On October 6, 2018, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, 31, of Bangkok, Thailand competed in ONE Championship’s striking-only league ONE Super Series for the second time. He was one of the seven Thai athletes who competed at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok.
“ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” featured eight ONE Super Series contests and six mix martial arts bouts. In the 11th bout of the evening, Nong-O competed in a Muay Thai contest in the bantamweight division against Mehdi “Diamond Heart” Zatout, 35, of Paris, France.
After three three-minute rounds, the Muay Thai bantamweight contest between Nong-O and Zatout was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Atsushi Onari raised the hand of the Thai contender as the winner via unanimous decision.
The win at “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” improved Nong-O’s professional MMA record to 257 wins, 54 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, Zatout now has 75 wins, 39 losses and 1 draw.
In the co-main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 20, of Pattaya, Thailand became the new ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion by dethroning Kai Ting “Killer Bee” Chuang, 23, of Chinese Taipei. The Thai challenger won via unanimous decision.
In the main event, reigning World Boxing Council Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 31, of Sisaket, Thailand and his challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, 28, of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico competed in 12 rounds of boxing. The Thai defending champion retained his title by winning via unanimous decision.
Watch the “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” livestreaming here: