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ONE: Battleground 2 videos, results: Eko Roni Saputra scores 10-second KOTY contender

Eko Roni Saputra slept Liu Peng Shuai in just 10 seconds in Singapore.
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Featherweight Eko Roni Saputra scored one of the best knockouts of 2021 at ONE Championship: Battleground 2, a previously-recorded event that aired on tape delay Friday.

Saputra entered the cage on a four-fight winning streak with all victories coming inside the first round, but outdid himself against Liu Peng Shuai, landing a powerful right hand that dropped his opponent unconscious on the canvas.

The card was headlined by former ONE welterweight champion Eduard Folayang looking to snap a three-fight losing skid, but ended up losing a decision to Zhang Lipeng after three rounds of action.

Ex-strawweight titleholder Alex Silva returned to the winning column with an unanimous decision victory over Miao Li Tao in the co-main event.

A heavyweight contest between Alain Ngalani and Thomas Narmo ended in a no-contest after “The Panther” landed an unintentional groin strike in the second stanza. Narmo will get a quick turnaround to welcome jiu-jitsu superstar Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida to MMA on Sept. 24.

The opening bout in Singapore featured lightweights Otgonbaatar Nergui and Rahul Raju, and Raju tapped his opponent with a rear-naked choke in the second stanza to improve to 8-6 in the sport.

Check the ONE Championship: Battleground 2 complete results below.

Zhang Lipeng def. Eduard Folayang via unanimous decision
Alex Silva def. Miao Li Tao via unanimous decision
Thomas Narmo vs. Alain Ngalani - no contest (accidental groin strike)
Eko Roni Saputra def. Liu Peng Shuai via KO - Round 1, 0:10
Rahul Raju def. Otgonbaatar Nergui via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 2, 3:54

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