In a highly anticipated event, ONE’s first U.S. primetime show of 2024 will feature a clash between two of the best flyweight kickboxers in the world. “The Kicking Machine” Superlek Kiatmoo9 will defend his ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Title against Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi at ONE Fight Night 18: Superlek vs. Mahmoudi on Prime Video. The event will take place on January 12 and air live from Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Despite facing some stiff competition, Superlek has had an impressive year with an overall promotional record of 12-1. He has put together a 10-fight winning streak and solidified his #1 contender spot in the flyweight Muay Thai rankings. Meanwhile, Mahmoudi has shown that he is a force to be reckoned with after coming close to winning the ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Title back in 2019. He also demonstrated his dominance with a first-round stoppage of Edgar Tabares this past August, putting him in position for another shot at the title.
This matchup promises to be one for the ages as both fighters bring their unique skills and styles to the ring. With Superlek’s flawless technique and recent knockout form on display, it will be interesting to see how he matches up against Mahmoudi’s relentless pressure and unorthodox repertoire. Both fighters have shown that they are capable of delivering highlight-reel finishes, so fans can expect an epic battle for the flyweight Muay Thai strap when they clash on January 12.
In addition to this thrilling main event, there are sure to be more huge matchups added to the ONE Fight Night 18 lineup, so stay tuned to onefc.com for all the updates!