Martin Nguyen shocks the world with knockout of Eduard Folayang in Manila

Santino Honasan on Nov 10, 2017 10:50 PM
Martin Nguyen shocks the world with knockout of Folayang
Martin Nguyen is now a two-division world champion. (Photo courtesy of ONE Championship)

History is made. 

Going up against the champion of a heavier weight division, reigning ONE Championship featherweight champion Martin Nguyen shocked the world by knocking out Eduard Folayang to snatch the ONE lightweight world championship at ONE: Legends of the World, Friday evening at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. 

Nguyen landed a well-timed counter hook as Folayang attempted a spinning heel kick, knocking the Pinoy superstar out cold. 

The stoppage came in at the 2:20 mark of the second round. 

Nguyen now holds both the ONE Championship featherweight and lightweight titles. 

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