“The ONE Championship team led by Matt Hume and the official cageside judges have conducted an official review of the controversial bout between Ma Jie Wen and Sagetdao Petpayathai at ONE: SPIRIT OF A WARRIOR in Yangon, Myanmar,” ONE Championship said in a statement to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday.
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“The bout was extremely close, with both martial artists making a case as the victor. However, after reviewing all standards of ONE Championship judging criteria, we have determined that Ma Jia Wen has slightly edged out Sagetdao on the scorecards. The decision has been formally overturned by the ONE Competition Committee and Ma Jia Wen is now declared the rightful winner.”