Rodtang dominates at ONE Fight Night 4

Rodtang dominates at ONE Fight Night 4

Rodtang Jitmuangnon
Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon proved why he is one of the most feared strikers on ONE Championship’s roster when he decimated Italian-Moroccan challenger Joseph Lasiri at ONE Fight Night 4: Abbasov v Lee on Saturday, 19 November.

Lasiri attempted to take away Rodtang’s ONE flyweight Muay Thai world title but was unsuccessful after the Thai megastar blasted his foe over five rounds.  

Rodtang scored two eight-counts over the current ONE strawweight Muay Thai world champion, one in the fourth round by a left jab and the second in the fifth round by an overhand right. 

His force was just too much for Lasiri to control, and Rodtang got the nod from all three judges. 

In the main event, ONE lightweight world champion Christian Lee defeated former ONE welterweight world champion Kiamrian Abbasov, becoming a two-division ONE world champion in the process. 

Lee survived an early scare in round one, where he was almost knocked out by Abbasov. He hung in the fight, however, and rallied back thereafter. By round four, Abbasov was hanging on by a thread until Lee dragged him down and finished him off by ground-and-pound. 

Below are the full results for ONE Fight Night 4: Abbasov v Lee. 

Christian Lee defeats Kiamrian Abbasov via TKO at 4:20 of round four to claim the ONE welterweight world title 

Rodtang Jitmuangnon defeats Joseph Lasiri via unanimous decision to retain the ONE flyweight Muay Thai world title 

Stephen Loman defeats Bibiano Fernandes via unanimous decision (MMA – catchweight 153 lbs) 

Cosmo Alexandre defeats Juan Cervantes via KO at 1:23 of round two (Muay Thai – welterweight) 

Kim Jae Woong defeats Kevin Belingon via TKO at 2:33 of round one (MMA – bantamweight) 

Jonathan Haggerty defeats Vladimir Kuzmin via majority decision (Muay Thai – catchweight 148 lbs) 

Ruslan Emilbek Lulu defeats Isi Fitikefu via split decision (MMA – welterweight) 

Danielle Kelly defeats Mariia Molchanova via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:15 of round one (submission grappling – atomweight) 

Liam Nolan defeats Eddie Abasolo via unanimous decision (Muay Thai – lightweight)

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