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Heavyweight MMA Champion Anatoly Malykhin Intrigued by Rising Contender Ben Tynan

Discover the rising heavyweight MMA contender Ben Tynan who has caught the attention of Anatoly Malykhin, the three-division world champion. Get insights on the top contenders in the ONE Championship heavyweight division and find out who deserves the next title shot against Malykhin.

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Rising Contender Ben Tynan Anatoly Malykhin expresses his interest in the rising heavyweight contender Ben Tynan, who has been making waves in the division.
Who Will Challenge Anatoly Malykhin? ‘Reug Reug’ Oumar Kane and Amir Aliakbari are the top contenders for the heavyweight MMA world title shot against Malykhin. Learn more about their recent performances and their chances of facing the champion.
Anatoly Malykhin, the Dangerous Champion Malykhin holds an impressive record of 14-0, with all his wins in ONE Championship coming by KO/TKO. Discover why he is considered one of the most dangerous fighters in the world.
Watch Anatoly Malykhin Respond to Ben Tynan’s Callout Don’t miss the champion’s response to Tynan’s challenge. Watch the video and see what Malykhin has to say.

Rising Contender Ben Tynan Catches the Attention of MMA Champion Anatoly Malykhin

Anatoly Malykhin, a three-division MMA world champion, has expressed his interest in the rising heavyweight contender Ben Tynan. Tynan made his debut in the ONE Championship in November 2023, delivering an impressive third-round submission win against Kang Ji Won. His performance caught the attention of the division’s champion, Malykhin, who was present at the recent ONE Fight Night 21 event.

‘Vanilla Thunder,’ as Tynan is known, continued to make waves in the division with a first-round TKO victory over Duke Didier at ONE Fight Night 21. The dominant win earned Tynan a $50,000 performance bonus and further solidified his position as a top contender.

During an interview with ONE, Malykhin expressed his excitement about the new faces in the promotion and the strong opposition they bring. He commended Tynan for not only his skills inside the ring but also his unique style outside of it.

The replay of ONE Fight Night 21, featuring Tynan’s impressive finish, is available for North American and Canadian viewers with an active Amazon Prime Video subscription. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness Tynan’s rise in the division.

Who Will Challenge Anatoly Malykhin for the Heavyweight MMA World Title?

The heavyweight MMA division in ONE Championship is heating up, with two top contenders vying for a shot at Anatoly Malykhin’s title. ‘Reug Reug’ Oumar Kane and Amir Aliakbari have both proven themselves as formidable opponents.

In August 2023, ‘Reug Reug’ secured a unanimous decision victory against the legendary jiu-jitsu practitioner Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida, making a statement in the division. With a promotional record of 6-1, the Senegalese powerhouse is a strong candidate to challenge Malykhin.

On the other hand, Aliakbari has been on an impressive winning streak, with four consecutive victories, all ending inside the distance. His most recent win was against former world champion Arjan Bhullar. Aliakbari also seeks redemption for his previous first-round knockout loss to Malykhin in September 2021.

Regardless of who gets the opportunity, they must be prepared for a war. Malykhin has established himself as one of the most dangerous fighters in the world, with a flawless professional record of 14-0, including six wins in ONE Championship , all by KO/TKO.

Don’t miss Anatoly Malykhin’s response to Ben Tynan’s callout. Watch the video below:

Anatoly Malykhin Responds to Ben Tynan's Callout