SINGAPORE - He indicated a lot of heart and coarseness. 

Also, despite the fact that he pushed his unfathomably more experienced adversary to the separation, the chances were essentially too high for Singapore's blended hand to hand fighting contender Amir Khan to survive, as he lost through consistent choice to Eduard Folayang in his One Championship lightweight (up to 77kg) world title coordinate at the "Success of Champions" occasion in Manila on Friday night (Nov 23). 

The 24-year-old was bested more than five adjusts by the veteran Filipino warrior, who lifted the belt for the second time in his vocation. 

"I figure I did well staying away, yet I got sucked into his amusement, getting his elbows amid the secure. I need to return and look (at the battle), recoup, and see what's next for me," said Amir. 

After a cagey first round, Folayang, who held One's lightweight title for precisely a year from November 2016, began to affirm his strength. 

Over the most recent 90 seconds of the second round, the 35-year-old landed turning first, elbows to shake Amir and send the more than 15,000 fanatic fans at the Mall of Asia Arena into wooziness. 

That set the tone for the third and fourth round, with a whirlwind of kicks and punches from Folayang incurring more harm on the Singaporean, who declined to hint at any shortcoming, and valiantly endeavored to invoke some offense. 

Furthermore, in the fifth round, Folayang used his wushu foundation - he won awards in the game while speaking to the Philippines at the SEA Games and Asian Games - to keep Amir under control with a progression of feature reel kicks to the body. 

The result enhanced Folayang's MMA record to 21 wins and six misfortunes, while Amir presently has 11 wins and four misfortunes. 

Amir was gunning to end up the main homegrown Singaporean best on the planet in One Championship. 

Singapore's solitary title holder in One Championship is ruling ladies' atomweight (up to 52kg) champion Angela Lee. 

Lee, conceived in Vancouver to a Chinese Singaporean dad and a Korean mother, is situated in 

Hawaii.
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