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Who won Xiong vs Balin?
Jingnan Xiong beat Laura Balin by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of ONE Championship – Pinnacle of Power, on Saturday 23rd June 2018 at Olympic Sports Center in Beijing.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jingnan Xiong.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the One Championship women’s strawweight championship.
Xiong vs Balin stats
Jingnan Xiong stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Laura Balin made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Xiong had a massive power advantage over Balin, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Balin's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Balin had a massive advantage over Xiong, boosting at 50% submission rate over Xiong's 9%.
Jingnan Xiong was the older woman by 35 years, at 35 years old.
Xiong's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Balin's, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2014, 2 year and 10 months later than Balin, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 26 more professional rounds, 60 to Balin's 34.
Xiong vs Balin form
Jingnan Xiong had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Angela Lee at ONE on Prime Video 2 on 30th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, she had won against Ayaka Miura at ONE Championship – Heavy Hitters on 14th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, she had beat Michelle Nicolini at ONE Championship – 10 Year Anniversary on 3rd September 2021 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, she had defeated Tiffany Teo at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix on 30th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
She had been beaten by Angela Lee at ONE Championship – Century – Part 1 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 5th round in their ONE Women’s Atomweight championship fight at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Xiong's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
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