ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion Jonathan Haggerty has an opportunity to win a second belt. However so does his upcoming opponent.
The British striker will face reigning ONE Bantamweight MMA World Champion Fabricio Andrade for the promotion’s vacant bantamweight kickboxing strap at ONE Combat Night time 15 on Prime Video. It goes down stay on Friday, October 6, in U.S. primetime.
The divisional rulers have constructed reputations for placing on firefights of their respective sports activities. Due to that, this match is must-see motion.
After rising to fame in ONE Championship, Haggerty heroically dethroned Sam-A Gaiyanghadao to say the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Title in Might 2019.
The Englishman would drop the belt to Rodtang Jitmuangnon three months later, unsuccessfully re-challenge for it, and finally, he moved as much as the bantamweight division.
This previous April, Haggerty shocked the world when he knocked out longtime ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Hama to seize the crown. The victory noticed Haggerty turn into the first-ever Brit to carry two ONE Championship World Titles in two completely different weight courses.
As for Andrade, he has been on a tear since becoming a member of the world’s largest martial arts group in July 2020. After rattling off 5 straight victories, he obtained a World Title shot.
The Brazilian’s bout with former ONE Bantamweight MMA World Champion John Lineker for the vacant belt led to a no contest final October. Within the rematch this previous February, he stopped Lineker within the fourth spherical to say the gold.
Andrade is not any stranger to the placing arts, both. He boasts a 40-3 mixed report in Muay Thai and kickboxing.
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