Superlek Kiatmoo9 defeated Rodtang Jitmuangnon in the gripping main event of ONE Friday Fights 34 on September 22 in a titanic war of strikes. These Thai legends displayed a striking masterclass at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok despite a weight difference that transformed their fight into a 140-pound catchweight duel.
As soon as the opening bell rang, the two boxers’ cordial friendliness disappeared. Rodtang’s boxing maneuvers were disrupted by Superlek’s forceful right kicks, but “The Iron Man” countered with an upward elbow.
In the second round, Rodtang progressively reduced the gap but Superlek maintained to control the tempo with his deadly kicks. Once Superlek established his rhythm, he launched a knee that knocked Rodtang to the ground and then delivered
Despite the knockdown, Rodtang’s confidence remained unshaken, setting the stage for an electrifying third round. Both warriors traded fierce blows, with Rodtang throwing punches and occasional elbows, and Superlek countering effectively.
In the end, this historic Muay Thai showdown lived up to its billing, lasting nine intense minutes. Superlek secured a unanimous decision victory, improving his career record to 136-29 and igniting what could become a legendary rivalry.