This article is the play-by-play to accompany the live coverage being done on the website. Live coverage of “No Surrender” can be viewed here.
Bout 1: Panpayak Jitmuangnon vs. Superlek Kiatmoo9 (135 lbs) (Muay Thai Bout)
It became clear early on that both fighters were going to throwing kicks mostly. Superlek was walking down Panpayak, throwing kicks a high volume of kicks to the body and legs.
The second round started with much more clinch work than the round before. While there was moments where Panpayak was nearly trading strikes with Superlek, it was Superlek advancing throughout.
The third round was a close tit-for-tat where they traded combinations. After nine minutes of battle, Superlek was chosen as the winner.
Bout 2: Mark Abelardo (19-7) vs. Fabricio de Andrade (3-2) (148 lbs) (MMA Bout)
Abelardo caught a leg kick in the second minute for a brief takedown. They got back up quickly after, going into a clinch for a moment before separating. Abelardo tried for another takedown in the third minute, putting Andrade against the ropes in a clinch. Andrade was able to reverse the position and then separate. Andrade was the much more active striker, landing a high amount of jabs and body kicks.
Andrade had a good start to the second round, connecting with jabs to the head. Abelardo tried to go to the ground after Andrade tried for a knee. Andrade quickly got on the back of Abelardo, putting in a rear naked choke that choked Abelardo out unconscious.
Bout 3: Stamp Fairtex (4-0) vs. Sunisa Srisen (3-0) (115 lbs) (MMA Bout)
Stamp landed a series of knees to the body in a clinch in the first minute of the right. They were separated from the clinch with three minutes to go in the round. Stamp got a takedown in the fourth minute after another clinch saw her land knees to the body. Moving onto the back of Srisen, Stamp landing punches to the head until the fight ended.
Bout 4: Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong vs. Superbon (155 lbs) (Kickboxing Bout)
The first round was a slow feeling out process, although the fighters would explode with combinations against eachother every few moments.
The second round saw a significant pace pickup as both fighters threw a flurry of kicks. Superbon was able to catch a kick to sweep Sitthichai in the final minute of the second round.
It was hard to tell who was getting the best of the combinations that Sitthichai and Superbon exchanged. Almost always exchanging at the same time in the third round, the fight went up to it’s fastest tempo before the round ended. Needing scorecards to find a winner, Superbon was selected.
Bout 5: Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy vs. Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex (ONE Featherweight Muay Thai Championship)
Yodsanklai spent the first round walking down Petchmorakot, although Petchmorakot was landing singular shots off the backfoot. Yodsanklai had a few combinations late in the round that connected well.
In the first minute of the second round Petchmorakot caught a leg kick, landing a long combination of punches afterwards. Petchmorakot pushed the pace of the second round, pushing forward for the first half of the round while throwing a higher rate of strikes. Yodsanklai backed Petchmorakot in the second half of the round, although Petchmorakot had his own moments. At some point during the round a cut was opened around the left eyebrow of Petchmorakot.
The third round saw Petchmorakot focus greatly on catching kicks and using that moment to counter with punches.
While the fourth round wasn’t an egregious lead by a fighter, Petchmorakot was connecting with the better strikes.
The fight slowed down in the final round, although it seemed like Petchmorakot continued to dictate the fight. After five rounds, Petchmorakot was decided was the winner.
Bout 6: Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs. Petchdam Petchyindee Academy (ONE Flyweight Muay Thai Championship)
The first round was a slow one for both fighters. There was no clear moment from each fighter as they took their small shots.
Rodtang heated up in the second round, throwing combinations including clean body punches.
The third and fourth round were intense, as Rodtang and Petchdam stayed in a close range battle. Rodtang continued to be the aggressor throughout. The final round saw the fighters wind down with their speed, fighting a similar type of fight in that Rodtang was leading. Going to the judges after, Rodtang retained his belt.