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Tag: sergej maslobojev

ONE Championship Pursuit of Power: Jo Nattawut Floors Drai in Round One

ONE Championship headed to Kuala Lumpur for Pursuit of Power today for yet another event packed full of martial arts action, featuring former Lion Fight champion Jo Nattawut. Like always, the event featured a number of ONE SuperSeries bouts, including the feature bout between Jo Nattawut and Yohann Fairtex Drai. The fights happened inside of the cage with the smaller MMA gloves, which meant the action moved quickly and saw some thrilling moments. Nattawut with small gloves is a very scary thing, as Drai found out early on in round one. Nattawut, while he might be known for elbows more [read more]

Topic and Maslobojev Win ONE Super Series Bouts at Grit and Glory

Today in Jakarta ONE Championship held their event Grit and Glory, featuring their second outing into the realm of kickboxing and muay thai with their Super Series, featuring just two bouts — one apiece — at the event, although they were interesting fights and a good appetizer for their next event, which will feature a few more bouts. The first fight saw Ongjen Topic defeat Stergos Mikkios via decision in three rounds. The two men met under full muay thai rules inside of the ONE cage where Topic was able to out-strike Mikkios, controlling where in the cage the fight [read more]

Sergej Maslobojev vs. Antonio Plazibat at ONE is a Clash of a New Generation

When talking about heavyweight kickboxing it can be difficult to really nail down who the next generation of talent is. Right now everything is about Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari, while some of the old guard still hold on and fight occasionally, they’ve mostly moved on, leaving this generation. The problem is that Rico Verhoeven really seems like he’s virtually unchallenged right now. But while Rico Verhoeven has been getting all of the attention, heavyweights from around the world have been honing their respective crafts, all of them looking to claim the crown that Verhoeven lays claim to as the [read more]