Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon

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Full Name Rodtang Jitmuangnon
Date of Birth December 24, 1997
Nationality Thai
Height 1.68 m | 5 feet 6 inches
Nickname The Iron Man

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WATCH: Martial arts icons Demetrious Johnson and Rodtang fight fire with fire in historic mixed-rules super fight WATCH: Martial arts icons Demetrious Johnson and Rodtang fight fire with fire in historic mixed-rules super fight
WATCH: Martial arts icons Demetrious Johnson and Rodtang fight fire with fire in historic mixed-rules super fight
WATCH: Flyweight Muay Thai ruler Rodtang unveils the perfect strategy to become an unstoppable Muay Mat WATCH: Flyweight Muay Thai ruler Rodtang unveils the perfect strategy to become an unstoppable Muay Mat
WATCH: Flyweight Muay Thai ruler Rodtang unveils the perfect strategy to become an unstoppable Muay Mat
ONE Championship targets Rodtang fight for Atlanta card in November after Takeru clash in Tokyo ONE Championship targets Rodtang fight for Atlanta card in November after Takeru clash in Tokyo
ONE Championship targets Rodtang fight for Atlanta card in November after Takeru clash in Tokyo
Denis Puric guarantees 'the best matchup of the year' if given a shot against Rodtang: "I'm here to fight the best" Denis Puric guarantees 'the best matchup of the year' if given a shot against Rodtang: "I'm here to fight the best"
Denis Puric guarantees 'the best matchup of the year' if given a shot against Rodtang: "I'm here to fight the best"
“I’d like to get on that card” - Jacob Smith wants a rematch with Rodtang in ONE’s upcoming Denver return “I’d like to get on that card” - Jacob Smith wants a rematch with Rodtang in ONE’s upcoming Denver return
“I’d like to get on that card” - Jacob Smith wants a rematch with Rodtang in ONE’s upcoming Denver return 

Rodtang Jitmuangnon: A Brief Biography

Rodtang Jitmuangnon is a Muay Thai fighter currently competing in ONE Championship. He is the promotion’s reigning flyweight Muay Thai world champion. Rodtang was born on December 24, 1997, in Nong Bua Lam Phu, Thailand. He began training in Muay Thai at the age of eight and had his first professional fight at the age of 11. ‘The Iron Man’ boasts an outstanding Muay Thai record of 270 wins, 42 losses, and 10 draws.



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At ONE Fight Night 6, ‘The Iron Man’ Rodtang Jitmuangnon scored his 270th career victory with another dominant performance against Chinese striker Jiduo Yibu.


Rodtang Jitmuangnon [Photo credits: ONE Championship]


Early Life and Career


Before becoming a professional Muay Thai fighter, Rodtang Jitmuangnon trained and competed in local amateur tournaments in his home province of Nong Bua Lam Phu. He quickly gained a reputation as a skilled and aggressive fighter with a relentless pace and powerful strikes.


As he progressed through the ranks, he won numerous regional and national titles, including the Thai, World, and Intercontinental Muay Thai championships. In addition to his success as a fighter, Rodtang is also known for his humble and gracious personality, which has helped him to become a popular figure both inside and outside of the Muay Thai community.


Despite his young age, Rodtang has already achieved a great deal of success in his career, including having amassed 250 wins under his belt before turning 21. He is widely considered one of the best Muay Thai fighters in the world.


Rodtang Jitmuangnon’s Career in One Championship


Rodtang Jitmuangnon made his first appearance in ONE Championship in the promotion’s Super Series on September 22, 2018. At ONE Championship: Conquest of Heroes in Jakarta, he faced Sergio Wielzen and won the fight via unanimous decision.


On August 2, 2019, Rodtang faced Jonathan Haggerty at ONE Championship: Dawn of Heroes in Manila for the ONE flyweight Muay Thai world championship, after Haggerty had previously challenged him at ONE Championship: For Honor. The fight began slowly, but in the fourth round, Rodtang knocked Haggerty down and ultimately won the match by unanimous decision, earning the title of ONE flyweight Muay Thai world champion. He then went on to defend his title for the first time on October 13, 2019 at ONE Championship: Century, where he defeated Walter Goncalves via a split decision.


Rodtang has since successfully defended his title multiple times against fighters like Haggerty and Petchdam Petchyindee Academy. His performances have cemented his spot as an all-time Muay Thai great.


On March 26, 2022, Rodtang Jitmuangnon squared off against one of the best MMA fighters of all time, Demetrious Johnson, in a special-rules fight. Rodtang was defeated via submission in the second round.


Rodtang defended his ONE flyweight Muay Thai world championship for the fourth time on November 19, 2022, at ONE on Prime Video 4 against Joseph Lasiri, the reigning ONE strawweight Muay Thai champion. He won the match by unanimous decision.


On January 13th 2023, ‘The Iron Man’ scored his 270th career victory with another dominant performance against Chinese striker Jiduo Yibu.


Rodtang def. Haggerty in their rematch via TKO


Rodtang Jitmuangnon Net Worth


As of 2023, Rodtang Jitmuangnon’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000. A significant portion of his net worth comes from his fights in ONE Championship, as well as from sponsorships and endorsements.


Rodtang Jitmuangnon Muay Thai Record



DateResultOpponentEventLocationMethodRoundTime
2023-01-14WinJiduo YibuONE on Prime Video 6Bangkok, ThailandDecision (unanimous)33:00
2022-11-19WinJoseph LasiriONE on Prime Video 4Kallang, SingaporeDecision (unanimous)53:00
2022-05-20WinJacob SmithONE 157Kallang, SingaporeDecision (unanimous)33:00
2021-04-07WinDanial WilliamsONE on TNT 1Kallang, SingaporeDecision (unanimous)33:00
2021-02-26WinTagir KhalilovONE Championship: Fists Of FuryKallang, SingaporeDecision (Split)33:00
2020-11-14WinYodkhuntap SorGor.SuNgaiGymJitmuangnon + Sor.CafeMuayThai, OrTorGor.3 StadiumNonthaburi Province, ThailandDecision53:00
2020-10-05WinKaonar P.K.SaenchaiMuaythaiGymR1 UFA, World Siam StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision (Unanimous)53:00
2020-07-31WinPetchdam PetchyindeeAcademyONE Championship: No SurrenderBangkok, ThailandDecision (Majority)53:00
2020-02-27LossKaonar P.K. Saenchai MuaythaigymRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2020-01-31WinYodlekpet Or. PitisakPhuket Super Fight Real Muay ThaiMueang Phuket District, ThailandDecision53:00
2020-01-10WinJonathan HaggertyONE Championship: A New TomorrowBangkok, ThailandTKO (3 Knockdown Rule)32:39
2019-10-13WinWalter GoncalvesONE Championship: Century[39]Tokyo, JapanDecision (Split)53:00
2019-09-12WinSaeksan Or. KwanmuangRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision (Unanimous)53:00
2019-08-16WinSaeksan Or. KwanmuangSupit + Sor. Sommai Birthday FightsSongkhla, ThailandDecision53:00
2019-08-02WinJonathan HaggertyONE Championship: Dawn Of HeroesManila, PhilippinesDecision (Unanimous)53:00
2019-05-10WinSok ThyONE Championship: Warriors Of LightBangkok, ThailandTKO (Low kicks)21:06
2019-03-31WinHakim HamechONE Championship: A New EraTokyo, JapanDecision (Split)33:00
2019-03-07WinChorfah Tor.SangtiennoiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2019-01-25WinFahdi KhaledONE Championship: Hero's AscentManila, PhilippinesDecision (Unanimous)33:00
2018-11-17WinYukiRISE 129Tokyo, JapanDecision (Unanimous)33:00
2018-10-25LossRungkit MorbeskamalaRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-09-22WinSergio WielzenONE Championship: Conquest of HeroesJakarta, IndonesiaDecision (Unanimous)33:00
2018-08-30WinChorfah Tor.SangtiennoiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-08-07WinSuperbank Mor RatanabanditWandetchit + Birthday Supit + Muaydee VitheeThai Super FightSongkhla, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-07-12WinMongkonkeaw Sor.SommaiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandKO (Left hook)4
2018-06-16LossTenshin NasukawaRISE 125Tokyo, JapanExt.R Decision (Unanimous)63:00
2018-05-23WinRodlek JaotalaytongRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-04-28WinPhetnamngam Aor.KwanmuangSiam Omnoi StadiumSamut Sakhon, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-03-28WinSuakim PK SaenchaimuaythaigymWanParunchai + Poonseua SanjornNakhon Si Thammarat, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-02-08WinPetchdam PetchyindeeAcademyRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2018-01-17WinPhetnamngam Aor.KwanmuangBig One Super Fight promotionYala, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-12-21WinMongkonkeaw Sor.SommaiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-11-28WinPakkalek Tor.LaksongLumpinee StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-11-03WinPhetMorakot Sor.SommaiLumpinee StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-09-30DrawNcedo GombaTop King World Series 29Bangkok, ThailandDecision33:00
2017-09-09WinMongkonkeaw Sor.SommaiSamui Fight promotionKo Samui, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-08-18WinSakchainoi M.U.Den Surat Thani ThailandKO (Punches)3
2017-07-29WinChai Sor.Jor.ToypadriewOmnoi StadiumSamut Sakhon, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-07-09WinYang MingTopking World Series - EM Legend 21ChinaKO (Body punches)2
2017-06-11WinKom Awute F.A.GroupOmnoi StadiumSamut Sakhon, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-05-27WinKeisuke NiwaTopking World SeriesChinaDecision33:00
2017-05-04LossPetchdam PetchyindeeAcademyRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-04-06LossKaimukkao Por.ThairongruangkamaiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-02-26WinSibsaen Tor.IewjaroentongpuketChannel 7 Boxing StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2017-01-28WinMongkonkeaw Sor.SommaiNontaburi StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2016-12-17WinDensiam Sor PhansuanSiam Omnoi StadiumSamut Sakhon, ThailandTKO (Right Hook)
2016-10-02WinChartchay SiapanontNontaburi StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2016-09-08LossAudnoi Kaokraigym ThailandDecision53:00
2016-08-02WinChailek Khwaithonggym ThailandTKO (Referee Stoppage/Punches)
2016-07-31WinSingtong Sor.YingjaroenkanchangNontaburi StadiumThailandDecision53:00
2016-04-21WinTanoonsueklek Aor.Kwanmuang ThailandKO3
2016-02-03WinPetchprakan Kor. KlanbutMAX Muay Thai StadiumPattaya, ThailandDecision53:00
2016-01-02WinPetchprakan Kor. KlanbutMAX Muay Thai StadiumPattaya, ThailandDecision53:00
2016-01-02WinNuathoranee SamchaivisetsukMAX Muay Thai StadiumPattaya, ThailandKO (Punches)2
2015-09-06WinChaichan SitkaowpraphonRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2015-01-18LossYodphet PaengkongprabChannel 7 Boxing StadiumThailandDecision53:00
2014-11-30WinKoh Samui JaotalaytongRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2013-10-20LossSangtien Sor.SornsingChannel 7 Boxing StadiumBangkok, ThailandKO (Left Elbow)4
2013-08-28WinThanutong Sor ChokkitchaiRajadamnern StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2013-07-19WinChalamkao SitsorotLumpinee StadiumBangkok, ThailandDecision53:00
2013-WinPuenkon Tor.SuratThepprasit StadiumPattaya, ThailandDecision53:00



Rodtang Jitmuangnon Mixed Rules Record



ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss0–1Demetrious JohnsonTechnical Submission (rear-naked choke)ONE: XMarch 26, 202222:13Kallang, Singapore



Rodtang Jitmuangnon’s Most Popular Fights


Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Demetrious Johnson


On September 15, 2021, it was announced that Rodtang would be facing Demetrious Johnson, a former UFC flyweight champion and the winner of the 2019 ONE Flyweight Grand Prix. The fight was set to take place on December 5, 2021, and be the main event of ONE: X, the Singapore-based organization’s 10-year anniversary show. However, due to the pandemic, the event was moved to March 26, 2022.


This special-rules fight would have Rounds 1 and 3 fought under ONE Muay Thai rules and Rounds 2 and 4 fought under ONE MMA rules. Rodtang was defeated in the second round after being rendered unconscious via a rear-naked choke.


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Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Jonathan Haggerty 1


The first fight between Rodtang Jitmuangnon and Jonathan Haggerty took place at ONE: Dawn of Heroes on August 2, 2019, in Manila. Haggerty, who was the champion at the time, had a strong start to the fight, landing a number of powerful teep kicks and head kicks on Rodtang. However, as the fight went on, Rodtang's aggression began to increase while Haggerty's volume of strikes dwindled.


In the fourth round, Rodtang's power punches came into play, where he was able to drop Haggerty with an overhand right and began to take control of the bout, attacking with violent bursts of punches.


At the end of the fight, the judges' decision went in favor of Rodtang, crowning him as the new ONE flyweight Muay Thai world champion. It was a hard-fought and highly competitive match, showcasing the skills of both fighters and leaving fans eagerly anticipating a rematch.


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Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Jonathan Haggerty 2


Rodtang and Haggerty faced each other in a highly anticipated rematch for the ONE Muay Thai flyweight world championship at ONE Championship: A New Tomorrow on January 10, 2020. The fight was held at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.


The match started with a bang, as Rodtang came out with heavy punches and Haggerty was knocked down early in the first round. From that point on, Rodtang was in control of the match, showing his superior striking skills and powerful combinations. He dominated Haggerty for the rest of the fight and had him on the defensive for most of the time.


Haggerty had a few moments where he threatened a comeback but was unable to mount a sustained offensive. In the third round, Rodtang landed powerful strikes that sent Haggerty to the mat three times. The referee eventually stopped the fight, awarding the victory to Rodtang via TKO.


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FAQs on Rodtang Jitmuangnon


What is Rodtang Jitmuangnon’s record?


Rodtang holds a professional Muay Thai record of 270-42-10.


How many Muay Thai fights has Rodtang Jitmuangnon been in?


Rodtang Jitmuangnon has been involved in 322 Muay Thai fights.


Why is Rodtang Jitmuangnon nicknamed ‘The Iron Man’?


Rodtang Jitmuangnon is nicknamed ‘The Iron Man’ because of his relentless and aggressive fighting style. He is known for his incredible stamina and endurance, as well as his ability to absorb a large amount of punishment without showing any signs of weakness.


How tall is Rodtang Jitmuangnon?


Rodtang Jitmuangnon stands at 1.68 m or 5 feet 6 inches.


What titles has Rodtang won in his career?


Rodtang has won multiple titles in his career, including the ONE Muay Thai flyweight world championship, the Toyota Marathon tournament, the Channel 7 Stadium championship, the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) Muay Thai championship, and many more.





Last Updated On 16th January 2023