(Mongolian Jadamba submits Korean Nam Yui Chul to retain thelightweight championship at City of Dreams exclusively presents Legend 8 atAsia-World Expo in Hong Kong)
From Legend Fighting Championship:
HONG KONG – Friday, March 30 2012: Apacked AsiaWorld-Expo tonight saw defending lightweight champion JadambaNarantungalag of Mongolia end South Korean Nam Yui Chul’s three-match Legendwin streak by submission at 0:58 in the second round the main event of Legend 8exclusively presented by City of Dreams, Macau.
In the wild featherweight championship co-main event Chinese submissionspecialist Xi Jian lost to Japanese rival Yusuke Kawanago, who pulled out asubmission of his own in the final minute of the second round. The exciting,frenetic bout was also named “Fight of the Night.”
Australian Rob Hill earned the “Submission of the Night” award with arear naked choke of Japan’s Yusuke Kasyua. Filipino fighter Augustin Delarmino,Jr. won the Legend prize for “Knockout of the Night” his stunningvictory over Kiwi and Legend rookie Kai Kara-France.
In another Legend milestone, two Hong Kong fighters faced off against eachother, with Terrance Chan winning a turnaround victory over Alex Lee with anarm bar submission in the second round.
“Hong Kong is the birthplace of Legend, and we always anticipate excitingmatchups here,” said Legend co-founder Chris Pollak. “Legend 8 was agreat homecoming for us. Our fighters didn’t disappoint, it was a specialnight.”
Legend 9 will be held on June 16 at Cityof Dreams, Macau.
LEGEND 8 RESULTS
Jadamba Narantungalag (Mongolia) defeated Nam Yui Chul(Korea) by submission 0:58 in round 2
Yusuke Kawanago (Japan) defeated Ji Xian (China) bysubmission at 4:18 in round 2
Other main card bouts:
Sam Brown (New Zealand) defeated Yuki Niimura (Japan) byunanimous judges’ decision after three rounds
Keita Nakamura (Japan) defeated Kim Hoon (Korea) by technical knockout (injury)after one round
Wu Haotian (China) defeated Daniel Hooker (New Zealand) by submission at 4:52in round 2
Rob Hill (Australia) defeated Yusuke Kasuya (Japan) bysubmission at 4:55 in the first round
Wu Chengjie (China) defeated Leonard Delarmino (Philippines) by unanimousjudges’ decision after three rounds
Danaa Batgerel (Mongolia) defeated Jazor Ablasi (Philippines) by unanimousjudges’ decision after three rounds
Agustin Delarmino, Jr. (Philippines) defeated Kai Kara-France (New Zealand) byknockout (referee stoppage) at 0:29 in round 3
Terrance Chan (Hong Kong) defeated Alex Lee (Hong Kong) by submission at 1:55in round 2
Jadamba reacts as he is awarded victory at City of Dreams Exclusively presentsLegend 8.
Japan’s Yusuke Kawanago fends off China’s Ji Xian en route to claiming theLegend featherweight title at City of Dreams exclusively presents Legend 8 inHong Kong.
Kawanago jumps onto the shoulders of his corner man after winning the Legendfeatherweight title at City of Dreams exclusively presents Legend 8.