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‘He’s Never Faced Anyone Like Me’ – Tawanchai Expects To Dethrone Petchmorakot At ONE 161

Sep 26, 2022
Tawanchai celebrates after defeating Niclas Larsen at ONE 158

Tawanchai PK.Saenchai thinks he’s the man to finally unseat reigning ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee.

The surging Thai star has looked incredible since joining the world’s largest martial arts organization, and he could accomplish his ultimate goal at ONE 161 this Thursday, September 29.

Of course, Petchmorakot will also carry plenty of confidence into Thursday’s matchup.

The 28-year-old has been dominant since claiming the featherweight Muay Thai belt in 2020, racking up three World Title defenses and pushing his overall winning streak to seven straight fights.

However, Tawanchai thinks he’s a cut above the reigning king’s previous challengers and plans to prove it in this massive main event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

He said:

“[Petchmorakot] has defended his World Title multiple times, but he’s never faced anyone like me. I think I can do better than every opponent he’s ever met. And I believe the belt will change its owner this time. 

“If I win the World Title, that means my dreams will come true.”

While Tawanchai believes he will claim the throne, he doesn’t expect it to come easily.

He knows the defending World Champion owns a formidable skill set, but he also promises to pose fresh problems in their upcoming showdown.

The PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym representative said:

“Petchmorakot is hard to fight with. He is tough, unweary, and aggressive. So, I can’t be careless when I fight with him.  

 “So far, none of his opponents have had the same fighting style like me. In this upcoming fight, he will see me as his toughest challenger and he will face unexpected difficulties. I’ll do my best, and I see a chance that the belt will be mine.  

 “I have prepared many surprises for him, but I’ll reveal them on the night the in Circle.”

Tawanchai Wants To Give Fans Another Highlight-Reel KO

With a slick but devastating style, Tawanchai PK.Saenchai has quickly emerged as one of the most popular athletes in ONE Championship. 

The Muay Thai phenom has claimed both of his promotional victories via KO, using his fluid, technical arsenal to finish Sean Clancy and Niclas Larsen in spectacular fashion.

Now, the 23-year-old wants to keep that momentum going when he challenges for Petchmorakot’s ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Title.

Tawanchai added:

“I’m glad that my fans love me and expect me to treat them with knockout again. When I competed in Thailand, I rarely knocked my opponent out, because my style is technical, not aggressive. 

“But since I’ve joined ONE, I changed my style to be more aggressive. And fans love it. My fan base has expanded. 

“This motivates me to try to win by knockout in my next fights.”

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