After Superlek Kiatmoo9 defended Rodtang for backing out from their preliminary battle in March 2023, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has additionally echoed this sentiment.
The reigning ONE flyweight kickboxing world champion earlier said that it was not Rodtang’s fault for sustaining an harm that led to the postponement of their ONE Battle Night time 8 match-up.
Rodtang is contemporary off an unbelievable efficiency towards Edgar Tabares final Might 2023 at ONE Battle Night time 10, the place he knocked out the Mexican high contender within the second spherical of their championship conflict.
Due to that nice exhibiting, Sityodtong just isn’t shopping for the claims of some followers that ‘The Iron Man’ is scared to battle ‘The Kicking Machine’. In response to the ONE head honcho, Rodtang is on high of his skilled profession proper now, so there isn’t a motive why he could be scared to battle anyone.
The CEO of the world’s largest martial arts group, who can be a lifelong martial artist, shared his tackle this subject about Rodtang in his dwell interview with the Publish Night time Podcast of South China Morning Publish MMA.
“Rodtang just isn’t terrified of anyone. You must perceive this man is on a tear, he’s on a excessive in his profession, and he hasn’t been crushed in a few years. When you may have that sort of confidence, you are simply unbreakable.”
Rodtang at the moment rides an undefeated 14-fight profitable streak in Muay Thai and kickboxing matches underneath ONE Championship, which dates again to his debut in September 2018. A number of the notable victories of the 26-year-old got here towards Sok Thy, Jonathan Haggerty (twice), Walter Goncalves, Petchdam Petchyindee, and Joseph Lasiri.
The Jitmuangon Fitness center consultant is getting ready for the most important check of his world title reign as he defends his ONE flyweight Muay Thai belt towards Superlek on September 22 at ONE Friday Fights 34, which is able to go down inside the long-lasting Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
ONE Friday Fights is out there totally free weekly on ONE Championship’s official YouTube web page.
Watch Chatri Sityodtong’s full interview beneath: