@ONE Championship’s Kongklai Annymuaythai left an indelible mark on the main event of ONE Friday Fights 23, held at the renowned Lumpinee Boxing Stadium.
Kongklai showcased his prowess by delivering a knockout blow to Paedsanlek PK Saenchai in just 2 minutes and 19 seconds into the second round of their catchweight (140 lbs) Muay Thai encounter.
While Kongklai seemed to hold back his power in the initial round, he wasted no time in setting a fast pace for the bout.
The intensity reached its peak in the final minute of the first round when Kongklai unleashed a rapid combination that effortlessly broke through Paedsanlek’s defense, leaving an enduring impression on the audience.
Congratulations to Kongklai AnnyMuayThai for his 2nd round KO victory over Paedsanlek PK Saenchai in the main event of this evening’s One Friday Fights at Bangkok’s Lumpinee Stadium.
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As the second round unfolded, it became evident that this would be Kongklai’s defining moment. He continued to dictate the rhythm of the fight, expertly evading Paedsanlek’s counter-attacks.
Seizing the opportunity when he closed in on his opponent, Kongklai unleashed a powerful straight left, causing Paedsanlek to hit the canvas for the first time in the second round.
Although Paedsanlek valiantly fought back after the knockdown, Kongklai had already gauged the situation.
Pressing the advantage, Kongklai maneuvered the fight near the ropes, where he launched a two-punch combination that sent Paedsanlek down for the second time.
In an unstoppable frenzy, Kongklai unleashed a blistering barrage of strikes that trapped Paedsanlek against the ropes.
Attempting to clinch, Paedsanlek unknowingly initiated his own downfall as Kongklai unleashed a pair of merciless knees that left his opponent incapacitated, resulting in a knockout victory.
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