Ji Won Kang
Kang
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Jul 05 2024
Friday

Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Kirill Grishenko
Grishenko
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7-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
5-2-0

The tape

28
Age
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOSUBKOSUBKO
Form
SUBKOUDKOKO
7
Wins
5
7
By KO
3
100
KO%
60
0
By SUB
1
0
SUB%
20
2
Loses
2
0
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2020
9
Bouts
7
12
Rounds
11
39 minutes, 21 seconds
Fight Time
39 minutes, 54 seconds

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Ji Won Kang vs Kirill Grishenko report

Who won Kang vs Grishenko?

Kirill Grishenko beat Ji Won Kang by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of ONE Fight Night 23, on Friday 5th July 2024 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Kirill Grishenko.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Kang vs Grishenko stats

Ji Won Kang stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kirill Grishenko made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Ji Won Kang's 7th fight in the One Championship, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021. Kirill Grishenko marked his 5th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2021.

Ji Won Kang's One Championship record stood at 4-3-0, while Kirill Grishenko's came in at 3-2-0.

The stats suggested Kang had a massive power advantage over Grishenko, boasting a 100% knock out percentage over Grishenko's 60%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Grishenko had an advantage over Kang, with a 20% submission rate over Kang's 0%.

Ji Won Kang was the older man by 28 years, at 28 years old.

Grishenko had a height advantage of 4 inches over Kang.

Kang was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 2 years earlier than Grishenko, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 15 to Grishenko's 14.

Kang vs Grishenko form

Ji Won Kang had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mikhail Jamal Abdul-Latif at ONE Fight Night 18 on 12th January 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.

Previous to that, he had lost to Ben Tynan at ONE Fight Night 16 on 3rd November 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Paul Elliott at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.

Before that, he had been beaten by Marcus Buchecha at ONE Championship – Winter Warriors on 3rd December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

He had defeated Amir Aliakbari at ONE Championship – Fists of Fury 2 on 5th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Activity check

Kang's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Grishenko's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What time did Kang vs Grishenko start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 1:10 AM UTC , which was 9:10 PM EST or 6:10 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:10 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Kang vs Grishenko?

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