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7 Breathtaking Action Photos Captured At ONE: KINGDOM OF HEROES

October 07, 2018

This past Saturday, 6 October, ONE Championship held an unforgettable night of action at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

ONE: KINGDOM OF HEROES proved to be the organization’s biggest martial arts spectacle yet. The 14-bout card featured some of the world’s best athletes in boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, and mixed martial arts contests, and it entertained the masses from beginning to end.

Now, in the wake of the riveting show, take a look at seven of the most breathtaking action photos captured at the blockbuster event.

Srisaket’s Left Cross

WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his belt in impressive fashion. The hometown hero put on a dominant performance against Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, as he wore down the Mexican with power shots like this left cross.

Petchdam’s Left Roundhouse Head Kick

Petchdam Kaiyanghadao utilized his left roundhouse kick to perfection. He kept throwing the thunderous strike at Kenny Tse, who tried his best to block it. Just 86 seconds into the match, however, the Thai’s left shin landed flawlessly against his rival’s head and knocked him out.

Njokuani’s Long Push Kick

Anthony “The Assassin” Njokuani used an assortment of explosive strikes, like this massive push kick to the chest, to edge out kickboxing legend Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer via split decision.

Gafurov’s Wild Knockout Punch

Muin Gafurov fired an overhand right, which landed cleanly on Leandro Issa’s chin. The punch knocked out the Brazilian before he could even finish swinging his left hook.

Suzuki Cinches In The Rear-Naked Choke

Japanese strawweight Hayato Suzuki got his third rear-naked choke victory in ONE Championship. Late in the second frame, he applied the airtight submission hold to force Robin “The Ilonggo” Catalan to tap out.

Ramazanov Sends Petchmorrakot Flying

Alaverdi Ramazanov showcased his impeccable timing just seconds into the third round. Just as Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai threw a roundhouse kick, the Russian powerhouse beautifully countered by kicking out his adversary’s right leg. Ultimately, Ramazanov won the bout via unanimous decision.

Aoki Works For An Arm-Triangle

Former ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki was completely focused on submitting lightweight contender Ev Ting. He worked for an arm-triangle choke and put the Malaysian to sleep in 57 seconds.