Celest Hansen made her ONE Championship debut at Lumpinee Stadium. She stopped Kalaked Por Muangpetch in the third round, finishing the fight with less than 30 seconds remaining.
The Australian earned a spot on the roster after winning an atomweight Road to ONE tournament in the same venue last year. Hansen was facing an opponent she had already beaten in 2021 with the Thai fighter fading from that fight after making a fast start.
Kalaked looked to land elbows in the opening round here and was able to back Hansen into the corner and unload with punches before tying her up in the clinch. The tide started to turn in the second stanza with the Australian landing punches with the smaller gloves.
This pattern continued in the third round with Hansen growing in confidence. Kalaked was still in the fight and fired back punches of her own but she left herself completely open as the Australian found a home for her right hand.
With less than 30 second remaining in the fight she basically gave up defending the punches and the referee stepped in to call off the contest. Afterwards the Australian was awarded a $10,000 USD performance bonus for the win.
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The main event lasted less than two rounds but provided plenty of action. Kongthoranee Sor Sommai and Gingsanglek Tor Laksong went to war with the latter finishing the fight early in the second stanza.
Former ONE Championship flyweight kickboxing champion Ilias Ennahachi was stripped off his title after being unable to make the weight. He returned to action as a bantamweight and stopped Aliasghar Ghodratisaraskan in the second round.
ONE Friday Fights 6, Bangkok, February 24th
Kongthoranee Sor.Sommai def. Gingsanglek Tor.Laksong via KO (Left hook) at 0:59 of R2
Khunharnlek Singha Mawynn def. Petchmanee Sor.Jaruwan via Decision (Unanimous)
Khunsueklek UFABoomdeksean def. Koko Sor Sommai via Decision (Split)
Petsaenkom Yaicheyseafood def. Yodprabsuk Sor.Ninthai via Decision (Unanimous)
Johan Ghazali def. Padetsuek Fairtex via KO (Punch) at 0:16 of R1
Chokdee Maxjandee def. Yoddoi Kaewsamrit via Decision (Unanimous)
Kickboxing: Ilias Ennahachi def. Aliasghar Ghodratisaraskan via KO (Punch) at 1:20 of R2
Kickboxing: Bogdan Shumarov def. Marwen Houli via KO (Punch) at 1:15 of R1
MMA: Brogan Stewart-Ng def. Riccardo Cantindig-Stagg via Decision (Unanimous)
Hercules Wor Chakrawut def. Shingo Shibata via Decision (unanimous)
Celest Hansen def. Kalaked Por Muangpetch via TKO (Punches) at 2:36 of R1