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Japan vs China: Senzo Ikeda, Hui Liang fight at ‘ONE: Collision Course 2’ in Singapore

Hui Liang, Senzo Ikeda (©ONE Championship)

Hui Liang, Senzo Ikeda (©ONE Championship)

After losing to two Team Lakay fighters, Senzo Ikeda (池田仙三), 38, of Japan finally earned his first victory in ONE Championship. The Japanese mixed martial artist was one of the winners at “ONE: Collision Course 2,” the Singapore-based martial arts promotion’s last event in 2020.

Ikeda is traning at The Paraestra Matsudo in Chiba, Japan.  “ONE: Collision Course 2” marked his third outing in ONE Championship.

Featuring four MMA fights and two Muay Thai contests, “ONE: Collision Course 2” took place place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore and broadcast in the evening of December 25, 2020. It was pre-recorded with a limited audience in attendance due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

In the first bout of the evening, Ikeda fought “The Little Monster” Hui Liang, 22, of China in an MMA bout at a catch weight of  60 kg. Mohamad Sulaiman served as the referee.

 

Winning at “ONE: Collision Course 2” improved the professional MMA record of Ikeda to 13 wins, 8 losses and 1 draw. In 2019, he lost to Danny Kingad and Lito Adiwang, who are both training at Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines.

On the other hand, Hui now has 19 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw. He previously competed in ONE Hero Series.

Trains at Sunkin International Fight Club in China, Hui stands 163 cm. Ikeda is 10 cm taller.

Nine countries were represented at “ONE: Collision Course 2” namely Algeria, Brazil, China, France, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Singapore and South Korea. Hui solely represented China while Ikeda was one of the two fighters who represented Japan.

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