MASAKATSU UEDA Interview post BW GP win at ONE FC 9


Masakatsu Ueda participated in the ONE FC Bantamweight Grand Prix, making it to the Finals held at ONE FC 9 in Manila, Philippines on May 31, 2013. He defeated Kevin Belingon to take the win. After his fight, MMA-in-ASIA briefly spoke with him.


  1. […] The Bantamweight Grand Prix came to a head as finalists Masakatsu Ueda and Kevin Belingon took to the cage. Ueda did not want to face the heavy hands so implemented shoot after shoot throughout the first two rounds, forcing Belingon to defend on the ground, and defend a tight kimura. Round three saw Belingon feed Ueda a knee during one of his desperate shoots, and he proceeded to bloody him throughly. Ueda weathered the onslaught to end up in full mount and rained down the punches to the bell, landing him as the GP Winner. The two of them earned the Midas Fight of the Night for three rounds of pressing the action and tons of heart. ¬†Ueda was of few words but very happy in his post-fight video interview here. […]

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