Thailand and China were represented at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” on August 2, 2019. It was the third ONE Championship event in 2019 that took place in the Philippines.
Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches and two Muay Thai matches, “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” took place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. In the third bout of the evening, Pongsiri “The Smiling Assassin” Mitsatit, 23, of Thailand faced Miao Li Tao, 26, of China.
Including Thailand and China, 12 countries were represented at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes.” The other countries were Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam.
Mitsatit was one of the two fighters who represented Thailand. Miao was one of the two representatives of China.
Miao is training out of My MMA Academy. Hailing from Luoyang, Henan, China, he moved to Beijing, China and made his professional MMA debut in 2016.
“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Miao’s third ONE Championship outing. He was coming out of a knockout victory over former ONE Strawweight World Champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, 40, Thailand.
Mitsatit is training out of Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand. Born on June 16, 1996, he made his professional MMA debut in 2014.
“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Mitsatit’s seventh ONE Championship outing. He was coming out of a knockout victory over Robin “The Ilonggo” Catalan, 30, of the Philippines in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mitsatit and Miao competed in an MMA match in the strawweight division. Yoshinori Umeki served as the referee.
After three five-minute rounds, the strawweight bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Umeki raised the hand of Miao, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.
Winning at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” improved the professional MMA record of Miao to 5 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, Mitsatit now has 10 wins and 3 losses.
Check the complete “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” results on Conan Daily. Meanwhile, here is clip from the press conference: