Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

Muay Thai

Buntan takes close decision for second win in ONE

Jackie Buntan continued her impressive run, taking a close majority decision win over Ekaterina Vandaryeva during ONE on TNT IV, Thursday morning at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Coming off a dominant unanimous decision win over Wondergirl Fairtex during Fists of Fury last February 26, the 23-year-old Buntan showed a different facet of her game this time around.

After struggling with Vandaryeva’s range in the opening round, the Filipino-American made necessary adjustments in the last two rounds.

Buntan made sure to stay low in the final two rounds, battering her opponent with leg kicks to frustrate Vandaryeva.

“Yeah she did a fantastic keeping her range but I was able to adjust,” said Buntan.

“I had an issue picking up my range but was able to get it back in the second and third round.”

Buntan raised her record to an impressive 22-5 slate.

Vandaryeva though expressed her frustration, saying that she believes that she won the bout.

“I’m doing muay thai for 12 years already. With the rules that I know, I believe that I won based on that,” she said.

The 30-year-old kickboxer out of Belarus dropped to 58-10.

#ReadMore  Rene Catalan continues rampage with TKO win
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like

Mixed Martial Arts

It seems like Eduard “Landslide” Folayang isn’t the only person interested in facing Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki once more, even after the latter put...

Mixed Martial Arts

Shinya Aoki does not want to see fellow 37-year-old Eduard Folayang hang up his gloves just yet. After going 2-1 in their five-year-long rivalry...

Mixed Martial Arts

Eduard Folayang offered no excuses for his loss against Shinya Aoki, Thursday morning during ONE on TNT IV. The 37-year-old native of Baguio City...

Mixed Martial Arts

Concerned has been the mixed martial arts community after Eduard Folayang suffered another setback on ONE on TNT IV. In a one-sided affair that...

Mixed Martial Arts

Reigning ONE Middleweight World Champion Reinier “The Dutch Knight” De Ridder continued his mastery over Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang and this...

Mixed Martial Arts

Shinya Aoki took the final chapter of his storied rivalry with Eduard Folayang, getting a quick submission win via a left armbar (4:20) on...

Mixed Martial Arts

Eduard “Landslide” Folayang knows what he needs to do when he meets fellow former lightweight king Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki in the Circle this...

Muay Thai

Jackie Buntan is back in action this week, and excited to continue representing both the United States and the Philippines, where her family was...

Advertisement