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ONE Championship 28 results: Nastyukhin victorious, two tournament winners crowned


ONE Championship returned to China on Saturday, and Timofey Nastyukhin scored another finished in the main event.

The Russian prospect, who stopped Eduard Folayang in one round of his promotional debut in December, finished Yusuke Kawanago in the opening round at the Guangzhou International Sports Arena in Guangzhou, China, improving to 9-1 as a mixed martial artist.

ONE Championship 28 also featured a pair of one-night tournaments. In the 145-pound division, Huang Di Yuan stopped Tian Jian She at the end of the first round to advance to the finals, where he defeated Ma Jia Wen via unanimous decision. In the flyweight division, Wu Ze scored a second-round submission over Wu Hui Qiang before winning the tournament with a split decision over Yang Jian Bing.

A pair of Brazilian grapplers were also victorious on the card. Zorobabel Moreira, a former lightweight title challenger, stopped Christian Holley in 14 seconds, while Marcos Santana tapped Ruel Catalan in his MMA debut.

Check below for complete results of ONE Championship 28:

Main card:
Timofey Nastyukhin def. Yusuke Kawanago via TKO (1st, 1:32)
Zorobabel Moreira def. Christian Holley via submission (verbal submission) (1st, 0:14)
Marcos Santana def. Ruel Catalan via submission (guillotine choke) (1st, 2:12)

Guangzhou featherweight tournament:
Final: Huang Di Yuan def. Ma Jia Wen via unanimous decision
Semi-final: Ma Jia Wen def. Biekemulati Nulijiao via TKO (2nd, 2:06)
Semi-final: Huang Di Yuan def. Tian Jian She via verbal submission (1st, 5:00)
Alternate bout: Wang Ya Yong def. Li Yun Long by TKO (2nd, 2:45)

Guangzhou flyweight tournament:
Final: Wu Ze def. Yang Jian Bing via split decision
Semi-final: Wu Ze def. Wu Hui Qiang via submission (rear-naked choke) (2nd, 4:42)
Semi-final: Yang Jian Bing def. Wang Shuo via unanimous decision
Alternate bout: Hu Ri Ge def. Zhao Xiao Tong via submission (rear-naked choke) (1st, 4:41)

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