On Wednesday, April 21, ONE Championship again aired on primetime in the U.S., hosting ONE on TNT III from Singapore.
In the night’s headliner, former UFC combatant John Lineker battled Troy Worthen. After working the body of Worthen with punches throughout the opening frame, the Brazilian fired a right straight late in the round that sent an unconscious Worthen crashing to the mat.
Also on the card, two striking superstars collided as former GLORY champion Nieky Holzken took on Australia’s John Wayne Parr in a Muay Thai contest. Holzken dropped Parr with a spinning heel kick in the fight’s first round. In round two, Holkzen dropped Parr again with a counter left hand, before putting the Aussie away with a head kick to earn the stoppage.
The prelims aired on B/R Live at 8:30 p.m. ET. The main card followed on TNT at 10 p.m. ET.
Yuya Wakamatsu def. Reece McLaren by unanimous decision
Rae Yoon Ok def. Marat Gafurov by unanimous decision
Li Tao Miao def. Ryuto Sawada by unanimous decision
Muay Thai: Nieky Holzken def. John Wayne Parr by knockout (head kick). Round 2, 1:23