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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.

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ONE: No Surrender is just days away on July 31, and two ONE Championship title tilts stand out atop the card in Bangkok. However, a trilogy bout between two debuting striking stars may be the can't-miss contest of the evening.

Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong and Superbon will bolster the ONE Super Series featherweight kickboxing division on Friday.

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ONE Championship brings high-level striking to the forefront of the global stage on July 31 with two incredible title tilts at ONE: No Surrender. Ahead of the action, Asia's largest sports media property released two videos to help fans understand the build-up to the bouts.

ONE commentators Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson offered their insight into the marquee match-ups.

Rodtang "The Iron Man" Jitmuangnon will defend his ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship against Petchdam "The Baby Shark" Petchyindee Academy in the main event. The two warriors have met twice before outside of ONE, and they split the series.

What makes the main event clash even more high stakes is that it will be the first time the two meet wearing four-ounce gloves.

In the co-main event, ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy will tangle with a legend in the sport, "The Boxing Computer" Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex.

It is a golden opportunity for Yodsanklai to recapture past glory and upset the champ. Still, Petchmorakot can use the platform of the worldwide audience to showcase his dominance against an all-time great.

ONE: No Surrender takes place in Bangkok and will be aired live and free in the United States via the B/R Live app.

Check out these two epic videos below!

Rodtang vs. Petchdam III | The Buildup

ONE Championship returns to action on 31 July with ONE: NO SURRENDER, headlined by a ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Title fight between divisional kingpin Rod...

Petchmorakot vs. Yodsanklai | The Buildup

On 31 July in Bangkok, ONE Championship returns to action with ONE: NO SURRENDER! In the co-main event, ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Petchmorak...

ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang "The Iron Man" Jitmuangnon is preparing to defend his crown on July 31 in Bangkok at ONE: No Surrender. The reigning king will meet a familiar foe, Petchdam "The Baby Shark" Petchyindee Academy.

Rodtang is not only a dominant champion, but he is one of the sport's most exciting strikers.

His aggressive nature matches the elite skills. Furious speed and thudding power have elevated his game to the apex of ONE Super Series action. "The Iron Man" is never relenting in his pursuit of a finish.

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ONE Championship is set to return on July 31 in Bangkok, and now the full card has been finalized with four ONE Super Series bouts and two mixed martial arts affairs.

Previously announced was the top of the ticket with two title tilts and an epic trilogy bout of two high-profile signees making their organizational debut.

In the main event, Rodtang Jitmuangnon puts his ONE Flyweight World Championship on the line against Petchdam Petchyindee Academy. This will also be a trilogy bout for the headliners with the series even at 1-1.

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