ONE Championship will be at the Studio City Event Center in Macau, China on June 23, 2018 for “ONE: Pinnacle of Power.” Like in the promotion’s recent events, strikes-only bouts under ONE Super Series will be mixed with the mixed martial arts matches.
Among the martial artists making their ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Pinnacle of Power” are Fabrice “The Funky Drummer” Fairtex Delannon of French Guiana and Petchmorrakot Wor. Sangprapai of Thailand. They will compete in a Muay Thai contest in the 67 kg division, which is one of the four strikes-only bouts on the ONE Super Series card.
Delannon is a French Guyanese martial artist who has won three MAX Muay Thai World Championships. He was initially raised in French Guiana but he and his family eventually moved to Paris, France.
On the other hand, Petchmorrakot is originally from Ubon Ratchathani but is now fighting out of Bangkok. He is the 2016 Toyota Hilux Revo Superchamp 63.5 kg Tournament Champion and the 2018 Phoenix Fight Championship 149 lbs World Champion.
Aside from the bout between Delannon and Petchmorrakot, there will be two more Muay Thai bouts on the ONE Super Series card of “ONE: Pinnacle of Power.” Lerdsila Phuket Top Team will face Sok Thy while Rui Botelho is set to fight Yoshinori Ogasawara, which are both in the 61.2 kg division.
Also, there will be one kickboxing bout on the ONE Super Series card, which is in the 120.2 kg division. It will be between Alain “The Black Panther” Ngalani and Tarik Khbabez.
Reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan and Laura “La Gladiadora” Balin are headlining “ONE: Pinnacle of Power.” Co-headlining are reigning ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes and reigning ONE Interim Flyweight World Champion Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio.
Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Delannon: