One Championship: Petrosyan Bests Petchmorakot in Malaysia
ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again thrilled the capacity crowd at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. ONE: MASTERS OF DESTINY played host to a world-class martial arts spectacle. In the main event, kickboxing superstar Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan of Italy put together a comprehensive performance, defeating opponent Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy of Thailand by unanimous decision after three rounds. In the co-main event, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Michelle Nicolini of Brazil upset superstar “Unstoppable” Angela Lee of Singapore, winning by unanimous decision. In the main event of the evening, Italian-Armenian kickboxing icon Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyanadvanced to the semi-finals of the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix after defeating Thai legend Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy by unanimous decision. Petrosyan was aggressive all throughout the three-round contest as he stormed Petchmorakot with crushing combinations to secure the decision victory. Petrosyan advances to the semi-final round of the tournament and will now face ‘Smokin’ Jo Nattawut in a highly-anticipated rematch at ONE: DREAMS OF GOLD in Bangkok, Thailand.
In a ONE Super Series Muay Thai contest, Thailand’s Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy and Scotland’s George Mann brought the Axiata Arena crowd to its feet in an action-packed affair. The two featherweight strikers took their time trading their best shots all across the ONE Championship ring. In the end, it was Sorgraw who earned the nod from two of three judges ringside, taking home a hard-earned split decision victory.