Thailand and the Philippines were among the 17 countries represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” It was the first ONE Championship event in 2019 to be held in Singapore.
Featuring six mixed martial arts matches, four kickboxing contests and one Muay Thai bout, “ONE: Call to Greatness” took place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on February 22, 2019. In the seventh bout of the evening, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, 40, of Thailand faced Jeremy “The Jaguar” Miado, 26, of the Philippines.
It was a rematch between Dejdamrong and Miado. The Filipino fighter knocked out his Thai opponent at “ONE: Iron Will” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on March 24, 2018.
A son of farmers, Miado hails from Albay, Philippines and was 19 years old when he started his Muay Thai training. He made his professional MMA debut in 2016 and joined ONE Championship in 2017.
“ONE: Call to Greatness” marked Miado’s sixth ONE Championship bout. Training out of Switch MMA and Cage Gladiators, he was coming out of a knockout victory against Peng Xue Wen, 23, of China at “ONE: Conquest of Champions” at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on November 23, 2018.
Born in Trang, Thailand, Dejdamrong was 10 years old when he had his first Muay Thai bout and was 17 when he moved to the Lookbanyai camp in Bangkok. He made his professional MMA debut in 2014 by joining ONE Championship.
Dejdamrong is a former ONE Strawweight World Champion. “ONE: Call to Greatness” marked his 14th bout in ONE Championship.
Dejdamrong and Miado competed in an MMA bout at a catch weight of 56.9 kg at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” Yuji Shimada served as the referee.
It was an exciting opening round between Dejdamrong and Miado as the two strawweight contenders traded ferocious combinations. In the second round, it was all the Thai fighter as he stuffed a takedown from his FIlipino opponent and proceeded to unload a barrage of unanswered knees.
Shimada put a stop to the contest after 2 minutes and 38 seconds in the second round. He raised the hand of Dejdamrong, who won via technical knockout via strikes.
Winning at “ONE: Call to Greatness” improved Dejdamrong’s professional MMA record to 10 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Miado now has 8 wins and 4 losses.
“ONE” Call to Greatness” Main Event
In the main event of the evening, Stamp Fairtex, 21, of Thailand and Janet Todd, 33 of the U.S. competed for the inaugural ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Championship title. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.
Argentina, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey and the United States were also represented at “ONE: Call to Greatness.” Check the complete results here.
Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Call to Greatness” recap: