September 29, 2022 – Singapore: ONE Championship™ (ONE) returned to the Singapore Indoor Stadium with ONE 161: Petchmorakot vs. Tawanchai. The card featured two ONE Heavyweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix semifinal bouts and a showdown for the ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Title.
ONE Championship, in partnership with leading premium lifestyle and luxury performance brand TUMI, presented the prestigious ONE World Title belt to the World Champion.
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In the main event, Tawanchai PK.Saenchai went to war with Petchmorakot Petchyindee for five hard rounds to win a unanimous decision and capture the ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Title.
The Thai superstars showed equal respect for one another’s skills and power in the very beginning, but soon, Tawanchai pulled ahead with sharp teeps, fierce low kicks, and stinging left hands. Action picked up in the third stanza, with Tawanchai and Petchmorakot both hunting for a knockout. In a heated fourth round, Petchmorakot rallied, as he sent the challenger reeling across the Circle. The final three minutes were close, but Tawanchai’s signature kicks and left punches separated the two men, prompting the judges to award him with the gold.
Muay Thai – Featherweight: Tawanchai PK.Saenchai def. Petchmorakot Petchyindee via Unanimous Decision
Kickboxing – Heavyweight: Roman Kryklia def. Guto Inocente via TKO at 0:52 of R1
Kickboxing – Heavyweight: Iraj Azizpour def. Bruno Chaves via Unanimous Decision
MMA – Lightweight: Saygid Izagakhmaev def. Zhang Lipeng via Unanimous Decision
MMA – Atomweight: Tiffany Teo def. Ritu Phogat via Submission (Rear-naked Choke) at 4:52 of R1
MMA – Heavyweight: Oumar Kane def. Batradz Gazzaev via TKO at 2:15 of R2
Muay Thai – Bantamweight: Alaverdi Ramazanov def. Capitan Petchyindee via Split Decision
Muay Thai – Bantamweight: Sangmanee PK.Saenchai def. Zhang Chenglong via Split Decision
Muay Thai – Featherweight: Ferrari Fairtex def. Han Zi Hao via Unanimous Decision
Submission Grappling – Bantamweight: Rodrigo Marello def. Ruslan Bagdasarian via Submission (Ankle Lock) at 0:15 of R1
MMA – Middleweight: Ali Foladi def. Matheus Felipe via Knockout at 4:20 of R1
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