ONE Championship

Koyomi Matsushima knocks out former ONE featherweight champion Marat Gafurov in the first round!

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.


Japanese knockout artist Koyomi Matsushima left a lasting impression in his ONE Championship debut, scoring a huge victory at the expense of former ONE Featherweight World Champion Marat “Cobra” Gafurov of Russia. Matsushima caught Gafurov with a stunning right cross that landed square on the Russian’s chin in the first round. As Gafurov dropped to the canvas, Matsushima poured down a volley of follow-up strikes to secure the finish. The victory earned Matsushima the GoDaddy KO of the Night honours.

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