ONE: A NEW BREED III concluded with yet another stellar action-packed night. In the main event of the evening, ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy of Thailand continued his dominance, putting forth a striking masterclass in a resounding victory over challenger Magnus “Crazy Viking” Andersson of Sweden.
The champion pressed forward behind rapid kicks and his signature knees in the clinch. In the second round, Andersson battled back with low kicks, but Petchmorakot continued to dominate in close quarters. In the third round, Petchmorakot rocked Andersson with a hard left hand, forcing the referee to issue a standing count. After the break, Petchmorakot finished Andersson off for good with another left on the button to complete the technical knockout victory and retain his ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Championship.
In a ONE Super Series kickboxing bout, Capitan Petchyindee Academy of Thailand authored an explosive 6-second knockout victory over countryman Petchtanong Petchfergus in the very first round. A single right hand from Capitan clipped his opponent right on the chin, turning the lights out on Petchtanong before he hit the canvas.
In the evening’s only mixed martial arts contest, Thailand’s Sunisa “Thunderstorm” Srisen notched a huge victory over fan-favorite Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige, winning by unanimous decision after three rounds.
In a bantamweight Muay Thai bout, Brazil’s Felipe “Demolition Man” Lobo scored a major upset over multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion Yodpanomrung “The Lightning Knee” Jitmuangnon of Thailand, winning on the judges’ scorecards.
Making a successful ONE Super Series debut at ONE: A NEW BREED III was Yurik “Mee Khao Jomhot” Davtyan of Armenia and Russia, who upset hometown bet Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy of Thailand with a crushing knockout. Davtyan’s combination at the start of round two was enough to spell the end of the contest.
ONE Championship returns with ONE: REIGN OF DYNASTIES, on Friday, 9 October. The main event will see reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai & Kickboxing World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao of Thailand defending his Muay Thai World Title against ISKA K-1 World Champion Josh “Timebomb” Tonna of Australia.