Jarred Brooks walked into the Mall of Asia Arena wanting to becoming a champion.
He did just that, scoring a victory over Joshua Pacio in the main event of ONE 164 to win the strawweight belt.
Brooks and Pacio engaged immediately at the sound of the opening bell, with “The Monkey God” pushing the pace to try to set up his takedowns. “The Passion” tried his best to stay outside of Brooks’ range by countering whenever the American shot in.
But despite Pacio’s stellar takedown defense, the challenger held his own in the striking department, as he often caught his opponent with overhand rights.
In the fourth stanza, Brooks landed a takedown and then caught Pacio in a wrenching face crank as time expired. The final five minutes saw “The Monkey God” complete another double leg, as he finished the fight in top position to cement his title victory.
In a featured bout, former champion Brandon Vera suffered a first round TKO loss to Amir Aliakbari.
ONE 164 Results
MMA – Strawweight: Jarred Brooks def. Joshua Pacio via Unanimous Decision
Muay Thai – Catchweight (138 lbs): Superlek Kiatmoo9 def. Panpayak Jitmuangnon via Split Decision
MMA – Heavyweight: Amir Aliakbari def. Brandon Vera via TKO at 3:37 of R1
MMA – Flyweight: Hu Yong def. Geje Eustaquio via KO at 4:43 of R1
MMA – Bantamweight: Jeremy Pacatiw def. Tial Thang via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 1:17 of R2
MMA – Bantamweight: Drex Zamboanga def. Adonis Sevilleno via Unanimous Decision
MMA – Catchweight (156.25 lbs): Jhanlo Mark Sangiao def. Anacleto Lauron via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:48 of R1
Muay Thai – Flyweight: Tagir Khalilov def. Chorfah Tor.Sangtiennoi via TKO at 2:29 of R1
Muay Thai – Atomweight: Lara Fernandez def. Dangkongfah Banchamek via Split Decision
MMA – Catchweight (130.75): Meng Bo def. Jenelyn Olsim via KO at 00:24 of R1
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