ONE Friday Fights 19 Recap

ONE Friday Fights 19 Recap

ONE Championship kept the action rolling inside Lumpinee Boxing Stadium at ONE Friday Fights 19 on June 2.

Mixed martial arts, kickboxing, and Muay Thai all saw time under the bright lights, and all of the action excited the crowd. The action was headlined by a big bantamweight Muay Thai collision between Kulabdam Sor Jor Piek Uthai and Ilyas Musaev. But there was plenty of other action lining the card.

Miss anything on Friday? This is the recap for ONE Friday Fights 19 from Bangkok.

Main Event: Kulabdam Sor Jor Piek Uthai vs. Ilyas Musaev

Main Event

Kulabdam Sor Jor Piek Uthai vs. Ilyas Musaev

Kulabdam Winner by Unanimous Decision

The main event was a showcase for Kulabdam Sor Jor Piek Uthai.

The Thai star turned up the heat on Ilyas Musaev and kept him on the defensive throughout the contest. Kulabdam launched an all-out attack, and although Musaev was able to withstand the heat, he simply could not respond with enough offense to be a threat.

The victory put Kulabdam back in the win column and back on track to be a major player in the bantamweight division.

Full Card

Ronachai Tor Ramintra vs. Aekkalak Sor Samarngarment

Ronachai Winner by Unanimous Decision

Rittidet Sor Sommai vs. Jalill Barnes

Rittidet Winner by Knockout

Den Sitnayoktaweeptaphong vs. Petrapha Sor Sopit

Petrapha Winner by Split Decision

Kohtao Petsomnuk vs. Amnartdet Sitnayokmot

Kohtao Winner by TKO

Parnpet Sor Jor Lekmuangnon vs. Soroush Akbari

Akbari Winner by Split Decision

Kaonar Sor Jor Thongprajin vs. Elbrus Osmanov

Osmanov Winner by Unanimous Decision

Panrit Lukjaomaesaiwaree vs. Ferzan Cicek

Cicek Winner by Knockout

Pongsiri Sor Jor Wichitpadriew vs. Noelisson Silva

Pongsiri Winner by Unanimous Decision

Natalia Diachkova vs. Lena Nocker

Diachkova Winner by TKO

Chen Rui vs. Drex Zamboanga

Chen Winner by Split Decision

Murad Umachiev vs. Ibragim Shaymanov

Umachiev Winner by Unanimous Decision

Ferzan Cicek had one of the most impressive performances of the evening. After enduring some punishment, Cicek rallied in the third round to close the show with a brilliant short left hook. The finish earned him the first performance bonus of the night.

Natalia Diachkova looked outstanding in her strawweight Muay Thai bout against Lena Nocker. In under two minutes, she battered Nocker with multiple knockdowns. The impressive performance will put her on the radar of the strawweight elite and make her an interesting contender to watch moving forward.

In the bantamweight MMA bout between Drex Zamboanga and Chen Rui, the Chinese athlete edged out the contest based on his damaging body work in the early rounds. Although Zamboanga rallied late in the third round, it wasn’t enough to overcome the power shots from Chen. “Ghost” picked up a crucial victory to keep moving forward in a fun-filled division.

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