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ONE Championship's previously recorded ONE: Big Bang II aired on Friday, December 11 for all its fans to enjoy.

Flyweight Muay Thai action headlined the event with Jonathan "The General" Haggerty taking on Taiki "Silent Sniper" Naito in the main event. ONE Super Series action also bolstered the card's co-main event with lightweight kickboxers Nieky "The Natural" Holzken and Elliot "The Dragon" Compton.

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The six-bout card featured an additional heavyweight kickboxing contest and three mixed martial arts bouts. Get a recap of all of the results right here.


Main Event: Taiki Naito vs. Jonathan Haggerty

Haggerty Winner by Unanimous Decision

Round 3 - 3:00

Haggerty made a statement that he is not going away in the race for the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship. "The General" scored two knockdowns during his unanimous decision victory over Naito, and showed fans he is still among the elite. Naito showcased his heart by lasting the full nine minutes, but he couldn't breakthrough to challenge Haggerty on this night. The three-round performance cemented his status in the division as 2020 comes to a close.

Nieky Holzken vs. Elliot Compton

Holzken Winner by KO

Holzken put on a clinic in his knockout of Compton. A stunning left hook to the body shut down Compton and left him unable to meet the referee's count. It was a textbook display from the #1-ranked lightweight contender in a dominant victory.

Tetsuya Yamada vs. Kim Jae Woong

Kim Winner by TKO

Errol Zimmerman vs. Rade Opacic

Opacic Winner by TKO

Heavyweight Rade Opacic made an emphatic ONE debut with his spinning heel kick TKO against Errol Zimmerman. The Serbian's highlight-reel knockout will put the division on notice.

Agilan Thani vs. Tyler McGuire

McGuire Winner by Unanimous Decision

Welterweight contender Tyler McGuire put in another 15 minutes of solid work to get past the ever-tough Agilan Thani. The unanimous decision victory keeps his name in the conversation for a title shot against Kiamrian Abbasov in 2021.

Ali Motamed vs. Chen Rui

Chen Winner by TKO

China's Chen "The Ghost" Rui looked outstanding in his first-round TKO victory against Iran's Ali Motamed. His forward pressure and heavy strikes did the trick and forced a stoppage before the first round came to a close.

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