ONE Championship Kickboxing will launch in Manila, Philippines at ONE: Heroes of Honor on April 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Some of the warriors who have signed on with ONE Championship Kickboxing include top Muay Thai talents such as multiple-time Muay Thai world champions Petchboonchu FA Group, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Yodsaenklai Fairtex, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Singtongnoi Por Telakun, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, Sagetdao Petpayathai, Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit, Yodcherry Sityodtong, and as well as international superstar world champions Giorgio Petrosyan, Fabio Pinca, Alain Ngalani, Regian Ersel, Sergej Maslobojev, among others.
The 32-year-old Petrosyan of Italy is known as one of the finest offensive talents in the world. Petrosyan began his professional Muay Thai career at the age of 16 competing between bantamweight and middleweight, winning multiple titles across each division.
He sports a professional kickboxing record of 85-2-2, 2NC and is known for his incredible 6-year 42-bout win streak which is considered one of the most dominant reigns in middleweight history.
Petrosyan will face Jo Nattawut in his ONE Championship Kickboxing debut.
“Smokin” Jo of Korat, Thailand is a 25-year-old kickboxing star from Atlanta, Georgia with a professional kickboxing record of 60-11-2. A Lion Fight Super Welterweight Champion and WMC Champion, Nattawut is known for his powerful elbow and knee strikes.
ONE Championship Kickboxing was created to showcase the adrenaline-pumping action of world-class kickboxing on the world’s biggest and most prestigious stage of authentic martial arts competition. Fans will be treated to an amazing evening of electrifying and compelling matchups, designed to showcase the purest form of world-class striking across all of Asia’s major martial arts.