Reinier de Ridder (right) looks to fend off Anatoly Malykhin. Photos: ONE Championship
Reinier de Ridder (right) looks to fend off Anatoly Malykhin. Photos: ONE Championship

ONE Championship: Reinier de Ridder says brutal Anatoly Malykhin KO is ‘maybe what I needed’

  • De Ridder lost light heavyweight belt to Malykhin via first-round knockout at ONE on Prime Video 5 in his first pro defeat
  • ‘Dutch Knight’ is still middleweight champ and says he is analysing the fight to ‘take the next step and reach a new level’

Reinier de Ridder (right) looks to fend off Anatoly Malykhin. Photos: ONE Championship
Reinier de Ridder (right) looks to fend off Anatoly Malykhin. Photos: ONE Championship
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