Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Jingnan Xiong was the older woman by 33 years, at 33 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 18 more professional rounds, 52 to Balin's 34.