Main event Lightweight Title :
𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐞 𝐯𝐬 𝐎𝐤 𝐑𝐚𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐨𝐧
for the first time since Nov 2018, Champion Christian Lee lost his belt in a very close fight. Christian has not been drag to a 5 round war since his split decision lost to Martin Nguyen in May 2018.
Both Christian & Ok has their moment. Christian could not get his grappling going as Ok defended most of the take down very well, and as the round progress to championship round Ok seems to fair better.
It is a golden 2021 for Ok. Since coming into ONE Championship has really surprise many. Taking out former champion Marat Gafurov in a decision win in April, then surprise everyone by another decision win over former UFC Lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez just in a week’s time after his win over Marat!
In the closing moment of the 5th round, Christian cliped Ok, but just barely, Ok recovered fast & well, also managed to put his own offences in the blitz. Even the two commentators was screaming excitedly as though this will be the deciding factor for the judges.
In the after fight interview, Christian voice his dissatisfaction over the unanimous decision lost. He believe he has scored near finish and wanted an immediate rematch.
Well, this result will be much talk about again. Whether ONE will review the result will certainly be interesting to see.
Just two weeks ago in ONE Championship: EMPOWER, saw a controversial split decision lost for Filipino Denice Zamboanga to Korean Seo Hee Ham. Many is of the opinion that Denice clearly won.
It created a lot of discussion over ONE’s way of judging criteria following the Global Ruleset which judge by the entirety of the fight vs UFC & most other MMA organization’s which judge round by round. ONE board reviewed it but the result remains.
You can watch the entire𝙊𝙉𝙀 𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙥 : 𝙍𝙀𝙑𝙊𝙇𝙐𝙏𝙄𝙊𝙉 fight card of here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZuFF3rS6sc