Evole MMA trainers signs with ONE – will fight in upcoming
Besides being the premier martial arts organisation in Asia – ONE Championship has begun taking steps to take over a market in Asia that is truly huge – The Muay Thai and kickboxing market.
Next month they will host their first event ONE: Heroes of Honor that will feature some of the living legends in the art of 8 limbs.
Adding to their roster are several of the greatest living Muay Thai legends of this era – both male and female. They also happen to be some of the instructors at the Evolve MMA gym in Singapore. The instructors – who are all involved in the successful Evolve Vacations are experienced Muay Thai veterans and will surely draw a huge audience not only in their native Thailand and Asia – but world wide.
Petchboonchu ”Deadly Knee of the Mekong” FA Group
(192-135-1) – Multiple-time world champion with an astounding 14 titles under his belt – making him the most decorated Muay Thai World Champion in history.
He has won World Championships in 5 different weight divisions and has held World Championship belts at the two most prestigeous stadiums in all of Thailand – the original Lumpinee stadium as well as Rajadamnern stadium.
He is the last fighter to ever win a main event at the old historic Lumpinee stadium. Not only that, he has also fought the legendary Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym several times – and bested him thrice. He is regarded as having one of the best clinch games of his era.
Coincidentally he is the only one in his family that ever fought in Muay Thai and he hopes to one day open his own gym in Bangkok or in Udon Thani, his hometown.
(255 -54-1) – Nong-O Gaiyanghadao from Sakhon Nakhon is one of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world today, topping most pound-for-pound lists. His combination of technique, speed and precision make him a favorite among fans.
He is an incredibly decorated multiple-time World Champion, winning the Lumpinee Muay Thai World Championship 4 times, Rajadamnern once and became the Thailand National Champion twice. He also got Fighter of the Year honors twice in his storied career.
Nong-O will be the first of the Evolve MMA trainers to make his debut in the ONE Super Series. He will face off against experienced veteran Fabio Pinca in a caged Muay Thai fight.
Singtong Noi Por Telakun
(220–80) – Singtongnoi from Nakorn Ratchasima is one of the most popular Muay Thai fighters in all of Thailand. He started training at the age of 10 to help support his family. Becoming a multiple-time world champion, he won the prestigeous Lumpinee championship as well as WMC and S-1.
He was also named Rajdamnern Fighter of the Year. His fan friendly and relentless fighting style using vicious elbows and kneees has helped him to victory over some of Thailand’s biggest Muay Thai superstars – whilst becoming the most exciting fighter of his era.
Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit
(100-17-3) – Kwankhao was born in 1995 in Ubon Ratchatanee and regardless of only being 23 years old, already has made quite a name for himself throughout Thailand. He is a Rajadamnern Stadium Super Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion, Thailand National Super Featherweight Muay Thai Champion, as well as Toyota Marathon Tournament Champion.
He is regarded as one of the top World Champions in Thailand as well as being one of the most technical Muay Thai fighters of today.
Tukkata Tong Phetpayathai
Kru Tuk is a two-time Channel 7 Muay Thai Champion as well as North East Thailand Champion and winner of the Andaman League Tournament. He has been fighting since he was 10 years old and has over 200 fights to his name, claiming high rankings in both Lumpinee and Rajadamnern stadiums.
He is know as being a versatile fighter and being able to switch between a technical style, to a more aggressive style, while using his favorite techniques: left knee, elbow and roundhouse kick.
Dejdamrong ”Fierce Eyes” Sor Amnuaysirichoke
(282 – 65 Muay Thai, 8-3-0 MMA) – A three time Lumpinee World Champion and has also won the National Championship. He has had a successful career in MMA becoming Thailand’s first major MMA champion – capturing the ONE Strawweight title in 2015.
Kru Rong is known in the Muay Thai World for his quick hands and lighting fast feet, on top of that he also has some of the most unique and creating striking combinations in the sport. He is a certified Muay Thai instructor and brings over 25 years of competitive experience to Evolve Vacation.
Sagetdao ”Deadly Star” Petpayathai
(162-62 Muay Thai, 3-0 MMA) – Sagetdao was born into a poor family in Maha Sarakham and started Muay Thai at an early age to support his family. He has won every major title you can win in Muay Thai today, even though he just turned 31 years old. He is renowned as a superstar and a legend. He is a multiple-time World Champion, winning the Lumpinee World Championship four times, and is also a one-time Rajdamnern World Champion.
He was voted by Thai media as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters in history and is widely known as one of the most aggressive Muay Thai fighters ever – expertly using the full arsenal of Muay Thai: kicks, knees, punches and elbows.
A cardio machine, Kru Aa does between 20-25 km of roadwork every day.
(364-46-9)- Hailing from Buriram, Sam-A is one of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world with a strong defense and incredibly quick offense. At 9 years old he started training Muay Thai, after getting inspired by his uncle and watching Muay Thai on TV.
A multiple-time Lumpinee World Champion in both Super Flyweight and Bantamweight, he is also the Thailand Super Flyweight, Super Bantamweight and Bantamweight World Champion.
He has over 20 years of experience which have garnered him the reputaion as one of the top Muay Thai stars throughout the world. His exciting fighting style won him the Lumpinee Fighter of the Year in 2011 and he is known as the fastest kicker ever.
Yodcherry has fought since she was 6 years old and is regarded as one of the best female Muay Thai fighters pound-for-pound of all time. With over 100 professional fights, she cleaned out all the females as a teenager and had to take fight outside her weight division. After defeating the heavier competition she took on her next challenge – fighting men.
She fought 30 professional fights against men and won 29 of them. Coming from the legendary Sityodtong Camp in Thailand, she brings an aggressive fight style with knockout power and an iron chin.