Rodtang Jitmuangnon has opened up about his upcoming opponent being modified on brief discover.
‘The Iron Man’ was scheduled to make his flyweight kickboxing return towards Daniel Puertas at ONE Combat Night time 6 on Prime Video. Sadly, the battle card was shuffled when Ilias Ennahachi pulled out of the co-main occasion as a consequence of weight points, selling Puertas to the flyweight kickboxing world title battle towards Superlek.
As a result, Rodtang was matched up towards Jiduo Yibu. Throughout an interview with SCMP MMA, the 25-year-old Muay Thai phenom mentioned the opponent swap by saying:
“These two opponents are very completely different from one another. Puertas could be very aggressive and he has an analogous fashion as I do. I do know his weak point, which is that if I maintain pushing he’ll really feel [my power] as I hit him. Yibu could be very completely different. He’s left-handed so we’ve got 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 problem for the 25-year-old famous person.
ONE Combat Night time 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 swap for ONE Combat Night time 6 on Prime Video
Whatever the opponent, Rodtang Jitmuangnon reveals up prepared for warfare. The target has at all times remained the identical heading into his kickboxing matchup towards Jiduo Yibu at ONE Fight Night 6 on Prime Video. Throughout the identical interview with SCMP MMA, ‘The Iron Man’ had this to say:
“I’ve been coaching very exhausting. It’s the one factor I’m doing proper now… I’m joyful to battle with any opponent that the promoter is joyful to offer 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 battle within the division towards Tagir Khalilov in February 2021. With a win towards Yibu, ‘The Iron Man’ would have a stable argument for a title shot towards the winner of Superlek vs. Daniel Puertas.