Stamp Fairtex and Ritu Phogat Advance to the ONE Womens Atomweight World Grand Prix Final


ONE Championship has concluded its free-fight (MMA) event, ONE: NEXTGEN, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Friday (29/10/2021). In total, there are six battles presented.

Two of those bouts were the semifinals of the ONE Womens Atomweight World Grand Prix. Where to bring together Stamp Fairtex (Thailand) versus Julie Mezabarba (Brazil), and Ritu Phogat (India) versus Jenelyn Olsim (Philippines).

Stamp vs Mezabarba is the highlight of ONE: NEXTGEN. In this fight, Stamp demonstrated superior attacking technique and beat his opponent at the end of his range of kicks for three full rounds to take home the unanimous victory.

Stamp controlled the distance early in the first round, and forced the opponent to defend with lots of kicks and hard tricks. In the second round, Mezabarba tried to close the gap, even making a takedown.

However, the Stamp did a beautiful sweep and ended up with a full mount. The 23-year-old then beat Mezabarba with a series of sharp elbows from the top.

In the final round, Mezabarba charged forward with a combination of punches, but Stamp used his entire circle to block his opponent. With this victory, Stamp advanced to the ONE Womens Atomweight World Grand Prix final.

Ritu Phogat Susul Stamp Fairtex
Meanwhile, the duel between Phogat versus Olsim is the main support match for ONE: NEXTGEN. Phogat won the fight, and she followed Stamp to the ONE Womens Atomweight World Grand Prix final.

Just like Stamp, The Indian Tigress also brought home the victory with a unanimous decision. Early in the round, Olsim used his punches to keep Phogat at bay, but Phogat quickly switched to his world-class wrestling and gained control.

Then Phogat started the second round with a big punch and then dropped Olsim to the mat. However, the opponent continued to put up a fight by attacking continuously with his back submission attempts, but Phogat relentlessly pressed on with his chain wrestling and won.

Full Results ONE: NEXTGEN
Mixed Martial Arts – Atomweight: Stamp Fairtex defeats Julie Mezabarba by unanimous decision
Mixed Martial Arts – Atomweight: Ritu Phogat defeated Jenelyn Olsim by Round Decision
Kickboxing – Light Heavyweight: Beybulat Isaev defeated Bogdan Stoica via Round Result