World champion boxer to defend title at ONE: Kingdom of Heroes
The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship, recently held a kick-off press conference at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand to formally announce ONE: KINGDOM OF HEROES, which is set to take place at the Impact Arena on 6 October.
In addition to the announcement of the organization’s much-awaited return to Bangkok for another star-studded live event, ONE Championship announced its partnership with Nakornloung Promotion to co-promote the bout of boxing superstar Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in the main event of ONE: KINGDOM OF HEROES.
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is one of Thailand’s most celebrated pugilists in history, winning the prestigious WBC Super Flyweight World Championship on two occasions. Holding a professional record of 45-4-1 with 40 knockouts, Sor Rungvisai is ranked No. 6 on the pound-for-pound best boxers list of The Ring Magazine.
In attendance was Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong, WBC and The Ring Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai sat at the head table alongside promoter of Nakornloung Promotion and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, Thainchai Pisitwuttinan, and Managing Director of Petchyindee Academy and Promoter of Rajadamnern Stadium Nuttadaj Vachirarattanawong, as well as ONE Championship’s celebrated Thai martial arts superstars such as Shannon 'OneShin' Wiratchai, Rika 'Tinydoll' Ishige, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, and Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai.
“It is my honor and my pleasure to see some of the greatest martial artists on the planet compete in ONE Championship," said Sityodtong. "The thing that makes ONE Championship different from any other organization in the world, is that we want to build and unleash martial arts superheroes to ignite the world with inspiration, hope, dreams, strength, and courage. This coming October, Thailand will host the biggest event in martial arts history as talented athletes from boxing, mixed martial arts and Muay Thai will join together under one roof in celebrating Asia’s greatest cultural treasure. ONE Championship will create an indelible legacy on 6 October.”
The event will stream live and free on the SUPER APP - Download here: http://bit.ly/ONEApp
Ticket information for ONE: KINGDOM OF HEROES is available at www.onefc.com.