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[PHOTOS] Samy Sana vs Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy at ‘ONE: Spirit of a Warrior’ in Yangon, Myanmar


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In collaboration with Telenor Myanmar, ONE Championship conducted the “ONE: Spirit of a Warrior” press conference at the Pullman Yangon Centrepoint Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar on June 27, 2018 featuring the face-off of 20 fighters. ONE Championship chief commercial officer Jack Lim and Telenor Myanmar chief financial officer Yin Yin Htay attended the event.

The 10 “ONE: Spirit of a Warrior” bouts fired up the crowd at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon on June 29, 2018. The eighth bout of the evening was between Samy “AK47” Sana, 29, of France and Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy, 25, of Thailand.

Both making their ONE Super Series debut, Sana and Sorgraw battled it out in a kickboxing contest in a catch weight of 72 kg. It was one of the three striking-only matches on the ONE Super Series card at “ONE: Spirit of a Warrior.”

Sorgraw impressively marched to a majority decision victory over Sana in a three-round catchweight contest. The two squared off in a spirited clash of gifted strikers, peppering each other with fiery combinations while showcasing great defense.

The Thai kickboxer closed out the final round of the match on a strong note. With his counter strikes, he limited his French opponent’s offense.

In the end, Sorgraw earned two of the three judges’ nod to have his hand raised by majority decision. Here are the official “ONE: Spirit of a Warrior” results:

  1. ONE Super Series Kickboxing Lightweight bout: Elliot Compton defeats Matthew Semper by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  2. Flyweight bout: Mite Yine defeats Saw Darwait by TKO (Strikes) at 2:48 minutes of round 1
  3. ONE Super Series Kickboxing Catchweight bout (67.0kg): Tukkatatong Petpayathai defeats Mehdi Zatout by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  4. Strawweight bout: Kritsada Kongsrichai defeats Jeremy Miado by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  5. Bantamweight bout: Chen Lei defeats Ahmad Qais Jasoor by TKO (Strikes) at 1:27 minutes of round 3
  6. Featherweight bout: Tetsuya Yamada defeats Rafael Nunes by TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) at 4:05 minutes of round 2
  7. Featherweight bout: Sagetdao Petpayathai defeats Ma Jia Wen by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
  8. ONE Super Series Kickboxing Catchweight bout (72.0kg): Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy defeats Samy Sana by Majority Decision (MD) after 3 rounds
  9. Bantamweight bout: Leandro Issa defeats Roman Alvarez by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 1:26 minutes of round 1
  10. ONE Middleweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Ken Hasegawa by Knockout (KO) at 3:13 minutes of round 5

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Spirit of a Warrior” bout between Sorgraw and Sana:

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