ONE Championship welterweight title holder Ben Askren (17-0) is still unbeaten more than nine years into his professional career.
The “Funky” one returned to action at Saturday’s historic ONE Championship 60 even in Shanghai, manhandling Swedish challenger Zebaztian Kadestam (9-4) en route to a second-round TKO finish. Askren is now 5-0 under the ONE Championship banner. The former Bellator champion also stands at No. 6 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA welterweight rankings.
To see highlights of Askren’s win, as well as other key results from the card, check out the video above, courtesy of ONE Championship.
Full ONE Championship 60 results included:
MAIN CARD (Online pay-per-view, 7 a.m. ET)
- Champ Ben Askren def. Zebaztian Kadestam via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:09 – to retain welterweight title
- Ma Hao Bin def. Hexigetu Hexigetu via submission (guillotine) – Round 2, 4:50
- Amir Khan def. Jaroslav Jartim via knockout (kick and punches) – Round 1, 3:46
- Chunyan Xu def. Eh Ya Nutvia unanimous decision
- Sagetdao Petpayathai def. Mahmoud Mohamed TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:41
- Jie Miao def. Mona Samir via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 0:49
PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 5:30 a.m. ET)
- Tetsuya Yamada def. Kyle Rozewski submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:56
- Zehao Zhang def. Cheng Chao Li TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:53
- Chao Xie def. Marc Marcellinus submission (kimura) – Round 1, 1:28