Nong-O vs Delval tops ONE Immortal Triumph in Vietnam
Nong-O Gaiyanghadao is scheduled for his second title defense on September 6. The Thai fighter puts his ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai belt on the line when he faces the challenger from France Brice Delval. The pair tops the event billed as “Immortal Triumph” taking place at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The happening marks the promotion’s debut in the country. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.
Nong-O, 33, claimed the inaugural title this past February. Battling it out in Bangkok he scored a unanimous decision against Han Zi Hao of China. In May the representative of the Kingdom of Thailand was back in the ring in his home country, making the first successful defense by unanimous decision against Hiroaki Suzuki of Japan. Earlier in his career Nong-O earned prestigious Rajadamnern and Lumpinee Boxing Stadiums titles in different weight classes.
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Brice Delval, 20, makes his ONE Championship debut. In his previous outing in May 2018 he took the first-round TKO win against Alessio D’Angelo. Before that he dropped a decision against the Thai competitor Bangpleenoi. Earlier in his career Delval defeated Padsanlek Rachanon, Janjao Sitsongpeenong, Mathias Gallo Cassarino, among others, and appeared at such events as Thai Boxe Mania and Thai Fight, to name a couple.
Among other contests featured on the card, Saemapetch Fairtex of Thailand faces Rafi Bohic of France in a three-round Muay Thai battle also at bantamweight, and Panpayak Jitmuangnon of Thailand meets Masahide Kudo of Japan in a three-round flyweight kickboxing encounter. The announced to date list of matchups for ONE Immortal Triumph can be found below. Additional bouts and more information is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Bantamweight Nong-O Gaiyanghadao vs. Brice Delval (Muay Thai)
Bantamweight Saemapetch Fairtex vs. Rafi Bohic (Muay Thai)
Flyweight Thanonchai SomawangGaiyang vs. Kohei Kodera (Muay Thai)
Flyweight Panpayak Jitmuangnon vs. Masahide Kudo (Kickboxing)
Featherweight Michael Pham vs. Mohamad Fakri Bin Yusoff (Muay Thai)
Women’s Strawweight Amber Kitchen vs. Viktoria Lipianska (Muay Thai)
Flyweight Nguyen Tran Duy Nha vs. Azwan Che Wil (Vietnamese Super Series)
Featherweight Nguyen Thanh Tung vs. Shahzaib Rindh (Vietnamese Super Series)