[PHOTOS] Thailand vs Russia: Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Alaverdi Ramazanov fight at ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ in Bangkok

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Thailand and Russia were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to take place in Thailand.

Featuring five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts, “ONE: Clash of Legends” took place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on February 16, 2019. In the co-main event of the evening, Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 28, of Thailand faced Alaverdi “Dagger” Ramazanov, 24, of Russia.

Kongsak was one of the seven hometown heroes who competed at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Ramazanov was the sole representative of Russia.

Blue Corner

Representing the prestigious Venum Training Camp in Pattaya, Thailand, Ramazanov is a three-time International Federation of Muaythai Amateur World Champion. “ONE: Clash of Legends” marked his fourth ONE Super Series bout.

Ramazanov defeated Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai, 24, of Thailand at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on October 6, 2018 and Andrew Miller, 28, of Scotland, United Kingdom at “ONE: Heart of the Lion” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 9, 2018. But on November 23, 2018, the Russian fighter lost to Saemapetch Fairtex, 23, of Thailand at “ONE: Conquest of Champions” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Red Corner

Kongsak is athree-time Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion. He hails from Prakonchai, Buriram, Thailand and is a nephew of Muay Thai pioneer Changpuek Kiatsongrit.

P.K. Saenchaimuaythaigym scouted Kongsak in Bangkok in 2013. “ONE: Clash of Legends” marked his ONE Super Series debut.

Fight Result

Kongsak and Ramazanov competed in a Muay Thai bout in the bantamweight division. Elias Dolaptsis served as a referee.

After three three-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Dolaptsis raised the hand of Kongsak, who was declared the winner via split decision.

Winning at “ONE: Clash of Legends” improved Kongsak’s professional record to 183 wins, 39 losses and 2 draws. On the other hand, Ramazanov now has 59 wins and 5 losses.

“ONE: Clash of Legends” Main Event

In the main event, Nong-o Gaiyanghadao, 32, of Thailand and Han Zi Hao, 23, of China competed for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Cambodia, China, France, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Clash of Legends.” Check all the results here.

“ONE: Clash of Legends” full video

ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh: ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ will showcase Muay Thai, other martial arts in all their glory

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ONE Championship held the official kick-off press conference for “ONE: Clash of Legends” at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. In attendance at the event and part of the head table was ONE Championship group president Hua Fung Teh.

“Thailand has given the world one of the most famous martial arts in human history,” Teh stated. “Muay Thai is an intricately crafted and devastating striking style known for its effectiveness and power.”

The “ONE: Clash of Legends” fight night will take place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok on February 16, 2019. With 14 countries represented, the fight card has 12 matches, which include five Muay Thai contests and seven mixed martial arts bouts.

“It comes as no surprise that Thailand is recognized for having the best strikers in the world,” Teh noted. “That’s why we at ONE Championship love being back here. (It is) because we feel that we are one with the martial arts spirit and the culture of this beautiful country.”

In the main event of “ONE: Clash of Legends,” Nong-o Gaiyanghadao of Thailand and Han Zi Hao of China will compete for the inaugural ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai World Championship. Teh said, “This Saturday, ‘ONE: Clash of Legends’ will showcase Muay Thai, together with other martial arts, in all their glory, and thrill fans all over the world.”

Nong-o and Han had their official face-off during the “ONE: Clash of Legends” press conference at the W Hotel. The event was also attended by athletes Kongsak P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Alaverdi Ramazanov, Shannon Wiratchai, Amarsanaa Tsogookhu, Rika Ishige and Nou Srey Pov.

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Clash of Legends” press conference:

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[PHOTOS] Thailand vs Russia: Saemapetch Fairtex, Alaverdi Ramazanov fight at ‘ONE: Conquest of Champions’ in the Philippines

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Thailand and Russia were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Conquest of Champions.” Taking place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on November 23, 2018, it is the fourth and last ONE Championship event in the Philippines in 2018.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” featured eight mixed martial arts matches, two Muay Thai bouts and two kickboxing contests. In the ninth bout of the evening, Saemapetch Fairtex, 23, of Thailand faced Alaverdi “Dagger” Ramazanov, 23, of Russia.

Blue Corner

Originally from Russia, Ramazanov is training out of Venum Training Camp in Pattaya, Thailand, where he is currently based. He is a three-time International Federation of Muaythai Amateur Champion.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” marked Ramazanov’s third bout in ONE Super Series. He defeated Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai, 24, of Thailand via unanimous decision at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on October 6, 2018 and knocked out Andrew Miller, 28, of Scotland, United Kingdom at “ONE: Heart of the Lion” at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 9, 2018.

Red Corner

Saemapetch was born in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He is representing the famed Fairtex Gym in Pattaya.

When Saemapetch made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Battle for the Heavens” at the Guangzhou Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China on July 7, 2018, he defeated Deividas “The Savage Sitsongpeenong” Danyla, 26, of Lithuania via unanimous decision. “ONE: Conquest of Champions” marked his second bout in the ONE Championship league.

Fight Result

Saemapetch and Ramazanov competed in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division. After three three-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges.

In the end, referee Atsushi Onari raised the hand of Saemapetch, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, 34, of Baguio City, Philippines and Amir Khan, 23, of Singapore competed for the vacant ONE Lightweight World Championship. After five five-minute rounds, the Filipino contender won via unanimous decision.

In the main event, Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli, 35, of Terracina, Latina, Italy challenged reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, 41, of Manila, Philippines. The Filipino defending champion knocked out his Italian challenger in the first round.

 

Meanwhile, here is clip from the recent bout between Saemapetch and Ramazanov:

[PHOTOS] Saemapetch Fairtex, Alaverdi Ramazanov face off at City of Dreams Manila in Parañaque City

 

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ONE Championship held the kick-off press conference for “ONE: Conquest of Champions” at the City of Dreams Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines on November 20, 2018. Muay Thai fighters Saemapetch Fairtex, 23, of Thailand and Alaverdi “Dagger” Ramazanov, 23, of Russia had their face-off during the event.

Mitch “The Dragon” Chilson, 40, hosted the press conference. ONE Championship chief financial officer Hua Fung Teh, City of Dreams marketing operations director Nathan Sorenson and Zilingo chief marketing officer Marita Abraham were among the attendees.

The “ONE: Conquest of Champions” fight night will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila on November 23, 2018. In the ninth bout of the evening, Saemapetch and Ramazanov will compete in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division.

Saemapetch has 1 win and 0 loss in ONE Super Series. On the other hand, Alaverdi has 2 wins and 0 loss in the striking-only league of ONE Championship.

“ONE: Conquest of Champions” will feature eight MMA matches, two Muay Thai bouts and two kickboxing contests. Here is the full fight card:

PRELIMINARY CARD

  1. MMA flyweight: Rudy Agustian (Indonesia) vs Asraful Islam (Bangladesh)
  2. MMA flyweight: Rocky Bactol (Philippines) vs Akihiro Fujisawa (Japan)
  3. MMA strawweight: Jeremy Miado (Philippines) vs Peng Xue Wen (China)
  4. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Azwan Che Wil (Malaysia) vs Han Zi Hao (China)
  5. MMA heavyweight: Alexandre Machado (Brazil) vs Hideki Sekine (Japan)
  6. ONE Super Series kickboxing catchweight (73 kg): Samy Sana (France) vs Armen Petrosyan (Italy)

MAIN CARD

  1. ONE Super Series kickboxing bantamweight: Deividas Danyla (Lithuania) vs Hiroaki Suzuki (Japan)
  2. MMA welterweight: Raimond Magomedaliev (Russia) vs James Nakashima (USA)
  3. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Saemapetch Fairtex (Thailand) vs Alaverdi Ramazanov (Russia)
  4. MMA lightweight: Honorio Banario (Philippines) vs Rahul Raju (India)

CO-MAIN EVENT

  1. ONE Lightweight World Championship: Eduard Folayang (Philippines) vs Amir Khan (Singapore)

MAIN EVENT

  1. ONE Heavyweight World Championship: Brandon Vera (Philippines) vs Mauro Cerilli (Italy)

Meanwhile, here is Chilson giving his predictions of the main event: