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Adrian Mattheis knocks out Angelo Bimoadji in the first round at ONE: Conquest of Heroes


The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held another unforgettable evening in Indonesia’s bustling capital city of Jakarta, featuring the best and the brightest in the constantly-expanding world of martial arts. ONE: CONQUEST OF HEROES sent shockwaves of excitement through the packed Jakarta Convention Center as the card featured a series of compelling bouts, punctuated by a highly-anticipated championship rematch. In the main event, Joshua Pacio of the Philippines defeated grappling wizard Yoshitaka Naito of Japan to be crowned the new ONE Strawweight World Champion.

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Local martial arts star Adrian “Papua Badboy” Mattheis turned in a spectacular performance to place himself back in the winner’s circle, stopping countryman Angelo “The Unicorn King” Bimoadji in the first round of a scheduled three-round strawweight contest. After a brief grappling exchange, the two men found themselves back on their feet trading strikes. Mattheis then unloaded a left hook, uppercut combination to end matters midway through the opening frame. Referee Yuji Shimada had no choice but to call a halt to the contest after Bimoadji was out on his feet.

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