ONE Championship: No Surrender recap

ONE Championship made its triumphant return in Bangkok with ONE: No Surrender on Friday, July 31. The six-bout event featured some of the biggest names in Muay Thai and kickboxing and helped put the spotlight back on the organization after several months without a marquee event.

While the COVID-19 pandemic halted the event schedule, ONE: No Surrender was a step in the right direction with sensational talents and matches to kick start the back-half of the year for Asia's largest sports media property.

Main Event: Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Petchdam Petchyindee Academy

Main Event

Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Petchdam Petchyindee Academy

Rodtang Winner by Majority Decision

Round 5 - 5:00

It was a closely contested battle in the main event, but Rodtang Jitmuangnon pulled away with crisper strikes throughout the five rounds. Petchdam Petchyindee Academy had moments and never relented, but the champion's power rattled him on multiple occasions. The victory continues Rodtang's undefeated streak in ONE Championship and cements him as the top flyweight in the world.

Main Card

Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy vs. Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex
Petchmorakot Winner by Majority Decision

Superbon vs. Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong
Superbon Winner by Unanimous Decision

Stamp Fairtex vs. Sunisa Srisen
Stamp Winner by Punches TKO

Fabricio Andrade def. Mark Fairtex Abelardo
Andrade Winner by Rear-Naked Choke Submission

Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs. Panpayak Jitmuangnon
Superlek Winner by Unanimous Decision

Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy solidified his status as the ONE Featherweight World Champion by knocking off the legend Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex in his first title defense. Yodsanklai started strong, but Petchmorakot adjusted and finished the better man of the two.

Stamp Fairtex kept her mixed martial arts record perfect with a dominant showing over the debuting Sunisa Srisen. The ONE Women's Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion continued her quest for a historic World Championship in a third sport with the victory and looked impressive as she continued to showcase her overall development.

ONE Championship: NO SURRENDER Fight Highlights

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The long-awaited meeting between ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano "Mikinho" Moraes and ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson took center stage and had a shocking conclusion.

Five other bouts helped fill out ONE's primetime debut in the United States.

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The Russian men also earned three titles lead by 2017 world champion Maksim Khramtsov, who garnered his second European crown at 80 kg.

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The two top-ranked Muay Thai contenders each have their own hopes and dreams for the gold, but if Todd can capture it, she will be the second-ever two-sport atomweight World Champion. She is chasing history to cement her legacy as the best atomweight striker in the world.

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