Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Le vs Nguyen?
Thanh Le beat Martin Nguyen by , during the main card of ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix, on Friday 30th October 2020 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Thanh Le.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the One Championship featherweight championship.
Le vs Nguyen stats
Thanh Le stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Martin Nguyen made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Le had a large advantage in power over Nguyen, boasting at 91% knock out percentage over Nguyen's 69%.
Thanh Le was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Le had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nguyen.
Le was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 3 months later than Nguyen, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 20 to Nguyen's 0.
Le vs Nguyen form
Nguyen remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Koyomi Matsushima at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Featherweight championship fight at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Previous to that, he had beat Narantungalag Jadambaa at ONE Championship – Roots of Honor on 12th April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Featherweight championship fight at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kevin Belingon at ONE Championship – Reign of Kings on 27th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila.
Before that, he had won against Christian Lee at ONE Championship – Unstoppable Dreams on 18th May 2018 by split decision in their ONE Featherweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
He had lost to Bibiano Fernandes at ONE Championship – Iron Will on 24th March 2018 by split decision in their ONE Bantamweight championship fight at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
Le's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Nguyen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.