Fighting out of Thailand, Yodpanomrung “The Lightning Knee” Jitmuangnon, 24, was one of the winners at ‘ONE: For Honor.” It was his first victory in ONE Championship’s striking-only league ONE Super Series.
Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and four ONE Super Series contests, which are four Muay Thai bouts, “ONE: For Honor” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 4, 2019. In the 11th bout of the evening, Yodpanomrung fought Tyler Hardcastle, 22, of Perth, Western Australia, Australia in an Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division with Atsushi Onari as the referee.
Onari put a stop to the contest after 2 minutes and 11 seconds in the third round. Yodpanomrung knocked out Hardcastle.
Winning at “ONE: For Honor” improved the professional Muay Thai record of Yodpanomrung to 231 wins, 69 losses and 2 draws. On the other hand, Hardcastle has 24 wins and 9 losses.
While Yodpanomrung was one of the two fighters who represented Thailand at “ONE: For Honor,” Hardcastle solely represented Australia. Cambodia, China, India, England, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland, South Korea and the United States were also represented.
Yodpanomrung was 9 years old when he started his Muay Thai training. He multiple Muay Thai World Championship titles including those from World Professional Muaythai Federation, World Muaythai Council, Omnoi and Channel 7 Stadium.
“ONE: For Honor” marked Yodpanomrung’s second ONE Super Series bout. When he made his debut in the league at “ONE: Conquest of Heroes” on September 22, 2018 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, he lost via split decision to “The Funky Drummer” Fabrice Fairtex Delannon, 36, of French Guiana.
Check more photos of the bout between Yodpanomrung and Hardcastle on Top Sports Asia. Meanwhile, watch all the “ONE: For Honor” bouts here: