Muangthai “Elbow Zombie” P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym, 24, is one of the four athletes representing Thailand at “ONE: A New Tomorrow.” The Thai ONE Super Series athlete will face Brice Delval, 20, of Algeria.
Featuring six MMA matches, five Muay Thai contests and one kickboxing bout, the “ONE: A New Tomorrow” fight night will take place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on January 10, 2020. In the 10th bout of the evening, Muangthai and Delval will battle it out in an Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division.
On January 6, 2020, ONE Championship held the official kick-off “ONE: A New Tomorrow” press conference at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok. During the event, Muangthai said, “I am thankful to ONE Championship for giving me another opportunity to perform in front of my Thai fans.”
“I believe that it’s important to start the year strong and that is exactly what I plan to do,” Muangthai continued. “Brice Delval is a dangerous competitor and a former title contender and I am excited to test myself against a fighter of his caliber.”
“We will give the fans a great fight,” the Thai martial artist added. “That I can guarantee.”
During the “ONE: A New Tomorrow” press conference, ONE Championship announced its partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand, which aims to further develop the sport of Muay Thai on a global scale. The collaboration will see both organizations work together to establish ONE Hero Series Muay Thai in Thailand, which seeks to discover grassroots Muay Thai talent in both the local and international level.
ONE Championship Thailand president “Plai” Jitinat Asdamongkol, Minister of Tourism and Sports secretary Khemmapol Auitayakul and Professional Sports Development and Boxing Department director Tanukiat Janchum attended the “ONE: A New Tomorrow” press conference. Also present during the event were Jonathan “The General” Haggerty, 22, of the United Kingdom, Victor “Leo” Pinto, 26, of France and Thailand’s “The Iron Man” Rodtang Jitmuangnon, 22, Stamp Fairtex, 22, and “The Million Dollar Baby” Sangmanee Sathian Muaythai Gym, 22.