Rodtang Jitmuangnon has opened up about his upcoming opponent being modified on quick discover.
‘The Iron Man’ was scheduled to make his flyweight kickboxing return towards Daniel Puertas at ONE Struggle Evening 6 on Prime Video. Sadly, the combat card was shuffled when Ilias Ennahachi pulled out of the co-main occasion attributable to weight points, selling Puertas to the flyweight kickboxing world title combat towards Superlek.
Because of this, Rodtang was matched up towards Jiduo Yibu. Throughout an interview with SCMP MMA, the 25-year-old Muay Thai phenom mentioned the opponent change by saying:
“These two opponents are very completely different from one another. Puertas may be very aggressive and he has an identical type as I do. I do know his weak spot, which is that if I preserve pushing he’ll really feel [my power] as I hit him. Yibu may be very completely different. He’s left-handed so we now have to give you a brand new plan.”
Rodtang has dedicated to changing into a ONE kickboxing world champion after dominating the flyweight Muay Thai division. ‘The Iron Man’ has by no means backed down from a problem, so the last-second opponent change isn’t a difficulty for the 25-year-old celebrity.
ONE Struggle Evening 6 is stay and free in North America with Prime Video.
Watch Rodtang Jitmuangnon’s interview with SCMP MMA beneath:
Rodtang Jitmuangnon has no points with late opponent change for ONE Struggle Evening 6 on Prime Video
Whatever the opponent, Rodtang Jitmuangnon reveals up prepared for struggle. The target has all the time remained the identical heading into his kickboxing matchup towards Jiduo Yibu at ONE Struggle Evening 6 on Prime Video. Throughout the identical interview with SCMP MMA, ‘The Iron Man’ had this to say:
“I’ve been coaching very onerous. It’s the one factor I’m doing proper now… I’m pleased to combat with any opponent that the promoter is pleased to present me. In fact I should agree with the change.”
Rodtang is destined for greatness within the ONE Championship flyweight kickboxing division. The 25-year-old gained his solely combat within the division towards Tagir Khalilov in February 2021. With a win towards Yibu, ‘The Iron Man’ would have a strong argument for a title shot towards the winner of Superlek vs. Daniel Puertas.
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