‘The Kicking Machine’ Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Panpayak Jitmuangnon will meet within the remaining of the ONE flyweight Muay Thai World Grand Prix match on October 21 at ONE on Prime Video 3.
Superlek earned his option to the match remaining beginning with a win over Taiki Naito at ONE 157 in Might. From there, he scored a powerful first-round knockout of Walter Goncalves. ‘The Kicking Machine’ solely wanted 1:35 to place away the Brazilian semi-finalist, punching his ticket to the championship bout.
For Panpayak, the trail to the match remaining was a a lot easier journey. Initially omitted from the eight-man bracket, Panpayak discovered himself thrust into the semi-final spherical of the match at ONE on Prime Video 1, dealing with Savvas Michael. The Cypriot was initially scheduled to face ‘The Iron Man’ Rodtang Jitmuangnon, however the reigning flyweight Muay Thai world champion was compelled to withdraw, opening up the chance for Panpayak.
The seven-time Muay Thai world champion made probably the most of his alternative, knocking out Michael 10 seconds into the second spherical to safe his spot within the finals with the at all times harmful Superlek.
Now the 2 will sq. off with the World Grand Prix crown and a shot at ONE Championship gold on the road.
Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Panpayak Jitmuangnon’s match remaining shall be a rematch from 2020
With virtually 380 profession wins between the 2, the World Grand Prix remaining between Superlek Kiatmoo9 and Panpayak Jitmuangnon is certain to be an explosive matchup. Nevertheless, some might not notice that their match conflict shall be a rematch from their bout through the summer time of 2020.
Panpayak and ‘The Kicking Machine’ beforehand met at ONE: No Give up, with Superlek scoring a unanimous resolution victory over ‘The Angel Warrior.’ It was Panpayak’s first and so far, solely loss contained in the circle.
Not solely has destiny given Panpayak the chance to avenge that lone loss, however he will even have an opportunity to safe a world title alternative in opposition to reigning champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon sooner or later.
Superlek Kiatmoo9, in the meantime, enters the bout with a spotless report of 5-0 contained in the circle. He, by all accounts, gave the impression to be on a collision course with ‘The Iron Man’, who was on the other aspect of the match bracket when it first bought underway.
Rodtang’s withdrawal at ONE on Prime Video 1, although, might have delayed that dream match. Nonetheless, a victory for Superlek on October 21 will make their assembly inevitable.
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