Thailand and Cambodia were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Thailand.
Featuring five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts, “ONE: Clash of Legends” took place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on February 16, 2019. In the fifth bout of the evening, Superlek Kiatmoo9, 23, of Thailand faced Lao Chetra, 19, of Cambodia.
Superlek Kiatmoo9 was one of the seven hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Lao was one of the two fighters who represented Cambodia.
Having the chance to hold the prestigious Bayon Stadium Title, Lao has become one of Cambodia’s top Kun Khmer athletes. He holds a record of 120 wins, 21 losses and 5 draws in the Cambodian martial art.
“ONE: Clash of Legends” marked Lao’s ONE Super Series debut. He is training out of Cambodian Top Team in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Born in Prakhon Chai, Buriram, Thailand, Superlek is training out of the famed Kiatmoo9 Gym. He is a two-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion.
Moreover, Superlek held one World Boxing Council world title and a Nai Khanom Tom Sports Association title, which he won at the world’s first ever Muay Thai Expo in Buriram. He made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Clash of Legends.”
Superlek and Lao competed in an Muay Thai bout in the flyweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.
After three three-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Superlek, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.
“ONE: Clash of Legends” Main Events
In the co-main event of the evening, Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 28, of Thailand faced Alaverdi “Babyface Killer” Ramazanov, 24, of Russia in a Muay Thai bout in the bantamweight division. The Thai contender won via split decision.
In the main event, Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, 32, of Thailand and Han Zi Hao, 23, of China competed for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.
China, France, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Check all the results here.
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