Stamp Fairtex to have 1st MMA bout in ONE Championship at ‘ONE: Dreams of Gold’ in Bangkok, Thailand

Stamp Fairtex (© ONE Championship)
Stamp Fairtex (© ONE Championship)

ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 21, is set to have her first official mixed martial arts bout in ONE Championship in front of her countrymen. She is an alum of the promotion’s subsidiary ONE Warrior Series.

Stamp was one of the Thai martial artists who attended the official “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout on July 25, 2019. It took place at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

Including Stamp, six fighters will represent Thailand at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others are “Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy, 25, Lerdsila Phuket Top Team, 38, Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 21, and ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion “The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, 21.

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ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Dreams of Gold” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok on August 16, 2019. One of the MMA bouts on the card is a women’s atomweight contest between Stamp and promotional debutante Asha “Knockout Queen” Roka, 20, of India.

“I am ready to embark on this new chapter of my martial arts journey,” Stamp stated. “When I first joined ONE Championship, I was already working very hard to compete in mixed martial art but when the opportunity to compete in both kickboxing and Muay Thai as well as the chance to become a World Champion came by, I couldn’t pass it up.”

“Now that I’ve achieved so much in those sports, I want more,” the ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion continued. “I want the mixed martial arts world title. That’s the goal.”

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel:

Ticket information for ONE: DREAMS OF GOLD is available at www.onefc.com.

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[PHOTOS] Thailand vs Australia: Stamp Fairtex, Alma Juniku fight at ‘ONE: Legendary Quest’ in China

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Thailand and Australia were among the 15 countries represented at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” On the card were both mixed martial arts matches and ONE Super Series contests, featuring both kickboxing and Muay Thai.

ONE Championship held “ONE: Legendary Quest” at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai, China on June 15, 2019. The main event was between reigning ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 27, of Pattaya, Thailand and her challenger Alma Juniku, 18, of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Stamp was one of the two fighters who represented Thailand at “ONE: Legendary Quest” while Juniku was one of the two representatives of Australia. Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Scotland, South Korea and the United Kingdom were also represented.

On June 12, 2019, Stamp and Juniku had their official face-off during the press conference at Yunspace in Shanghai. The event was graced by ONE Championship Greater China chairman Hua Fung Teh and reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 31, of China.

Blue Corner

Born on December 13, 2010 in Australia, Juniku started training in Muay Thai when she was 8 years old. She was 17 when she made her professional Muay Thai debut and went on to become an Australian National Muay Thai Champion and a World Boxing Council and International Professional Combat Council Muay Thai World Champion.

Juniku made her ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Legendary Quest.” She is training out of Modern Warrior Muay Thai in Marsden, Logan City, Queensland.

Red Corner

Born Nadthawon Panthong in Rayong, Thailand on September 27, 1991, Stamp is originally from Rayong Province, Thailand. She was only 5 years old when she had her first Muay Thai match and eventually became the first female Thai athlete to be sponsored by Fairtex Training Center in Pattaya.

Stamp became the ONE Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion on October 6, 2018 and the inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion on February 22, 2019. “ONE: Legendary Quest” marked her third ONE Championship bout excluding her one ONE Warrior Series win.

Fight Result

“ONE: Legendary Quest” marked Stamp’s first title defense as the ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion. Atushi Onari served as the referee while Ian Cartwright of Canada, Olivier Coste of France and Rosenberg Rosete of the Philippines were the judges.

After five three-minute rounds, the ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Stamp, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “ONE: Legendary Quest” improved the professional kickboxing and Muay Thai record of Stamp to 63 wins, 15 losses and 5 draws. On the other hand, Juniku now has 24 wins and 5 losses.

“ONE: Legendary Quest” Co-Main Event

Agilan “Alligator” Thani, 23, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia faced ONE Championship debutante Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, 43, of Osaka, Japan in an MMA match in the welterweight division. The Malaysian contender won via unanimous decision.

Check all “ONE: Legendary Quest” results on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Thailand vs USA: Stamp Fairtex, Janet Todd fight at ‘ONE: Call to Greatness’ in Singapore

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Thailand and the United States were two of the countries represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Singapore.

Featuring six mixed martial arts matches, four kickboxing contests and one Muay Thai bout, “ONE: Call to Greatness” took place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on February 22, 2019. In the main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 21, of Thailand and Janet Todd, 33 of the U.S. competed for the inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship title.

Fairtex is the reigning ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion and was competing in ONE Super Series for the second time. On the other hand, Todd made her ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Call to Greatness.”

Blue Corner

Born and raised in Hermosa Beach, California, USA, Todd studied aerospace engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Her father was a mural artist while her mother, who is Japanese, was a yoga teacher.

Training out of Boxing Works in Torrance, California, Todd won bronze medals at the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur World Championships and the World Games. She also won a gold medal at the IFMA Pan American Championships.

Red Corner

Stamp is originally from Rayong Province, Thailand. She was only 5 years old when she had her first Muay Thai match and eventually became the first female Thai athlete to be sponsired by Fairtex Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand.

On October 6, 2018, Stamp became the new ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. She dethroned defending champion Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Taipei, Taiwan.

Fight Result

The inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship bout ended in neither knockout nor submission. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

Stamp implemented a solid game plan as she pushed the pace. She punished Todd with a punch-heavy attack.

After five three-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, Onari raised the hand of Stamp, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

It made her the first ever ONE Championship athlete to reign as a champ in two sports simultaneously.

Argentina, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Turkey were also represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” Check the complete results here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Call to Greatness” recap:

‘ONE: Call to Greatness’ results: Stamp Fairtex vs Janet Todd, Amir Khan vs Ariel Sexton

'ONE: Call to Greatness' fight card

  • Promotion: ONE Championship
  • Title: “ONE: Call to Greatness” 
  • Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore
  • Date: February 22, 2019

PRELIMINARY CARD

  1. Rudy Agustian (Indonesia) vs Khon Sichan (Cambodia)
  • DIVISION: Flyweight (MMA)
  • WINNER: RUDY AGUSTIAN
  • METHOD: Submission via Rear-Naked Choke
  • TIME AND ROUND: 3:14 of Round 1
  • REFEREE: Olivier Coste
  1. Masakazu Imanari (Japan) vs Kwon Won Il (South Korea)
  • DIVISION: Bantamweight (MMA)
  • WINNER: MASAKAZU IMANARI 
  • METHOD: Submission via Heel Hook
  • TIME AND ROUND: 0:53 of Round 1
  • REFEREE: Yuji Shimada
  1. Ayaka Miura (Japan) vs Laura Balin (Argentina)
  • DIVISION: Women’s Strawweight (MMA)
  • WINNER: AYAKA MIURA
  • METHOD: Submission via Americana
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:13 of Round 1
  • REFEREE: Olivier Coste
  1. Regian Eersel (Netherlands) vs Anthony Njokuani (Nigeria)
  • DIVISION: Lightweight (Kickboxing, ONE Super Series)
  • WINNER: REGIAN EERSEL
  • METHOD: Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:03 of Round 2
  • REFEREE: Yuji Shimada
  1. Kong Sambo (Cambodia) vs Zhang Chenglong (China)
  • DIVISION: Bantamweight (Kickboxing, ONE Super Series)
  • WINNER: ZHANG CHENGLONG
  • METHOD: Split Decision
  • ROUNDS: 3
  • REFEREE: Atsushi Onari
  1. Masahide Kudo (Japan) vs Petchdam Petchyindee Academy (Thailand)
  • DIVISION: Flyweight (Kickboxing, ONE Super Series)
  • WINNER: PETCHDAM PETCHYINDEE ACADEMY
  • METHOD: Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: 0:35 of Round 2
  • REFEREE: Olivier Coste
  1. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (Thailand) vs Jeremy Miado (Philippines)
  • DIVISION: Catchweight (56.9kg) (MMA)
  • WINNER: DEJDAMRONG SOR AMNUAYSIRICHOKE
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Strikes
  • TIME AND ROUND: 2:38 of Round 2
  • REFEREE: Yuji Shimada
  1. Nieky Holzken (Netherlands) vs Mustapha Haida (Italy)
  • DIVISION: Lightweight (Kickboxing, ONE Super Series)
  • WINNER: NIEKY HOLZKEN
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision
  • ROUNDS: 3
  • REFEREE: Atsushi Onari
  1. Ev Ting (Malaysia and New Zealand) vs Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev (Turkey)
  • DIVISION: ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Quarter-Final
  • WINNER: SAYGID GUSEYN ARSLANALIEV
  • METHOD: Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: 0:25 of Round 1
  • REFEREE: Olivier Coste
  1. Amir Khan (Singapore) vs Ariel Sexton (Costa Rica)
  • DIVISION: ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Quarter-Final
  • WINNER: AMIR KHAN
  • METHOD: Submission via Rear-Naked Choke
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:13 of Round 3
  • REFEREE: Yuji Shimada

 Main Event

  1. Stamp Fairtex (Thailand) vs Janet Todd (USA)
  • DIVISION: ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship
  • WINNER: STAMP FAIRTEX
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision
  • ROUNDS: 5
  • REFEREE: Atsushi Onari