Petrosyan faces Nattawut on Aug. 16 in Bangkok
Giorgio Petrosyan and Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy faced off for the second time last night (July 12) at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. The pair headlined the “ONE: Masters of Destiny” event, squaring off in the quarter-final bout of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix. The contest was an immediate rematch following their first encounter in May, which first ended in split decision in favor of Petchmorakot, but then overturned and declared “No Contest”.
The rematch between Petrosyan and Petchmorakot also went the distance. After three rounds of action “The Doctor” took the win by unanimous decision.
Petrosyan defeats Petchmorakot by unanimous decision last night in rematch.
He advances to semi-final of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing WGP to face Jo Nattawut on Aug 16 in Bangkok pic.twitter.com/OSD4dFOy7P
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As a result, Petrosyan advances to semi-final to face “Smokin” Jo Nattawut on August 16. The contest is featured on the card billed as “ONE: Dreams of Gold”. The event takes place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok.
In addition, the bout is also a rematch. In their first outing in April 2018 Petrosyan scored the win by unanimous decision.
In another semi-final of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Samy Sana takes on Dzhabar Askerov.
The winners of these bouts are expected to meet in the finale at the future event with $1,000,000 USD at stake.
The co-main event at ONE: Masters of Destiny saw the women’s strawweight MMA bout between the current atomweight champion Angela Lee and Michelle Nicolini. The encounter also went the distance and ended in favor of the latter, who earned the win by unanimous decision.
Among other matchups, Ev Ting came out victorious from his lightweight MMA bout against Daichi Abe, claiming the win by submission in the second round. The rest of the card featured a series of MMA, kickboxing and Muay Thai bouts. The complete fight results from ONE: Masters of Destiny can be found below.
ONE: Masters of Destiny results
Giorgio Petrosyan defeats Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy by unanimous decision
Michelle Nicolini defeats Angela Lee by unanimous decision
Ev Ting defeats Daichi Abe by submission (Rear Naked Choke, R2 at 4:44)
Gurdarshan Mangat defeats Abro Fernandes by unanimous decision
Jihin Radzuan defeats Jomary Torres by submission (Triangle Choke, R1 at 3:07)
Troy Worthen defeats Chen Rui by TKO (Strikes, R2 at 3:29)
Hiroki Akimoto defeats Kenny Tse by unanimous decision
Janet Todd defeats Kai Ting Chuang by majority decision
Dae Sung Park defeats Eto Kimihiro by TKO (Strikes, R2 at 1:59)
Aleksei Toivonen defeats Akihiro Fujisawa by submission (Rear Naked Choke, R1 at 3:27)
Mohammed Bin Mahmoud defeats Saiful Merican by unanimous decision
Adrian Mattheis defeats Li Zhe by TKO (Strikes, R2 at 1:51)
Bozhena Antoniyar defeats Bi Nguyen by split decision
Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy defeats George Mann by split decision
Josh Tonna defeats Yoshihisa Morimoto by unanimous decision