Thailand the United Kingdom 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 ninth bout of the evening, Rodlek PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 29, faced Andrew “Maddog Fairtex” Miller, 28, of the U.K.
Including the U.K. and Thailand, 12 countries were represented at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes.” The other countries were Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, the United States and Vietnam.
Rodlek was one of the three fighters who represented Thailand. Miller was one of the two representatives of the U.K.
Miller is training out of Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailand. Born in Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. on November 20, 1990, he started his Muay Thai training at the age of 18.
“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Miller’s fourth ONE Super Series bout. He was coming out of a knockout loss to Han Zi Hao, 23.
Rodlek is training out of PK. Saenchai Muay Thai gym in Bangkok, Thailand. Born in Ban Na San, Surat Thani, Thailand on February 3, 1990, he has been competing since he was 10 years old.
“ONE: Dawn of Heroes” marked Rodlek’s second ONE Super Series bout. He was coming out of a unanimous decision victory over Liam “Hitman” Harrison, 33, of the U.K.
Under ONE Super Series, Rodlek and Miller competed in a Muay Thai match in the bantamweight division. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.
Onari put a stop to the bantamweight contest after 49 seconds in the third round. Rodlek knocked out Miller via right cross.
Winning at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” improved the professional Muay Thai record of Rodlek to 127 wins, 40 losses and 5 draw. On the other hand, Miller now has 34 wins, 18 losses and 2 draws.
Check the complete “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” results on Conan Daily. Meanwhile, here is a clip from the press conference: