Asia-Pacific mixed martial arts promotion Legend Fighting Championship made their Malaysian debut with Legend 11 at Chin Woo Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday night, April 27.
In the main event, Japan’s Koji “The Commander” Ando took on Mongolia’s Jadamba Narantugalag for the Legend Lightweight Championship. It was a closely contested battle with all three judges scoring it 19-19 going into the third round.
Just 47-seconds into round three Narantugalag suffered an injury which left him unable to continue, giving Ando the TKO victory and Legend Lightweight Title.
Two other championship bouts were on the card with Li Jingliang of China submitting New Zealand’s Luke Jumeau for the Legend Welterweight Title and China’s Ji Xian submitting Agustin Delarmino Jr. for the Legend Bantamweight Title.
The complete results for Legend 11 includes:
- Rocky Lee def. Hanif bin Zainal by Technical Submission (Armbar) at 2:02 of Rd 1
- Baasankhuu Damnlanpurev def. Tenglige by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:35 of Rd 1
- Jo Nam Jin def. Ruel Catalan by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:05 of Rd 1
- Danaa Batgerel def. Kai Kara-France by Unanimous Decision at 5:00 of Rd 3
- Sam Chan def. Gugun Gusman by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:20 of Rd 2
- Choi Yeong Gwang def. Ev Ting by Split Decision at 5:00 of Rd 3
- Hideto Tatsumi def. Gareth Ealey by Unanimous Decision at 5:00 of Rd 3
- Yusuke Kasuya def. Damien Brown by Submission (Armbar) at 4:47 of Rd 3
- Yang Hae Jun def. Sam Brown by Unanimous Decision at 5:00 of Rd 3
- (Bantamweight Title) Ji Xian def. Agustin Delarmino, Jr., by Submission (Armbar) at 4:31 of Rd 1
- (Welterweight Title) Li Jingliang def. Luke Jumeau by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:35 of Rd 3
- (Lightweight Title) Koji Ando def. Jadamba Narantungalag by TKO (Injury) at 0:47 of Rd 3
Founded in 2009 by Chris Pollak and Mike Haskamp, former classmates at Columbia Business School, Legend Fighting Championship is a leading mixed martial arts promotion in the Asia-Pacific and has a broadcast reach of one billion viewers in 152 countries. Visit www.legendfc.com for more information.
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