Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Isaan, Thailand earned his first ONE Super Series win on January 19, 2019. He and Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of Hamilton, New Zealand made their debut in the striking-only league of ONE Championship at “ONE: Eternal Glory,” which took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.
“ONE: Eternal Glory” featured 10 mixed martial arts matches and two Muay Thai contests. In the co-main event of the evening, Mongkolpetch and Serepisos competed in a Muay Thai bout in the flyweight division.
Mongkolpetch and Serepisos put together an inspiring battle between world-class strikers. Over the course of three back-and-forth rounds, it was the Thai fighter who proved to be faster and stronger.
The Isaan native constantly a step ahead of his opponent throughout the contest. In the end, all three judges scored the bout in favor of him to win by unanimous decision.
For Mongkolpetch, “ONE: Eternal Glory” was an opportunity to prove himself. He took to Instagram to thank ONE Championship, his supporters and sponsors.
Including New Zealand, Thailand and Indonesia, 13 countries were represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory,” which is the first event of Singapore-based martial arts organization ONE Championship in 2019. Mongkolpetch was the only fighter who represented Thailand on the card while Serepisos was the sole representative from New Zealand.
Training out of Petchyindee Academy in Bangkok, Thailand, Mongkolpetch is a former Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion. Winning at “ONE: Eternal Glory” improved his professional record to 111 wins and 40 losses.
On the other hand, Serepisos now has 40 wins and 14 losses. He is The WMC I1 World Champion and he trains out of House of Pain Gym in Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Check the complete “ONE: Eternal Glory” results on Top Sports Asia. Watch all the bouts here:
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