Korean martial arts heavyweight number one vs NFL star-turned celebrity grandson

Mixed martial arts heavyweight fighter Kang Ji-won (28) will compete in Asia’s largest organization, ONE Championship, in 609 days.

‘ONE Fight Night 16’ will be held on November 4 at the Lumpini Stadium (capacity 5,000) in Bangkok, Thailand. Ji-won Kang will face Ben Tynan (29), the winner of the freestyle -120kg at the 2014 Canadian Wrestling Association Youth Championships.

ONE Fight Night 16 will schedule its main card so that it can be watched live on the global OTT service ‘Amazon Prime Video’ from 8 PM on November 3 in New York, USA. In Korea, it is broadcast on ‘Coupang Play’.

Kang Ji-won’s three wins at the ONE Championship in 2021 were all KOs. Defeating 2010·2013 International Wrestling Federation World Championships Greco-Roman -96·120kg gold medalist Amir Aliakbari (36, Iran) with a left counter 1 minute and 54 seconds after the start of the match is considered the greatest achievement in Korean mixed martial arts heavyweight history. does not exist.

Ben Tynan left behind an amateur wrestling career of -129kg, including an outstanding athlete at the National College Sports Association (NJCAA) National Competition and 4th place at the National Collegiate Sports Association (NCAA) First Division Big 12 Conference Championship, and entered mixed martial arts in December 2017. I converted.

It’s his 12th consecutive win in his mixed martial arts debut, including 8 amateur fights. Ben Tynan entered ONE Championship based on his career as heavyweight champion in three US competitions, including ▲Six Feet Under ▲Northwest Fight Challenge ▲Tuff-N-Uff.

This is Kang Ji-won’s first appearance in the ONE Championship since he KO’d Paul Elliott (31, England), a fighter from England’s Middlesbrough youth team, in 58 seconds in March 2022. How you maintain your practical sense over메이저사이트 the course of 1 year and 8 months may affect the results.

His inferior physique is also a variable. Kang Ji-won must overcome his physical shortcomings, including a height of 183-191 cm and a wingspan (arms + shoulders) of 190-201 cm. Another question is how to deal with the explosive power of Ben Tynan, who finished all official mixed martial arts matches before the decision.

Ben Tynan’s rise is very impressive, with 12 wins in 12 mixed martial arts fights across striking and grappling, including ▲punching, ▲pounding, ▲elbow attack, ▲bare hand choke, ▲side press, ▲arm twisting, and ▲arm bending.

He is also noted for his blood ties as he is the grandson of the late Leo Reed, who was an American professional football (NFL) player from 1961 to 1962. After his retirement from major sports, Reed became a heavyweight in the labor movement, serving as leader of the Film, Theater and Trade section of the Canadian Truckers’ Union (IBT) from 1993 to 2013.

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