ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong believes Superlek Kiatmoo9 remains to be in his prime and can proceed to be a pressure to reckon with for the foreseeable future.
The ONE boss shared in a latest interview with the South China Morning Put up how ‘The Kicking Machine’ is in combating type and has many to purpose for shifting ahead in his profession.
“There is no approach he is retiring. He is solely 27 years outdated, he is a killer in nice form, injury-free, and there is no approach he’ll name it a day. I feel he will attempt to go for an MMA world title or no less than defend his [kickboxing] world title and break information.”
Take a look at the interview beneath:
Superlek, the reigning ONE flyweight kickboxing world champion, will problem for the division’s Muay Thai gold in opposition to reigning title holder Rodtang Jitmuangnon in an all-Thai conflict at ONE Friday Fights 34 on September 22 in Bangkok.
It is going to be his fifth outing for this yr alone, and Superlek is seeking to make it 5 straight victories as effectively whereas he weapons for a second world title.
Rodtang, in the meantime, is making the sixth protection of the championship belt he gained in August 2019.
His final profitable protection got here again in Might in ONE’s first-ever stay on-ground occasion in the US, the place he knocked out Mexican challenger Edgar Tabares within the second spherical of their title conflict.
ONE Friday Fights 34 takes place on the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium and is on the market free of charge on ONE Championship’s official YouTube web page.