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Mongkolpetch earns 3rd ONE Super Series win, beats Sok Thy at ‘ONE: No Surrender 3’ in Thailand

Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, Yongsak Na Songkhla, Sok Thy (©ONE Championship)

Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, Yongsak Na Songkhla, Sok Thy (©ONE Championship)

Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 25, of Thailand has earned his third victory in ONE Championship‘s striking-only league ONE Super Series. The Thai martial artist was one of the “ONE: No Surrender 3” winners.

Featuring four Muay Thai and two MMA matches, “ONE: No Surrender 3” took place in Bangkok, Thailand on August 21, 2020. In the fifth bout of the evening, Mongkolpetch fought Sok Thy, 22, of Cambodia in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division.

Yongsak Na Songkhla served as the referee. Mongkolpetch put forth a striking clinic, thwarting an aggressive but outclassed opponent. 

Sok started the first round attacking aggressively, moving forward while Mongkolpetch opted to counter from range. In the second round, the Thai contender continued to use his height and reach advantage, keeping his Cambodian opponent at bay with accurate combinations and superior length.

In the final frame, Mongkolpetch turned up the intensity, proceeding to outwork Sok. After three three-minute rounds, the flyweight contest was left in the hands of the judges and in the end, Songkhla raised the hand of Mongkolpetch, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

 

Mongkolpetch is a Lumpinee Stadium Muay Thai World Champion. Winning at “ONE: No Surrender improved his professional Muay Thai record to 114 wins and 40 losses.

On the other hand, Sok is a Kun Khmer World Champion. He holds a professional Kun Khmer record of 223 wins, 37 losses and 12 draws.

Eight countries were represented at “ONE: No Surrender 3” namely Australia, Cambodia, Estonia, France, Japan, Thailand, the U.K. and the U.S. Sok solely represented Cambodia while Mongkolpetch was one of the five representatives of the host country.

On January 19, 2019, Mongkolpetch made his first ONE Super Series debut at at “ONE: Eternal Glory” at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. He defeated Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of Hamilton, New Zealand via unanimous decision.

On September 6, 2019, Mongkolpetch earned his second ONE Super Series win at ONE: Immortal Triumph” at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He defeated Joseph “The Hurricane” Lasiri, 28, of Italy via majority decision.

 

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