Preview, stats and prediction ahead of Savvas Michael vs Amir Naseri at ONE 157 on Friday, May 20.
Savvas Michael (43-4) is set to return to ONE Championship for the first time since the loss to Taiki Naito in February 2020.
The former WBC Muaythai Lightweight world champion is set to face Iranian star Amir Naseri.
Though making his debut in ONE Championship, Amir Naseri has accomplished what many foreign fighters could only dream of.
He is one of only three foreign Muay Thai fighters to win a Siam Omnoi Stadium title. In 2019 he also won the King’s Cup at THAI FIGHT.
The pair will clash in the opening round of the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Grand prix tournament.
See the fighters’ recent form with the last three fights shown in reverse chronological order below.
Savvas Michael’s last three fights:
- Oscar Crespo – Win (TKO), October 2021
- Taiki Naito – Loss (Pts), February 2020
- Dennanpho Sor Thanyaluk – Win (Pts), December 2019
- Amir Naseri is one of only three foreign Muay Thai fighters to win a Siam Omnoi Stadium title.
- In 2019, Amir Naseri won the King’s Cup at THAI FIGHT.
- He has competed against many of the best Muay Thai fighters, including Saenchai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym.
- Savvas Michael is a two-time, two-weight Toyota Marathon tournament champion.
- He also won the WBC Muaythai Lightweight title against Dennanpho in December 2019.
How to watch Savvas Michael vs Amir Naseri at ONE 157?
ONE 157 will air live on Friday, 20 May via the ONE SuperApp and ONE Championship YouTube channel.
The lead card is set to kick-off at 4.30pm SGT (Singapore) / 10.30am BST (British Summer Time).