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Tawanchai PK.Saenchai, Fabricio Andrade Rise In ONE Athlete Rankings

Jun 10, 2022

Following the riveting ONE 158: Tawanchai vs. Larsen card last Friday, 3 June, there was some movement in the ONE Athlete Rankings.

While most of the standings remained the same, the featherweight Muay Thai and bantamweight MMA divisions went through some shake-ups after striking phenom Tawanchai PK.Saenchai and Brazilian knockout artist Fabricio Andrade ignited the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Take a look at the latest developments below.

Featherweight Muay Thai Rankings

There was a major switch at the top and bottom of the featherweight Muay Thai division’s top-five rankings.

Tawanchai PK.Saenchai demolished WBC Muay Thai World Champion Niclas “Dreamchaser” Larsen, finishing the Danish striker with a left cross in the ONE 158 main event.

That earned the Thai phenom a shot at ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee and catapulted him into the #1 contender’s spot in the divisional rankings.

Superbon Singha Mawynn – who holds the featherweight kickboxing crown – remained in the #2 spot, and Jimmy “JV01” Vienot stands at #3 after taking Petchmorakot the distance in a nail-biting affair at ONE 157

Sitthichai “Killer Kid” Sitsongpeenong, who beat Tawanchai in a Muay Thai tilt last year, continued to hold down the #4 spot.

Moreover, Jamal “Kherow” Yusupov was previously the top-ranked contender in the rankings, but he has since dropped down to the last spot in the top five.

  • WC: Petchmorakot Petchyindee
  • #1: Tawanchai PK.Saenchai (+4)
  • #2: Superbon Singha Mawynn
  • #3: Jimmy Vienot
  • #4: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong
  • #5: Jamal Yusupov (-4)

Bantamweight MMA Rankings

There was some activity in the top-five rankings of the bantamweight MMA division, too.

Fabricio Andrade knocked out #2-ranked contender “Pretty Boy” Kwon Won Il in 62 seconds at ONE 158.

After the fast highlight-reel win, the Brazilian leapfrogged his rival in the rankings.

That ultimately pushed Kwon down to the #3 spot and also caused Team Lakay’s Stephen “The Sniper” Loman to fall to the #4 spot.

The rest of the divisional rankings remained the same.

  • WC: John Lineker
  • #1: Bibiano Fernandes
  • #2: Fabricio Andrade (+2)
  • #3: Kwon Won Il (-1)
  • #4: Stephen Loman (-1)
  • #5: Kevin Belingon

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