ONE Friday Fights 34: 5 Causes to Watch Rodtang vs Superlek

The time period ‘must-watch’ is a extremely overused one, however on this occasion it in all probability underplays issues – this battle is way greater than that. Two modern-day warriors will lastly collide in a bout to settle as soon as and for all who’s the higher man. 

2. Champion vs Champion

ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang will defend his belt towards present ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion and #1-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender Superlek – with 26lbs of gold on the road – do we have to say extra?

3. Can Superlek finish the streak?

Superlek is a once-in-a-generation fighter

Rodtang is just not solely a long-reigning champion, however he has gone 14-0 in his ONE Muay Thai and kickboxing profession. You possibly can hint that document proper again to 2018, and the listing of those that have tried and failed is sort of a who’s who of the game. The likes of Jonathan Heggerty and Joesph Lasiri are present world champions who didn’t handle to get previous ‘The Iron Man’ – and now there’s a new challenger prepared. Superlek has solely misplaced as soon as  – and since then has been good within the final seven outings – together with three large stoppage finishes in his final three.

4. A conflict of kinds

Everyone knows that kinds make fights and this one provides completely to the general narrative. Rodtang isn’t known as The Iron Man for nothing – bodily, aggressive, and explosive – he’s the epitome of a modern-day warrior. Reverse him would be the technical mastery of Superlek. When you’ve been training Muay Thai from the age of eight – particularly with the lecturers he has had, then there’s a likelihood you possibly can be a bit particular, and Superlek is completely that. 

5. Watch somewhat little bit of historical past

Superlek, is 135-29 general, whereas Rodtang boasts a document of 271-42-10. These are generational athletes and we’re fortunate to be witnessing two such distinctive practitioners of the game on the similar time. Mix this with the very fact we’ve critical gold on the road, and all of it takes place within the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, and we’ve the recipe for a really particular evening. Don’t miss out. 

ONE Friday Fights 34 comes reside from the well-known Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok on Friday September 22. Struggle followers within the MENA area can watch the primary half of the cardboard on BeINSPORTS from 3.30pm MECCA. The opposite half of the cardboard is broadcast on ONE Championship’s official YouTube channel and on