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Thailand vs Brazil: Rodtang Jitmuangnon, Walter Goncalves at ‘ONE: Century 世紀’ in Tokyo, Japan

Rodtang Jitmuangnon, Chatri Sityodtong, Walter Goncalves (©ONE Championship)

Rodtang Jitmuangnon, Chatri Sityodtong, Walter Goncalves (©ONE Championship)

Thailand and Brazil were represented at “ONE: Century 世紀” in Tokyo, Japan. The combat sports event had two parts with 11 bouts each.

Featuring mixed martial arts, Muay Thai and kickboxing matches, “ONE: Century 世紀” took place at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on October 12, 2019. In the seventh bout of the second part, Walter Goncalves, 21, of Brazil challenged reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion “The Iron Man” Rodtang Jitmuangnon, 22, of Bangkok, Thailand.

“ONE: Century 世紀” was the second ONE Championship event held in Japan. It marked the martial arts organization’s 100th live event.

As part of the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, ONE Championship held an open workout at the Bellesalle Shibuya Garden in Tokyo featuring select “ONE: Century 世紀” athletes on October 6, 2019. The official press conference and face-offs took place at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo on October 10, 2019.

Including Thailand and Brazil, 18 countries were represented in the two parts of “ONE: Century 世紀.” The others were Algeria, Belarus, China, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the United States.

Jitmuangnon was one of the three fighters who represented Thailand.  Goncalves was one of the four representatives of Brazil.

Blue Corner

  • Name: Walter Goncalves
  • Fight Name: N/A
  • Age: 21
  • Hometown: Brazil
  • Height: 161cm
  • Gym: Blackthai CT

Red Corner

  • Name: Rodtang Jitmuangnon
  • Fight Name: “The Iron Man”
  • Age: 22
  • Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Height: 168cm
  • Gym: Jitmuangnon Gym

Fight Result

  • Sport: Muay Thai
  • Division: ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship
  • Referee: Elias Dolaptsis
  • Winner: Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon
  • Method: Split Decision
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 5

Photos

 

Records after “ONE: Century 世紀”

Fighter

Professional Muay Thai record

ONE Super Series record

Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon 260 wins, 41 losses, 10 draws 6 wins, 0 loss
Walter Goncalves 65 wins, 6 losses 0 win, 1 loss

 

Check the complete results of “ONE: Century 世紀” Part 2 on Conan Daily. Watch the highlights here:

 

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