Petchmorakot Petchyindee recently successfully defended his ONE featherweight Muay Thai world champion title and he is now looking at the prospect of an impressive super fight.
Petchmorakot scored a decisive win over Jimmy Vienot in the main event of their eponymous card, ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs Vienot, last Friday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
After three successful defenses, the Thai star says it could be an interesting proposition to face ONE Superbon featherweight kickboxing world champion Singha Mawynn in a super bout between the two talents. the biggest of their generation.
In his post-match interview, Petchmorakot said that he will fight whoever ONE Championship decides to pair him with. However, he could kick some potential matches against Superbon or Tawanchai PK.Saenchai.
“I want to fight Tawanchai but it has to be ONE championship. Whether it’s Superbon or Tawanchai or anyone else on the team. I think a more interesting battle for me would be with Superbon. ”
Petchmorakot Petchyindee is 8-2 in his ONE Championship career and is on a five-game winning streak with three of them being title fights.
Superbon, meanwhile, had a perfect 3-0 record in the promotion match and won a knockout in the second round over Giorgio Petrosyan, widely regarded as the greatest boxer of all time.
Although Petchmorakot and Superbon hold the featherweight titles in Muay Thai and kickboxing respectively, Petchmorakot is not a self-proclaimed best.
“Personally, I don’t think I [deserving] called one of the best. But I will try harder to be better each time. ”
Petchmorakot Petchyindee Surprised With Bonus
Petchmorakot’s vicious back-and-forth with Vienot ended in a close split, but the Thai player’s methodical performance still earned him a $50,000 bonus from the CEO. ONE Championship Chatri Sityodtong.
The prize money, the Thai superstar said, was a surprise as he was not certain that a decisive win would receive such a reward.
However, it is a welcome award and the Petchyindee Academy striker said the money will be used to build a house and help his parents.
“Initially, I was quite surprised. I didn’t know that getting a decisive win would get me this bonus. But I was very happy at that moment. It’s very important. This will be for building a house. And it’s also for my parents, my mom and my dad.”
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