Tawanchai PK.Saenchai is more than pleased to run it again with the one man handy him a loss below the ONE Championship banner.
Tawanchai is coming off a unanimous determination victory over Petchmorakot Petchyindee to seize the ONE featherweight Muay Thai world championship. He’s scheduled to defend his belt towards harmful Turkish striker Jamal Yusupov within the ONE Combat Night time 7 on Prime Video co-main occasion.
Ought to he move his first check as a ONE world champion, the Thai star could also be wanting down the barrel of a rematch with Sitthichai Sitsonpeenong later this yr. On that, he instructed ONE:
“It’s really as much as ONE. No downside in any respect in the event that they watch to arrange a battle between me and Sitthichai. There’s nothing to be avenged, although. As a result of he has my respect. But when ONE desires to make this battle occur, then I’m joyful to face him.”
The 2 Muay Thai icons met at ONE: Battleground III in August 2021, with Sitthichai popping out on high by way of a carefully contested cut up determination.
Although Sitthichai usually competes in ONE’s featherweight kickboxing determination, an opportunity to tackle a person he’s already defeated with a ONE world title on the road could also be too good of a chance to move up.
Followers in North America can watch Tawanchai’s subsequent battle on February 24 reside and totally free on Prime Video with an Amazon subscription.
Iconic striker John Wayne Parr is a fan of Tawanchai out and in of the Circle
Legendary Muay Thai star John Wayne Parr is a fan of Tawanchai PK.Saenchai, calling the ONE featherweight Muay Thai titleholder one of many heaviest hitters on the promotion’s roster.
In terms of his demeanor exterior of the circle, Parr dubbed the Thai warrior some of the humble fighters he’s ever met in a latest submit on Instagram:
“Top-of-the-line elements of being concerned with @onechampionship is making mates with all of the fighters. One of the humble but most scary must be @tawanchay_pk. Tremendous humble within the resort, but within the circle one of many hardest hitters on the roster.”
Parr, a former WMC Muay Thai world champion, wrapped up his iconic fight sports activities profession final yr at ONE Championship’s Tenth-anniversary showcase, ONE X.
Although Parr got here up quick in his remaining outing towards former ONE light-weight world champion Eduard Folayang, it did nothing to decrease his standing as one of many best strikers of all time.
‘The Gunslinger’ closed out his profession with 99 victories and a slew of world championship wins after 35 years of competitors.