Tue. Feb 27th, 2024

ONE girls’s strawweight Muay Thai world champion Smilla Sundell sees Rodtang Jitmuangnon being a handful for Superlek Kiatmoo9 of their all-Thai, champion-versus-champion title conflict later this month.

‘The Hurricane,’ specifically, cited how the ability of Rodtang is extra enhanced in small four-ounce gloves employed in Muay Thai below ONE than the larger eight-ounce ones that Superlek is accustomed to in kickboxing.

The 2 Thai superstars will battle at ONE Friday Fights 34 on September 22 in Bangkok the place ‘The Iron Man’ will stake his ONE flyweight Muay Thai world title in opposition to ‘The Kicking Machine,’ who’s the concurrent No. 1 Muay Thai contender and reigning kickboxing king within the division.

In an interview with ONE Championship, Sundell shared that she is anticipating an thrilling showdown between the 2 prime strikers however can not deny the sting that Rodtang has within the combat.

The 18-year-old phenom mentioned:

“That combat’s gonna be excellent. I feel it will likely be actually thrilling. Will probably be actually cool to observe. I really feel like Rodtang has the benefit within the small gloves. He’s obtained a whole lot of energy in his arms, which goes to be an issue for Superlek.”

Rodtang is making his sixth protection of the world title he seized in August 2019. He’s coming off a powerful second-round knockout victory in Could in the USA over Mexican challenger Edgar Tabares to retain his title.

Superlek, for his half, is seeking to turn out to be a double ONE world champion with a victory at ONE Friday Fights 34. It’s going to be his fifth match for this 12 months alone and desires it to be a fifth straight win as effectively.

In the meantime, Sundell will even be concerned in a title conflict, placing on the road the ONE girls’s strawweight Muay Thai world title in opposition to the atomweight queen within the sport Allycia Hellen Rodrigues at ONE Combat Evening 14 on Prime Video on September 29 in Singapore.

ONE Friday Fights 34 is on the market totally free weekly on ONE Championship’s official YouTube web page whereas ONE Combat Evening 14 is on the market dwell and totally free to Prime Video subscribers in North America.

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