Light two-division KSW champ Roberto Soldic’s ONE Championship debut couldn’t win gone any worse when an unintended knee to the groin rendered him unable to proceed at ONE on Prime Video 5.
Soldic had labored his methodology to his toes after giving up a takedown early to the undefeated Murad Ramazanov. Then Ramazanov landed the knee, producing an audible crack and visible grimace from Soldic, who slumped face first onto the canvas.
Soldic became in such peril, officers brought a bucket into the cage to verify that there were no accidents on the canvas. Ramazanov, in the meantime, paced and protested, yelling “let’s mosey” as his opponent writhed. After several minutes, referee Herb Dean waved off the fight when it became obvious the ex-champ couldn’t proceed.
Soldic signed with ONE Championship in August after parting concepts with KSW, the keep he captured the welterweight and middleweight titles, the latter of which he captured by knocking out Mamed Khalidov.
“I chose ONE ensuing from it’s the finest martial arts promotion on this planet,” Soldic said. “They offer me opportunity to accumulate the total belts: kickboxing world champion, muay Thai world champion, MMA world champion, also boxing world champion. So this makes me one thing unique. I are looking out to compose one thing for my of us, for my hold legacy. So I chose ONE for obvious.”
Ahead of Friday’s occasion, Soldic had won seven straight.
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