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Unstoppable Lee retains ONE crown

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ANGELA “Unstoppable” Lee continued to live up to her moniker by retaining her ONE Atomweight World Championship with a spectacular submission of top contender Istela Nunes of Brazil during ONE: Dynasty of Champions at the Singapore Indoor Stadium last Friday, May 26.

In an exciting main event showdown between two talented females Lee overcame the spirited challenge of Nunes to win by submission in the second round.

After catching Nunes with a twister in the first stanza, the bout appeared all but over. However, through sheer willpower and determination, Nunes was able to power through the situation and survive.

In the second round, Lee went right back to work on the ground, finishing Nunes with an anaconda choke to retain her title.

Angela Lee raises her hand in triumph as she extends her unbeaten streak. Lee retained her ONE Atomweight World Championship with a submission victory over Istela Nunes during ONE: Dynasty of Champions at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. ONE Championship

“I really love you guys and it’s an honor to fighter here (in Singapore) as your champion. To everyone who is watching from all around the world, thank you guys so much, it means the world to me,” said Lee in the post-fight interview. “The anaconda choke is one of our favorites, so I was really happy to win with that submission tonight.”

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In other fights of the evening ONE Welterweight World Championship Ben Askren defeated Agilan Thani by submission through Arm Triangle Choke at 2:20 of the first round.

Zebaztian Kadestam established himself as the top welterweight contender with a devastating knockout victory over Luis Santos who was knocked senseless with a knee to the head at 2:18 mark of the third round.

In the ONE Grappling Super-Match bout Garry Tonon defeated Shinya Aoki by submission through Heel Hook.

Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke showcased his frightening striking power at strawweight by knocking Adrian Matheis after just 44 seconds.

In a flyweight bout Geje Eustaquio prevailed over Anatpong Bunrad by posting a Split Decision after three rounds

Amir Khan defeated Rajinder Singh Meena in a lightweight bout by TKO through Strikes at 1:29 of the first round.

In a women’s strawweight bout that went the distance Tiffany Teo defeated Rebecca Heintzman-Rozewski by Unanimous Decision after three rounds.

Istela Nunes (in white) is contorted at an impossible angle as she is submitted through Anaconda Choke by Angela Lee at ONE: Dynasty of Championship. ONE Championship

Rika Ishige defeated Nita Dea by Submission through Rear Naked Choke at 2:39 minutes of round 1 of their atomweight bout.

In a catchweight bout at 69 kg Chen Lei defeated Jeremy Meciaz by TKO through strikes at the 2:56 minute mark of round 1.

ONE Championship, the largest sports media property in Asian history, once again electrified the Singapore Indoor Stadium as the organization played host to yet another evening of authentic martial arts action.

ONE: Dynasty of Champions showcased the absolute best in international martial arts talent, featuring a packed card of compelling bouts that left the crowd on the edge of their seats.

For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.onefc.com, follow on Twitter and Instagram @ONEChampionship, and like on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ONECh ampionship.

ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia featuring the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia.

ONE Championship is broadcast to over one billion viewers across 118+ countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including FOX Sports, Setanta, MNC, Astro, Thairath TV, ABS-CBN, TV5, MYTV, HTV, OSN and more.

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