Italian kickboxer Georgio Petrosyan and Thai Nong-O Gaiyanghadao showed that they will be the stars that will carry the ONE Super Series to a bright future.
The hype behind of “The Doctor” proved to be justified as he thrilled the SM Mall of Asia Arena in outclassing Jo Nattawut in the co-main event of ONE: Heroes of Honor.
“I’m so happy to win. It’s always nice to win here in Manila. I said in an interview that it will be a very nice fight that I will show here in Manila and so, it has been,” said Petrosyan, who now owns an illustrious 96-2-2, 1NC record.
The two-time K-1 World Max Champion was too overwhelming for his Thai opponent as he was furious with his combinations all throughout the three-round bout.
“I hope you guys liked it,” he added.
Nattawut dropped to 66-7-2.
Gaiyanghadao (256-54-1) figured in a height disadvantage against Pinca (99-24-2) as he was four centimeters shorter. The four-time Lumpinee Stadium World Champion though used this as an advantage, battering his Italian opponent’s legs with vicious leg kicks during the first two rounds. A huge third round by Pinca could not save him from the decision loss.
In the first-ever Muay Thai bout held inside a ONE Championship ring, It’s Showtime 77-Max World Champion Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre (69-18-1) was able to stop four-time Caged Muay Thai Champion Elliot Compton (45-12) in just two rounds.
A 1-2 combination by the Brazilian followed by a precise knee to the Australian’s abdomen forced him to crumble to the mat.
Dutch kickboxer Regian “The Immortal” Eersel (50-4) and New Zealand-native Brad “Quake” Riddell (59-9) put on a show in the first-ever Super Series bout. Eersel was able to pick up a unanimous decision win after a hard-hitting three-round affair.
ONE: Heroes of Honor Results
April 20, 2018 – SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City
- Kickboxing Bout (70.0kg): Giorgio Petrosyan def. Jo Nattawut via unanimous decision
- Muay Thai Bout (67.0kg): Nong-O Gaiyanghadao def. Fabio Pinca via unanimous decision
- Muay Thai Bout (77.1kg): Cosmo Alaxandre def. Elliot Compton via technical knockout (Rd. 2, 2:41).
- Kickboxing Bout (78.0kg): Reigan Eersel def. Brad Riddell via unanimous decision
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