Sundell to put title on the line
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Sundell to put title on the line

Smilla Sundell celebrates after beating Allycia Hellen Rodrigues.
Smilla Sundell celebrates after beating Allycia Hellen Rodrigues.

ONE Fight Night 22 is scheduled for May 4, and the fight card has just become a lot more exciting.

ONE Championship this week announced that two pivotal Muay Thai battles will happen at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok.

Teenage phenom Smilla Sundell puts her ONE women's strawweight Muay Thai world title on the line when she faces Russian knockout artist Natalia Diachkova.

Sundell has been in devastating form since landing in ONE at just 17 years of age in 2022. She remains undefeated in her promotional tenure so far, during which she captured the inaugural women's strawweight Muay Thai crown.

This past September, her power and relentless forward pressure proved too much for ONE women's atomweight Muay Thai world champion Allycia Hellen Rodrigues.

But Diachkova looms as the Swedish star's stiffest test to date.

Representing the star-studded Team Mehdi Zatout, Diachkova has dispatched three of her four opponents by knockout in her ONE tenure so far.

Her latest win came just last month, when she needed less than two minutes to show off her devastating punching power against Chellina Chirino.

In another added bout, Thongpoon PK Saenchai will look to continue his recent momentum when he faces Zakaria El Jamari in strawweight Muay Thai action.

The Thai excitement machine recently rebounded from defeat, which followed a scintillating three-fight run on the ONE Lumpinee platform.

Thongpoon got back on track when he crushed Timur Chuikov inside one round in February.

El Jamari was also unsuccessful in his own debut at ONE 166: Qatar earlier this year.

The Moroccan standout came to ONE with an extensive background in boxing and Muay Thai, and he'll have the perfect dance partner to show off his heavy hands at ONE Fight Night 22.

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