Author: Fight Record

Alex Rose, who trains out of JTT Muay Thai Gym in Brixton, is the current UK Super-Flyweight #1 and the 2023 Fight Record UK Female Fighter of the Year. Unbeaten in her short career, Alex Rose has proven herself as a rising star in the Super-Flyweight division. In 2023, she went 4-0, picking up the WBC Muay Thai European title, as well as UK #1 spot with a victory over Rhona Walker. This past weekend, she added another accolade to her resume — and her biggest one to date. Alex Rose wins WMO Muay Thai World title at Hitman Fight…

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Northern King’s man Joe Welch booked his ticket to Canada with a knockout win in tonight’s ‘Road to ONE’ UK final. Joe Welch knocks out Nathaniel Kalogiannidis After stopping Mateusz Sarwuta in the semi-final back in February, Joe Welch came up against Nathaniel Kalogiannidis in tonight’s tournament final. After starting the opening round sharp, southpaw Welch got caught with a big punch which dropped him for an eight count. Despite being in control, Welch found himself down on the scorecards after the first round. With a sense of urgency, the Northern King’s man came out quicker in the second round,…

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Thananchai Sitsongpeenong (Thai: ธนัญชัย ศิษย์สองพี่น้อง) will be back on RWS Muay Thai on April 27. The 2023 Rajadamnern World Series Super-Welterweight champion will face Brazilian, Gabriel Pereira. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fight Record (@fight_record) Since his first appearance on RWS Muay Thai against Mohammad Siasarani in August 2022, Thananchai Sitsongpeenong has gone 9-1 under the promotion. He beat the Iranian fighter twice within two months in 2022 on either side of a win over Cambodia’s Thoeun Theara. Thananchai then kicked-off 2023 in the same fashion he ended 2022 with a win over Iranian Shahoo Gheisarian.…

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In a shock announcement, female Muay Thai fighter, Iman Barlow, has a today, on Monday, April 8 2024, announced her retirement from professional competition. With 128 fights throughout her lustrous career, Iman Barlow has achieved more than most could ever dream of. She was a seven-time Enfusion Kickboxing World champion, as well as Lion Fight and Muay Thai Grand Prix World champion before signing for ONE Championship. With so many accolades to her name, many people considered Iman Barlow the greatest female Muay Thai fighter the UK has ever produced. Iman Barlow retires from Muay Thai In an emotional video,…

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April 5, 2024 – Bangkok, Thailand: ONE Championship™ (ONE), the world’s largest martial arts organization, electrified the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok with an explosive evening of martial arts at ONE Friday Fights 58: Superbon vs. Grigorian II, headlined by a closely contested World Title showdown. ONE Championship, in partnership with leading premium lifestyle and luxury performance brand TUMI, presented the prestigious ONE World Title belt to the World Champion. 3Superbon beats Marat Grigorian In the main event, former undisputed featherweight kickboxing king Superbon took care of business against fierce rival Marat Grigorian to claim the ONE Interim Featherweight Kickboxing World Championship. The Thai superstar…

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One-arm Muay Thai fighter Jake Peacock impressed in his ONE Championship debut on April 5. He dominated his Japanese opponent Kohei Shinjo in their Bantamweight Muay Thai bout at ONE Friday Fights 58. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fight Record (@fight_record) Jake Peacock wins ONE Championship debut From the opening bell, Peacock looked far stronger and sharper than his opponent. Walking him down, landing high kicks, he wobbled Kohei Shinjo on multiple occasions. The Japanese showed a strong chin and heart though, as he refused to go down. Bloodied up in the third round, Kohei remained…

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The superfight between Kumandoi and Khunsueklek at RWS Muay Thai on April 6 is arguably the biggest domestic Muay Thai match-up in recent years. Kumandoi will be defending his Rajadamnern Stadium Bantamweight title against one of his toughest challenges to date in Khunsueklek Boomdeksian. Kumandoi vs Khunsueklek at RWS Muay Thai on April 6 Kumandoi Petchyindee Academy (Thai: กุมารดอย เพชรยินดีอะคาเดมี) is known is one of the best pound-for-pound Muay Thai fighters in the world right now. He claimed the Rajadamnern Stadium Bantamweight title by beating Pangtor Por Lakboon back in January this year. View this post on Instagram A post…

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Muay Thai took another step towards becoming a household sport this week, as Jonathan Haggerty was interviewed live on Sky Sports News. The ONE Championship two-sport world champion visited Sky Studios in his hometown of London to appear live on national TV. ONE Championship on Sky Sports Earlier this year, ONE Championship announced a deal with Sky Sports. The partnership sees the main ONE Championship events stream live and exclusive on Sky Sports in the UK and Europe. The deal has got the whole Muay Thai community excited about the future of the sport. Finally, the sport is getting the…

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One-arm Muay Thai fighter, Jake Peacock, is set for his ONE Championship debut on Friday, April 5. The British-Canadian athlete won the ‘Road to ONE’ tournament in Canada, winning three straight fights to earn him a six-figure contract with the world’s leading martial arts organisation. In an interview with Fight Record earlier this week, he said; Bottom line is I’m an entertainer. On April 5th I’ll bring entertainment to the people of Thailand, to my fans around the world, on the biggest platform in the world. And I’ll do it in electrifying fashion. Jake Peacock — son of ex-professional footballer…

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Current ONE Women’s Strawweight Muay Thai world champion, Smilla Sundell, is set for a huge title defence on May 3. The Swedish athlete will face arguably her toughest test to date in Natalia Diachkova, who’s been on a tear at ONE Friday Fights over the past year. The current champion has been relatively inactive since she won the inaugural title against Jackie Buntan almost two years ago. Since then, she’s only had two outings — firstly defeating newcomer Milana Bjelogric in a Kickboxing bout at ONE Friday Fights 18, then successfully defending her Muay Thai title against Allycia Rodrigues in…

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