ONE Championship Sets Inaugural Men’s Strawweight Title Fight

April 26, 2015
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Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke has won four out of four fights in ONE Championship’s 125-pound division. The Thai veteran will be rewarded with a shot at the inaugural strawweight title when he faces Filipino Roy Doliguez on May 22.

Dejdamrong (4-0) is a former Lumpinee champion with a successful Muay Thai career behind him. He has finished all four of his ONE Championship opponents with two submission wins and two knockouts.

At ONE: Warrior’s Quest at the Singapore Indoor Stadium next month, he will take on promotional newcomer Doliguez in a title match, which will also be the first 115-pound fight the organization has ever held.

Doliguez (6-1) is a veteran of PXC and URCC and is coming off a decision win over Dennis Salazar, who was the only fighter to have ever defeated him in MMA competition. He is a veteran of 46 boxing matches and a former PBF super flyweight champion.

Dejdamrong joined Evolve MMA as an instructor after a successful Muay Thai career, which saw him fight around 300 times and win titles in two different weight classes at the famous Lumpinee Stadium.

DejdamrongHe tried MMA for the first time at the Singapore gym in 2014 and went on to sign with ONE Championship and establish himself as one of the most successful flyweights on the roster. He used to compete in the 108-pound division during his Muay Thai days and is not expected to have any difficulty making the strawweight limit.

While Dejdamrong has been training and competing in MMA for just over a year, Doliguez made his debut in 2011. He fought five times for the URCC and twice for PXC. Five of his seven fights have gone the distance, although he has 11 knockouts from his boxing career.

ONE: Warrior’s Quest will be headlined by a lightweight title bout between reigning champion Shinya Aoki and Japanese compatriot Koji Ando. The card also features fighters like Eddie Ng, Lowen Tynanes, Leandro Ataides, and Timofey Nastyukhin.

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