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Jadamba Narantungalag Bio
Jadamba Narantungalag (born December 16, 1975) is a Mongolian professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer and grappler who has fought for World Victory Road, K-1 MAX, Legend FC, and the Art of War Fighting Championship.
Narantungalag has fought the likes of Masato, Buakaw Banchamek, and Albert Kraus in K-1 kickboxing.
- 1 Background
- 2 Mixed martial arts career
- 2.1 World Victory Road
- 2.2 Legend Fighting Championship
- 2.3 ONE Championship
- 3 Championships and Accomplishments
- 4 Kickboxing record
- 5 Mixed martial arts record
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
He first began Judo as a child, before moving to kyokushin as a teenager and would begin training mixed martial arts, kickboxing, and Brazilian jiujitsu when he moved to Japan.
Mixed martial arts career
Narantungalag had a slow start to his mixed martial arts career, losing his first two professional bouts to UFC veteran Norifumi Yamamoto in 2004, and Toshikazu Iseno in 2006, via KO and unanimous decision respectively. Following this though, he would go on a four fight winning streak, and also won the Mongolian MMA Championship Tournament in 2010, defeating both Burenzorig Batmunkh and Otgonbaatar Nergui via submission. After the impressive victories, Narantungalag signed with upstart promotion Sengoku Raiden Championship.
World Victory Road
After signing with the promotion, Narantungalag faced Pride FC and UFC veteran Akihiro Gono at WVR: Sengoku Raiden Championships 14 on August 22, 2010. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
In his second fight with the promotion, Narantungalag faced Kazunori Yokota at WVR: Soul of Fight in the promotion's final event on December 30, 2010. He won the fight via first-round knockout, bringing his winning streak to six in a row.
Legend Fighting Championship
Narantungalag faced Adrian Pang at Legend FC 6 on October 30, 2011, for the LFC Lightweight Championship. He won the fight via split decision.
In his first title defense within the promotion, Narantungalag faced Korean prospect Yui Chul Nam at Legend FC 8 on March 30, 2012. He successfully retained the championship, winning the fight via second round guillotine choke.
For his next fight in the promotion, Narantungalag faced Koji Ando at Legend FC 11 on April 27, 2013. He would lose the championship bout in the third round, after suffering a broken ankle.
In April 2014, Narantungalag signed with Singapore based promotion ONE Championship. He made his debut against the former ONE Featherweight Champion, Honorio Banario at ONE FC: Honor and Glory on May 30, 2014. After three rounds, Narantungalag would win the fight via unanimous decision, handing Banario his third straight loss.
Narantungalag faced Koji Oishi for the ONE Featherweight Championship at ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions on August 29, 2014. He won the fight by unanimous decision to become the new ONE Featherweight champion.
Narantungalag was set to defend his title for the first time against Eric Kelly at ONE FC 23. ONE FC & Kelly's management team could not see eye-to-eye and the negotiations fell through. Narantungalag was then set to defend his title against the undefeated Russian Marat Gafurov at ONE FC 31 but visa trouble but a halt to that and Gafurov then fought Martin Nguyen for the ONE interim Featherweight Championship .
Narantungalag and Gafurov finally met at ONE FC 34 to unify the ONE Featherweight Championship. He lost via rear-naked choke in the fourth round.
In his first fight of 2016, Narantungalag was set to face former ONE Lightweight Champion Kotetsu Boku at ONE 42. He won via Von Flue choke in the third round.
Championships and Accomplishments
- Fight Matrix
- 2010 Most Lopsided Upset of The Year vs. Akihiro Gono on August 22
- Legend Fighting Championship
- Legend FC Lightweight Championship (One time)
- One successful title defense
- Mongolian MMA Championship
- 2010 MGL Mongolian MMA Championship Tournament Winner
- ONE Championship
- ONE Featherweight Championship (One time)
Mixed martial arts record
- List of current mixed martial arts champions
- List of male mixed martial artists
- Official Homepage
- Professional MMA record for Jadamba Narantungalag from Sherdog