Luis "Sapo" Santos
Luis “Sapo” Santos

Igor Svirid (10-1) took home ONE FC’s inaugural middleweight championship today in Singapore as he stopped previously unbeaten Leandro Ataides (8-1) with punches just 17-seconds into the opening frame.

“ONE FC 22: Battle of Lions” was held at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang and streamed live on www.onefc.com for $9.99.

Also, making his ONE FC debut, ATT powerhouse Luis “Sapo” Santos (61-9-1) destroyed one Bakhtiyar Abbasov (12-4) with a flying knee just 53-seconds into their bout. Santos has stopped his last seven opponents — six in the first round. Look for the 34-year-old Brazilian to give ONE FC welterweight champ Ben Askren a run for his title in the very near future. “Sapo” called Askren out after the fight.

Full ONE FC 22 results:

MAIN CARD

  • Igor Svirid def. Leandro Ataides by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (:17)
  • Koji Ando def. Zorobabel Moreira by TKO (punches, soccer kicks) Rd 3 (4:21)
  • Luis Santos def. Bakhtiyar Abbasov by KO (knee to the body) Rd 1 (:53)
  • Tatsuya Mizuno def. Brayan Rafiq by unanimous decision
  • Christophe Vandijck def. Dwayne Hinds by submission (punches) Rd 1 (2:40)
  • Major Overall def. Cary Bullos by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (:29)
  • Martin Nguyen def. Rocky Batolbatol by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (2:10)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Amir Khan def. Waqar Umar by KO (elbows) Rd 1 (1:25)
  • Jeff Huang def. Zuli Silawanto by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (3:10)
  • Kirstie Gannaway def. Adek Omar by submission (armbar) Rd 1 (2:34)

Check out “Sapo” Santos’ flying knee KO below courtesy @ZProphet_MMA:


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By Jack Bratcher

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