he storied Lumpinee Boxing Stadium played host to a night that would have fans leaping off their couches. ONE Fight Night 16 wasn’t just another event; it was a showcase where the vacant ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Title found a home, and the ONE Welterweight Submission Grappling World Championship saw its first-ever holder ascend.
In a move that fused high fashion with high impact, TUMI, a brand synonymous with luxury and performance, stood beside ONE Championship to drape the new World Champions with their hard-earned belts.
Headlining the event was Jonathan Haggerty, a name that has become a staple in the Muay Thai world, stepping into a different rhythm of combat against Fabricio Andrade, a titan in MMA circles. There wasn’t just a belt on the line; there were expectations, reputations, and a hefty bonus to sweeten the victory.
Haggerty, known as “The General” in combat circles, didn’t waste any time demonstrating why he held that moniker. The gong sounded, and he blasted out of his corner with a barrage that left fans wide-eyed and Andrade in a tight spot. Haggerty’s hands weren’t just fast—they were a furious storm, delivering blows that spoke in a language all fighters understand: power.
As the second round unfolded, Haggerty, with the poise of a champion smelling victory, landed a head kick that had Andrade scrambling for stability. The Brazilian warrior, dubbed “Wonder Boy,” tried to rally, to right his ship in the midst of a tempest, but Haggerty was relentless. A right hand delivered with the precision of a sniper’s bullet had Andrade greeting the mat, and despite his warrior’s heart, the count was beyond his reach to challenge.
The fight ended, and the stadium erupted. Haggerty stood with two belts and an extra $100,000, proving that in the ONE Championship world, excellence pays, quite literally.
Sharing the spotlight was the co-main event, which put a grappling genius on display. Tye Ruotolo, a name that makes BJJ practitioners sit up a little straighter, clashed with Magomed Abdulkadirov in a bout that was as much a chess match as a test of physical might.
Ruotolo, 20 years young and with the dynamism that age allows, turned the fight into his own personal highlight reel. Twisting, turning, attacking—his performance was like a well-curated gallery of grappling art. The climax almost came with a guillotine choke that had fans gasping, but the scorecards would be his victory speech, not a tap out.
Judges unanimously handed the win to Ruotolo, along with a $50,000 bonus—because if you can make grappling look that good, you better believe you’re going home with more than just praise.
But the night wasn’t just about Haggerty and Ruotolo. The event played out like a symphony of partnerships and collaborations, with Stage Front VIP, Monster Energy, TUMI, and Fairtex adding their unique touches to the spectacle.
And let’s not forget the other warriors who pocketed bonuses: Ben Tynan and Cristina Morales both secured $50,000 each, making sure their bank accounts felt as good as their performances looked.
For those who couldn’t be there, miss out on the replays, or crave the full blow-by-blow, ONEFC.com holds the keys to the kingdom of fight reports and exclusive content.
As the dust settles on ONE Fight Night 16, fans are left with memories of a night where champions were crowned, legacies were forged, and the world of martial arts reminded everyone why there’s nothing quite like fight night.
ONE Fight Night 16 Complete Results
Jonathan Haggerty defeats Fabricio Andrade via KO (punch combination) at 1:57 of round two to claim the ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Title
Tye Ruotolo defeats Magomed Abdulkadirov via unanimous decision to claim the ONE Welterweight Submission Grappling World Title
Seksan defeats Karim Bennoui via unanimous decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 140 lbs)
Halil Amir defeats Ahmed Mujtaba via TKO (referee stoppage) at 5:00 of round one (MMA – lightweight)
Sinsamut defeats Mouhcine Chafi via unanimous decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 174.5 lbs)
Rui Botelho defeats Zhang Peimian via split decision (kickboxing – strawweight)
Ayaka Miura defeats Meng Bo via submission (scarf-hold Americana) at 2:09 of round one (MMA – women’s strawweight)
Ben Tynan defeats Kang Ji Won via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 1:22 of round three (MMA – heavyweight)
Cristina Morales defeats Supergirl via TKO (referee stoppage) at 2:54 of round one (kickboxing – atomweight)
Lito Adiwang defeats Jeremy Miado via unanimous decision (MMA – strawweight)