The elite strikers were out in force, and took center stage at ONE 161: Petchmorakot vs. Tawanchai!
The ONE Championship Heavyweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix also kicked off with the semifinal round, as reigning light heavyweight kickboxing king “The Ukrainian Hero” Roman Kryklia took on Brazilian brawler Guto Inocente, and the Iranian slugger Iraj Azizpour battled against newcomer Bruno Chaves from Brazil.
Here are the results as they happen (only Kickboxing and Muay Thai).
Fairtex wins by unanimous decision after three rounds.
Sangmanee wins by split decision after three rounds.
Ramazanov wins by split decision after three rounds.
Azizpour wins by unanimous decision after three rounds.
Kryklia wins by knockout in round 1.
Main Event Of The Evening
Tawanchai wins by unanimous decision after five rounds, and becomes the new ONE Championship Featherweight Muay Thai champion of the world.