwan Kim, 32, of South Korea.

Results

Zhao and Lumihi competed in an MMA match in the bantamweight division. Olivier Coste served as the referee.

Coste put a stop to the bantamweight contest after 4 minutes and 8 seconds. Zhao submitted Lumihi via rear-naked choke.

Winning at “ONE: Dreams of Gold” improved the professional MMA record of Zhao to 12 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Lumihi now has 7 wins and 3 losses.

Check the complete list of “ONE: Dreams of Gold” results on Conan Daily. Here is a recap:

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