Filipina atomweight Gina Iniong victorious in ONE debut
Santino Honasan on Apr 21, 2017 08:43 PM
Gina Iniong defeated Natalie Gonzales Hills via Unanimous Decision in her ONE Championship debut
Team Lakay atomweight prospect Gina 'Conviction' Iniong made a successful splash in the ONE Championship ranks, winning her promotional debut via unanimous decision against Fil-English Natalie Gonzales Hills.
The Baguio-based fighter was in control from the opening bell, displaying her crisp striking, while managing to bring the fight to the ground at will as well.
Iniong scored a knockdown late in the first round, but was unable to end the fight.
More control from Iniong in the second round, as she kept Gonzales Hills at bay with her striking and keeping the pressure on the ONE vet.
Gonzales Hills was more aggressive in the final round, but Iniong managed to score a late takedown to secure the victory.
After three rounds, Iniong was awarded the unanimous decision victory.
Iniong improves to 5-2 in her career.