On Friday, May 20, ONE Championship return for their next live event; ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs Jimmy Vienot.
Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy (164-34-2) will return to ONE Championship for the first time since September 2020. On that occasion, he defeated Magnus Andersson to make a second successful defence of his title.
He will headline ONE 157 with his third defence, taking on Jimmy Vienot. The Frenchman will be making his debut in ONE Super Series, but is a worthy challenger for the Featherweight crown.
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Vienot is a five-time IFMA champion, two-time WMC World champion and WBC World champion. Recently, he earned a controversial split-decision win over Yodwicha.
The pair are set to clash for the ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World title in the main event at ONE 157.
In the co-main event, Prajanchai will make his first defence of the Strawweight Muay Thai World title. He faces tough Italian fighter Joseph Lasiri, who is coming off a big win over Asahi Shinagawa.
As well as the Muay Thai double-header, ONE 157 also features the first round of the Flyweight Grand Prix. The four quarter final bouts look like this;
- Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs Jacob Smith
- Jonathan Haggerty vs Walter Goncalves
- Superlek Kiatmoo9 vs Taiki Naito
- Savvas Michael vs Amir Naseri
How to watch ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs Jimmy Vienot?
ONE 157: Petchmorakot vs Jimmy Vienot will air live and free via the ONE SuperApp and ONE Championship YouTube channel.
The lead card is scheduled to kick-off at 4.30pm SGT (Singapore) / 10.30am BST (British Summer Time).