Fascinating news coming out of Singapore today with the announcement that One Championship is entering into the competitive world of Kickboxing with their new ‘One Super Series.’
They have announced a professional kickboxing league will launch in Manila in conjunction with its Heroes of Honor card on the 20th of April. Kickboxing superstar Giorgio Petrosyan (85-2-0) will headline the inaugural show, where he will face off against Thailand’s Jo Nattawut (60-11-0) under international kickboxing rules.
Former editor Bangkok stadium champion Nong-o Gaiyanghadao will square off against French MuayThai Star Fabio Pinca in what promises to be a fascinating match up. This bout will be fought under full MuayThai rules with the added spice of the fighters wearing MMA gloves.
Pinca is regarded as the number one MuayThai fighter outside of the Kingdom of Thailand — he is a former Rajadamnern Stadium Welterweight champion and former WBC MuayThai champion of the world.
Moreover, a fantastic array of Thailand’s MuayThai royalty have been announced to have signed contracts to fight for the promotion: such as Petchboonchu FA Group, Yodsanklai Fairtex and Sagetdao Phetphayathai — and to put some icing on the cake a host of well-known international fighters including Regian Ersel and Sergei Maslobojev have signed on to fight for the One Kickboxing league.
Finally, fight fans the world over are ultimate winners with this announcement and it surely makes for interesting times ahead for the world of Kickboxing, especially with One’s existing vast reach throughout Asia with their successful MMA promotion.