In a remarkable display of martial prowess, Nakrob Fairtex achieved a significant milestone in his professional journey by securing a knockout victory against Dedduanglek TDed99 in the main event of ONE Friday Fights 41 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium. This triumph was not merely a win in the ring but a potential catalyst for Nakrob’s ascent in the flyweight Muay Thai rankings.
Entering the arena against Dedduanglek, the no.3-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender known for a formidable four-fight winning streak, Nakrob demonstrated an unwavering sense of determination and tactical acumen. The Fairtex Training Center’s standout fighter displayed a clear intent to control the tempo of the match from the outset, asserting his dominance as the aggressor.
The initial round witnessed Nakrob establishing a rhythm that clearly disconcerted Dedduanglek. With precision and timing, Nakrob landed a straight right to the temple, sending his opponent to the canvas. This moment was a pivotal point in the match, visibly shifting the momentum in Nakrob’s favor.
Despite Dedduanglek’s resilience in beating the count and returning to his feet, the tide had turned irrevocably. Nakrob maintained his offensive pressure into the third round, unleashing a flurry of punches that breached Dedduanglek’s defenses. The culmination of Nakrob’s relentless assault was a devastating straight right, effectively ending the match 51 seconds into the final round.
In the aftermath of his victory, Nakrob expressed a profound sense of satisfaction and relief, reflecting on the underdog narrative that had surrounded him prior to the match. “I feel so happy and relieved right now, a lot of people said I was the underdog in this fight and I cannot fight with my opponent. So I feel great,” Nakrob articulated. His statement underscored the significance of this victory in challenging and overcoming preconceived expectations.
This impressive win not only reinstates Nakrob’s position as a formidable competitor in the flyweight Muay Thai landscape but also enhances his professional record under the ONE Championship banner to 5-1. As he progresses in his career, this victory stands as a testament to his skill, determination, and the ability to triumph against formidable adversaries.
The event was a showcase of thrilling matches and inspiring comebacks. Songchainoi Kiatsongrit’s victory over Rak Erawan in a 116-pound catchweight Muay Thai match was a testament to his skill and tenacity, earning him a coveted US$100,000 contract with ONE Championship. Despite Rak’s resilient effort, Songchainoi’s consistent strikes led him to a unanimous decision win, advancing his record to a remarkable 55-18.
Suriyanlek Por Yenying’s stunning comeback against Tomyamkoong Bhumjaithai in their 132-pound catchweight Muay Thai encounter was nothing short of cinematic. Overcoming a relentless assault in the first two rounds, Suriyanlek turned the tables with a powerful overhand right, culminating in a knockout that showcased his indomitable spirit.
In another riveting matchup, Buakhiao Por Paoin’s resilience shone through in his debut win against Paruehatnoi TBM Gym in 138-pound catchweight Muay Thai action. His victory, a result of a unanimous decision, marked an impressive start in the ONE Championship arena.
Parnpet Sor Jor Lekmuangnon’s journey in ONE Championship saw a turning point as he secured his first win against Meysam Adelniya in their 126-pound Muay Thai meeting. The match, a demonstration of strategic striking and agility, highlighted Parnpet’s potential in the sport.
Yodnumchai Fairtex’s showdown with Champangarm Por Pramuk in their 114-pound catchweight Muay Thai battle was a display of sheer dominance. Yodnumchai’s three knockdowns in the first round underscored his power and precision in the ring.
“Samigpri” Tagir Khalilov and Yodlekpet Or Atchariya’s 136-pound catchweight Muay Thai duel was a showcase of endurance and skill. Khalilov’s performance, earning him a split-decision win, was a testament to his ability to adapt and overcome in a fiercely competitive match.
Lastly, the debut of View Petkosol in the 126-pound catchweight kickboxing match against Aslanbek Zikreev was a masterclass in technique and agility. His victory, a unanimous decision, was a fitting introduction to his promising career in ONE Championship.
ONE Friday Fights 41 Full Results:
- Nakrob Fairtex defeated Dedduanglek TDed99 by TKO (referee stoppage) at 0:51 in round three (Muay Thai – flyweight).
- Songchainoi Kiatsongrit defeated Rak Erawan by unanimous decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 116 lbs).
- Suriyanlek Por Yenying defeated Tomyamkoong Bhumjaithai by KO (punch combination) at 2:47 in round three (Muay Thai – catchweight 132 lbs).
- Buakhiao Por Paoin defeated Paruehatnoi TBM Gym by unanimous decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 138 lbs).
- Parnpet Sor Jor Lekmuangnon defeated Meysam Adelniya by TKO (8 counts) at 0:30 in round two (Muay Thai – catchweight 126 lbs).
- Yodnumchai Fairtex defeated Champangarm Por Pramuk by KO (left elbow) at 2:21 in round one (Muay Thai – catchweight 114 lbs).
- Tagir Khalilov defeated Yodlekpet Or Atchariya by split decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 136 lbs).
- View Petkosol defeated Aslanbek Zikreev by unanimous decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 126 lbs).
- Sulaiman Looksuanmuaythai defeated Kijani Aytch by unanimous decision (Muay Thai – flyweight).
- Ruslan Satiev defeated Farid Alibabazade by split decision (MMA – flyweight).
- Gadzhimurad Amirzhanov defeated Morteza Noroozi by TKO (ground-and-pound) at 3:25 in round two (MMA – welterweight).