ONE Fight Night 17, hosted in the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, turned out to be an exhilarating showcase of Muay Thai excellence. This event, distinguished for featuring exclusively Muay Thai bouts, was marked by an array of spectacular knockouts and technical masterclasses.
Headlined by the much-anticipated clash between Roman Kryklia and Alex Roberts for the inaugural ONE Heavyweight Muay Thai World Title, the night was filled with remarkable fights that kept the audience on the edge of their seats.
Each bout, from the main event to the undercard, displayed the prowess and skill of the fighters, culminating in a memorable event for Muay Thai enthusiasts. Let us we delve into the highlights and outcomes of each fight, showcasing the prowess and drama that unfolded at ONE Fight Night 17.
Here's are the results form ONE Fight Night 17 with a summary of the key matches and their outcomes:
Roman Kryklia vs. Alex Roberts - In the main event, Roman Kryklia defeated Alex Roberts via a second-round knockout at 0.25, capturing the inaugural ONE Heavyweight Muay Thai World Title. Kryklia, who is also the ONE Light Heavyweight Kickboxing World Champion, showcased his dominance by dropping Roberts with a powerful right straight in the first round and then ending the fight with a left hook in the second round. This victory marked him as a two-sport ONE World Champion and he also earned a $50,000 performance bonus for his efforts.
Jo Nattawut vs. Luke Lessei - The co-main event featured a featherweight Muay Thai clash between Jo Nattawut and Luke Lessei, which went the distance. Nattawut won via unanimous decision after a tightly contested bout that showcased top-notch offense from both fighters.
Mohamed Younes Rabah vs. Saemapetch Fairtex - In a catchweight (151.75lb) Muay Thai match, Mohamed Younes Rabah defeated Saemapetch Fairtex via a first-round knockout using a punch combination at 2:29.
Dmitry Menshikov vs. Mouhcine Chafi - Dmitry Menshikov emerged victorious over Mouhcine Chafi in a lightweight Muay Thai match, knocking him out in the first round with a punch combination at 1.59.
Jacob Smith vs. Walter Goncalves - In a flyweight Muay Thai bout, Jacob Smith defeated Walter Goncalves with a knee to the body, leading to a knockout at 2:54 in the first round.
Johan Ghazali vs. Edgar Tabares - Ghazali won against Tabares in a catchweight (141lb) Muay Thai fight, achieving a knockout via a punch combination in the first round at 0.36
Denis Puric vs. Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat - Denis Puric secured a victory over Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat in a catchweight (139.75lb) Muay Thai match through a second-round knockout at 1:35 using a left hook.
Ellis Badr Barboza vs. Thongpoon PK Saenchai - In a catchweight (132.25lb) Muay Thai bout, Ellis Badr Barboza defeated Thongpoon PK Saenchai with a body shot, leading to a knockout in the third round at 2:21.
Performance bonus winners for the event included Roman Kryklia, Dmitry Menshikov, and Jacob Smith, each receiving $50,000.