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Osenio silences crowd with stunner over Osman; Catalan finally nails win with One

One Championship

By Ivan Saldajeno

KUALA LUMPUR--April Osenio scored a huge upset at One: Unbreakable Warriors after beating home country favorite Ann Osman at the Stadium Negara on Friday night.

Osenio won probably the biggest fight of her career after forcing Osman to a guillotine choke submission at the 4:09 mark of the first round.

Osenio's victory duplicated the feat of Rene Catalan, who finally notched a win in his stint with One Championship.

Catalan earned a unanimous decision win against Chinese opponent Zhang You Liang in the eventual curtain-raiser.

The only Filipino casualty in the said fight card was Trestle Tan, who bowed to another Malaysian pugilist, Agilan Thani, by a rear naked choke submission midway into Round 1 of their bout.

In the main event, Ev Ting sent his fellow Malaysians to a frenzy after a unanimous decision victory against Australian opponent Rob Lisita.

After the fight, Ting publicly demanded for a shot at the One lightweight title currently held by Shinya Aoki.

“I want a title shot! I want that strap!” Ting said.

Ting, however, may have to wait until 2017 before he gets his chance for the said belt as Aoki is already booked for a title defense against Osenio's Team Lakay stablemate Eduard Folayang on Nov. 11.

[Related Story: Folayang guns for One lightweight title against Japanese foe]

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