Jo Nattawut: I can beat Giorgio Petrosyan

Jo Nattawut (© ONE Championship)
Jo Nattawut (© ONE Championship)

“Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, 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 Nattawut, six fighters will represent Thailand at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others are ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 21, 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 ONE Super Series bouts on the card is a ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix semi-final bout between Nattawut and Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan, 33, of Italy.

“This August, I’m going to shock the world once again and I’m going to take down this giant,” Nattawut said. “I have my eye on the prize, and I’m going to do everything I can to beat Petrosyan and reach the tournament finals.”

It will be a rematch between Petrosyan and Nattawut. The Thai kickboxer lost to his Armenian-Italian rival during their first ONE Super Series encounter.

“I know my opponent is a legend in this sport and I’ve already lost to him before but I’ve made some key changes to my training and overall style,” Nattawut shated,” “I’m not the same fighter I was a year ago when we first met. I’m stronger and faster now and more well-prepared for our second meeting.”

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

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[PHOTOS] Thailand vs Italy: Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy, Giorgio Petrosyan fight at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’ in Singapore

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Thailand and Italy were among the 19 countries represented at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on May 17, 2019. ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and six ONE Super Series contests, which were six kickboxing bouts, “ONE: Enter the Dragon” was the Singapore-based martial arts organization’s second event in 2019 that took place in Singapore. The 14th bout was between Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy, 25, of Thailand and Giorgio “Doctor” Petrosyan, 33, of Gorizia, Italy.

Petchmorakot was one of the four representatives of Thailand at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” while Petrosyan solely represented Italy. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States were also represented.

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Representing Team Leone Petrosyan, Petrosyan holds several prestigious titles including two K-1 World MAX World Championships and a Glory Slam Tournament Championship. Born in Yerevan, Armenia on December 10, 1985, he was 13 years old when he and his family moved to Italy.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked Petrosyan’s third ONE Super Series outing. He defeated his first two opponents in the league namely “Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, and Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy, 25, who are both fighting out of Thailand.

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Born on February 14, 1993 in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, Petchmorakot was just 9 years old when he started his training in Muay Thai. Representing Petchyindee Academy, he holds Lumpinee Stadium World Championships in two divisions and a WMC Muay Thai title.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked Petchmorrakot’s fifth bout in ONE Super Series. He lost to Alaverdi “Dagger” Ramazanov, 23, of Russia but defeated “The Funky Drummer” Fabrice Fairtex Delannon, 36, of France, Liam “The Hitman” Harrison, 33, of the United Kingdom and Kenta Yamada, 31, of Japan.

Fight Result

The bout between Petchmorakot and Petrosyan was one of the four quarter-final bouts in the ONE Featherweight Kicboxing World Grand Prix at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” Atsushi Onari served as the referee.

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

Winning at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” improved the professional kickboxing and Muay Thai record of Petchmorrakot to 159 wins, 34 losses and 2 draws. On the other hand, Petrosyan now has 90 wins, 3 loses, 2 draws and 1 No Contest.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” Main Events

Both fighting out of the Netherlands, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, and Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, 25, competed for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Championship in the co-main event. The latter won the title via unanimous decision.

Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Singapore challenged reigning ONE Lightweight World Championship: Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan in the main event. The Singaporean challenger dethroned the Japanese defending champion via technical knockout.

Check the complete results for “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Thailand vs France: Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, Samy Sana fight at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’ in Singapore

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Thailand and France were among the 19 countries represented at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on May 17, 2019. ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and six ONE Super Series contests, which were six kickboxing bouts, “ONE: Enter the Dragon” was the Singapore-based martial arts organization’s second event in 2019 that took place in Singapore. The 13th bout was between “The Boxing Compu” Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, 33, of Thailand and Samy “AK47” Sana, 30, of France.

Yodsaklai was one of the five representatives of Thailand at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” while Sana solely represented France. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States were also represented.

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Sana was 12 years old when he started his training in Muay Thai. He is of French and Algerian descent and was born in Paris, France on December 10, 1988.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked Sana’s fourth ONE Super Series bout. He is training out of Phenix Muay Thai Paris and Venum Training Camp Thailand.

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Yodsanklai is training out of Fairtex Gym. Among the prestigious titles he holds are three Lumpinee Stadium World Championships, two Lion Fight World Championships, two WMC World Championships and a WBC World Title.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked Yodsanklai’s fourth ONE Super Series bout. He defeated his first three opponents in the league namely Chris “The African Warrior” Ngimbi, 34, of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luis “Soot Raeng Geert” Regis, 33, of Australia and Andy “Souwer Power” Souwer, 36, of the Netherlands.

Fight Result

The bout between Yodsanklai and Sana was one of the four quarter-final bouts in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” Elias Dolaptsis served as the referee.

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

Winning at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” improved the professional kickboxing and Muay Thai record of Sana to 134 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, Yodsanklai now has 202 wins, 72 losses and 4 draws.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” Main Events

Both fighting out of the Netherlands, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, and Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, 25, competed for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Championship in the co-main event. The latter won the title via unanimous decision.

Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Singapore challenged reigning ONE Lightweight World Championship: Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan in the main event. The Singaporean challenger dethroned the Japanese defending champion via technical knockout.

Check the complete results for “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Thailand vs Ukraine: Jo Nattawut, Sasha Moisa fight at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’ in Singapore

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Thailand and Ukraine were among the 19 countries represented at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on May 17, 2019. ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and six ONE Super Series contests, which were six kickboxing bouts, “ONE: Enter the Dragon” was the Singapore-based martial arts organization’s second event in 2019 that took place in Singapore. The eighth bout was between “Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, of Nakhon Ratchasima, Isan, Thailand and Sasha Moisa, 24, of Odessa, Ukraine.

Nattawut was one of the four representatives of Thailand at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” while Moisa solely represented Ukraine. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Turkey were also represented.

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Representing Behzad Warrior Academy, Moisa made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” He was 13 years old when he started his training in judo.

In 2016, Moisa moved to Thailand to pursue a career as a Muay Thai fighter. He went on to become a WMC Muay Thai World Champion.

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Nattawut was 10 years old when he started his Muay Thai training and went on to become a two-division Lion Fight World Champion and a WMC Muay Thai World Champion. Originally from Isan, Thailand, he moved to the U.S. in 2013.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked Nattawut’s fifth ONE Super Series bout. He is training out of Bangkok Boxing Fitness in Atlanta, Georgina, USA.

Fight Result

The bout between Nattawut and Moisa was one of the four quarter-final bouts in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix at “ONE: Enter the Dragon.” Elias Dolaptsis served as the referee.

Dolaptsis put a stop to the kickboxing contest after 1 minute and 24 seconds in the third round. Nattawut knocked out Moisa.

Winning at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” improved the professional kickboxing and Muay Thai record of Nattawut to 70 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws. On the other hand, Moisa now has 39 wins and 8 losses.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” Main Events

Both fighting out of the Netherlands, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, and Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, 25, competed for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Championship in the co-main event. The latter won the title via unanimous decision.

Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Singapore challenged reigning ONE Lightweight World Championship: Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan in the main event. The Singaporean challenger dethroned the Japanese defending champion via technical knockout.

Check the complete results for “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on Conan Daily.