Jonathan Haggerty, a 26-year-old British fighter, has actually ended up being the most in-demand professional athlete in his department after beating Fabricio Andrade and ending up being the two-discipline ONE World Champion. Haggerty showcased his remarkable striking abilities as he ruined his strong competitor to declare the uninhabited ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Title in the primary occasion of ONE Fight Night 16 on Friday, November 3rd, or Saturday early morning, November fourth, Asian time.
In the fight held at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, Haggerty, who currently held the ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Title, with confidence landed his effective strikes on Andrade in the preliminary. Andrade, the ruling ONE Bantamweight MMA World Champion, attempted to obstruct Haggerty’s punches with his front hand and struck back with knee strikes. However, his footwork appeared a little less nimble than what the fans kept in mind.
Everything pertained to an end in the 2nd round. With almost a minute expired in the verse, Haggerty rocked Andrade with an effective high kick from the left. He then pursued the Brazilian, landing punches from both sides. The next 40 seconds were both scary and amazing for Haggerty—he understood that a person counter punch from Andrade might turn the tide of the fight, yet he just required one punch to protect triumph.
Despite the prospective risk, Haggerty continued, non-stop tossing punches and keeping his dream alive till it came true. His last best punch tore through Andrade’s defense, sending him crashing to the canvas. Andrade, noticeably identified to return up, had a hard time to stand. Referee Olivier Coste was entrusted no option however to stop the action at 1 minute and 57 seconds of the 2nd round, granting Haggerty the ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Title. This triumph marked his 21st profession win and made him a double efficiency bonus offer of $100,000 from ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong.