Watch: Mikey Musumeci Defeats Gantumur Bayanduuren At ONE on Fight Night 6

Mikey Musumeci defeated Gantumur Bayanduuren to defend his ONE Championship submission grappling flyweight title.

Mikey Musumeci
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Mikey Musumeci was able to grind out a victory over Gantumur Bayanduuren at ONE on Fight Night 6.

ONE Championship has been putting on some amazing shows lately. From MMA to kickboxing and Muay Thai, to grappling, the stars have been shining. On Friday, ONE on Fight Night 6: Superbon vs. Allazov on Prime Video took place at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. This event showcased some amazing grappling and kickboxing. One bout that stood out to fans was the submission grappling match between Mikey Musumeci and Gantumur Bayanduuren.

Coming into the bout Musumeci was riding a three-match winning streak in ONE and was holding the flyweight title. Taking on Bayanduuren, who has a record of 3-1 in MMA and a background in Sambo wrestling was no easy task, however, the New Jersey native, Musumeci was able to take control in the bout and work his way to a victory.

Mikey Musumeci grinds his way to a unanimous decision victory at ONE on Fight Night 6

The bout began and almost right away Musumeci pulled guard, he was working the legs for a large portion of the fight but Bayanduuren did a great job defending. After the bout was reset the legs and knees became more of a target as Musumeci tried to end the match with his signature ‘Mikey lock’ his take on an ankle lock, but again Bayanduuren escaped but not before a scary scene that looked as if his leg was going to break in two. 


“His leg popped like 20 times,” Musumeci said via ONE Championship. “I’ve never felt somebody’s leg explode like that.”

After the completion of 10 brutal minutes, Musumeci pulled out the unanimous decision. After the bout, he spoke to the crowd candidly about his battle with depression.

Here are all the results from ONE on Fight Night 6: Superbon vs. Allazov on Prime Video:

  • Featherweight Kickboxing Chingiz Allazov def. Superbon Singha Mawynn-KO 
  • Flyweight Kickboxing Superlek Kiatmuu9 def. Daniel Puertas- Unanimous Decision 
  • Flyweight Submission Grappling Mikey Musumeci (c) def. Bayanduuren Gantumur- Unanimous Decision
  • Catchweight (215 lbs) Aung La Nsang def. Gilberto Galvão-TKO
  • Catchweight (136.5 lbs) Kickboxing Rodtang Jitmuangnon def. Jiduo Yibu- Unanimous Decision 
  • Women’s Strawweight Kickboxing Stamp Fairtex def. Anna Jaroonsak- Split Decision
  • Featherweight Garry Tonon def. Johnny Nuñez- Submission
  • Catchweight (150 lbs) Shoko Sato def. Kim Jae Woong- Unanimous Decision
Published on January 14, 2023 at 10:08 am
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