FREE FULL FIGHT: Tawanchai, Jo Nattawut ignite featherweight Muay Thai title rivalry in violent chess match at ONE 167

Tawanchai PK Saenchai fighting Jo Nattawut | Image credit: ONE Championship
Tawanchai PK Saenchai fighting Jo Nattawut | Image credit: ONE Championship

The second meeting between Tawanchai PK Saenchai and Jo Nattawut exceeded their first bout last October 2023 at ONE Fight Night 15, where the former emerged as the winner by unanimous decision.

Tawanchai and Nattawut fought in a more exciting and entertaining fight in the main event of ONE 167 on June 7, in front of their compatriots inside the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Full fight of this match for the ONE featherweight Muay Thai world title was posted by ONE Championship on their YouTube channel with the video's description:

"ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Champion Tawanchai and Thai superstar Jo Nattawut pulled out all the stops in their highly-anticipated rematch for the divisional crown at ONE 167! Who wants to see a trilogy matchup?"

Since the fight started, the weapon of choice for both striking maestros has been apparent: Tawanchai targets Nattawut's legs and body, while Nattawut attacks Tawanchai's head.

It was the narrative throughout the world championship clash, and they enjoyed success in their fight plans. With seemingly a close fight heading into the last round, Tawanchai has made a last push by marching forward and inflicting the more damaging strikes to sway the judges into giving him the majority decision nod from the scorecards.

Tawanchai continues his reign as the featherweight Muay Thai king after win over Jo Nattawut

Following this latest triumph, Tawanchai has secured his ninth win under the world's largest martial arts organization and his third consecutive successful world title defense since winning the 26-pound golden belt in September 2022 at ONE 161.

With how close their fight ended, fans and pundits are calling for a trilogy among them since their rivalry didn't end in a more convincing fashion.

North American viewers with an active Prime Video subscription can rewatch all the action from ONE 167 via the free event replay.

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Edited by Tejas Rathi
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