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Jenelyn Olsim out-grappled by Ritu Phogat, bows out of ONE GP


Jenelyn Olsim could not overcome the wrestling of Ritu Phogat, falling via unanimous decision in the semifinals of the ONE Atomweight World Grand Prix, Friday evening during NextGen held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The 24-year-old Olsim had no answer for the takedowns of Phogat during the start of all three rounds.

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Though the Team Lakay standout was able to get some submission attempts of her back, she could not finish it.

With one minute left, Olsim was able to get Phogat down. Once there, she went for broke by attempting a triangle variation but to no avail.

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Phogat now awaits the winner of the Stamp-Julie Mezabarba match.

Phogat was originally scheduled to face Itsuki Hirata but the Japanese fighter suffered an injury.

Olsim took the fight on four days notice. She was supposed to face Jihin Radzuan.

Besides the win, Phogat also raised her record to 7-1.

Olsim lost for the first time in ONE’s main brand, falling to 5-3.

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