I prefer the Tekken bars, too.
That concept looks very sweet.
I would not change the colours to almost the opposite side of the spectrum, but keep 'em the same colour, like you did.
Only thing I'd personally try is to keep that extra edge (mirrored horizontally) the lifebars have next to the timer frame.
Basically I mean to mirror and then shrink them...
Keep us posted, please!
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