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Jo Nattawut: I can beat Giorgio Petrosyan

Jo Nattawut (© ONE Championship)

Jo Nattawut (© ONE Championship)

“Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, was one of the Thai martial artists who attended the official “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout on July 25, 2019. It took place at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

Including Nattawut, six fighters will represent Thailand at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others are ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 21, Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy, 25, Lerdsila Phuket Top Team, 38, Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 21, and ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion “The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, 21.

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ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Dreams of Gold” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok on August 16, 2019. One of the ONE Super Series bouts on the card is a ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix semi-final bout between Nattawut and Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan, 33, of Italy.

“This August, I’m going to shock the world once again and I’m going to take down this giant,” Nattawut said. “I have my eye on the prize, and I’m going to do everything I can to beat Petrosyan and reach the tournament finals.”

It will be a rematch between Petrosyan and Nattawut. The Thai kickboxer lost to his Armenian-Italian rival during their first ONE Super Series encounter.

“I know my opponent is a legend in this sport and I’ve already lost to him before but I’ve made some key changes to my training and overall style,” Nattawut shated,” “I’m not the same fighter I was a year ago when we first met. I’m stronger and faster now and more well-prepared for our second meeting.”

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel:

Ticket information for ONE: DREAMS OF GOLD is available at www.onefc.com.

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