Petrosyan-Petchmorakot faceoff ahead of rematch

Giorgio Petrosyan and Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy do their second battle this coming Friday (July 12) at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The pair headlines the “ONE: Masters of Destiny” event, squaring off in the quarter-final bout of ONE Super Series Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix.


The contest follows their first encounter in May in Singapore, which initially ended in split decision in favor of Petchmorakot, but was then overturned and declared as “No Contest”.

The open workout was recently held at The Grounds KL at MAHSA Avenue in Kuala Lumpur with both competitors attending. Although no quotes followed from the fighters, Petchmorakot has previously said that he expected “hard battle”, which pits multiple world champions in kickboxing and Muay Thai.

Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy at the open workou
Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy at the open workout ahead of rematch against Giorgio Petrosyan

Yet, the athletes showcased their skills in front of the media and attendees, as well as went face to face, arguably for the last time until the fight day.

The winner of Petrosyan vs. Petchmorakot bout proceeds to semi-final to take on Jo Nattawut. Another semi-final bout features Samy Sana up against Dzhabar Askerov. The contest is scheduled for three rounds.

The open workout also saw the likes of Ev Ting, Daichi Abe, Saiful Merican, Mohammad bin Mahmoud, Jihin Radzuan, and Jomary Torres.

Giorgio Petrosyan at the open workout ahead of rematch against Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy
Giorgio Petrosyan at the open workout ahead of rematch against Petchmorrakot Petchyindeeacademy

The co-main event at ONE: Masters of Destiny is the women’s strawweight MMA bout between the current atomweight champion Angela Lee and Michelle Nicolini. The rest of the card features a series of MMA, kickboxing and Muay Thai bouts. The complete lineup can be found below.

ONE Masters of Destiny: Petrosyan vs. Petchmorakot

Giorgio Petrosyan vs Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy (Kickboxing)
Angela Lee vs Michelle Nicolini (MMA)
Ev Ting vs Daichi Abe (MMA)
Abro Fernandes vs Gurdarshan Mangat (MMA)
Jihin Radzuan vs Jomary Torres (MMA)
Troy Worthen vs Chen Rui (MMA)
Hiroki Akimoto vs Kenny Tse (Kickboxing)
Kai Ting Chuang vs Janet Todd (Kickboxing)
Dae Sung Park vs Kimihiro Eto (MMA)
Aleksi Toivonen vs Akihiro Fujisawa (MMA)
Saiful Merican vs Mohammed Bin Mahmoud (Muay Thai)
Adrian Mattheis vs Li Zhe (MMA)
Bozhena Antoniyar vs Bi Nguyen (MMA)
George Mann vs Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy (Muay Thai)
Josh Tonna vs Yoshihisa Morimoto (Kickboxing)


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