The brother and sister tandem of Denice “The Menace” and Drex “T-Rex” Zamboanga made it a family affair in Thailand when they posted equally spectacular victories at ONE: A New Breed at the Impact Arena, Bangkok on August 28, 2020.
Unbeaten ONE Atomweight contender Denice submitted Thai national judo champion Watsapinya “Dream Girl” Kaewkhong in the first round. Drex made a successful ONE Championship debut by likewise submitting Thailand’s Detchadin “Detchpool” Sornsirisuphathin in the second round.
Denice dominated the standup exchanges but obviously wanted a quick finish. She took down Watsapinya early in the first and a second time later in the round. She successfully moved into side control during her second takedown. From there she executed an Americana to force the tap.
Drex was equally impressive. He relied on his height and reach advantage to dominate the first round with counter punching.
He continued to batter Detchadin in the second. Late in the round Drex took down his Thai opponent and successfully took his back. With seconds left in the round Drex executed a rear-naked choke which put Detchadin to sleep.
In the main event, Allycia Hellen Rodrigues of Brazil shocked the world with an upset majority decision victory over defending champion Stamp Fairtex of Thailand to become the ONE Super Series ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion.
In the co-main event, CH7 Muay Thai World Champion Rodlek PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym beat “Left Meteorite” Kulabdam Sor. Jor. Piek Uthai to rule the ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai Tournament.
He will next face ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao for the ONE title.
In a ONE Super Series women’s strawweight Muay Thai contest, Wondergirl Fairtex shattered the nose of KC “Pinay Fight” Carlos of the United States and the Philippines with a right elbow strike to win by stoppage in the second round.
In one of the most electrifying fights of the evening Cambodian Sok Thy knocked out Chinese striker Huang Ding in the evening’s first ONE Super Series Muay Thai bout of the night.
The taller Huang kept his distance against Sok. Late in the first round Sok managed to grab his opponent’s right leg. He then unloaded a right straight into Huang’s solar plexus.
Huang staggered backward for a second then crumpled in pain into the canvas in a heap to be counted out.
Yodkaikaew “Y2K” Fairtex brutalized the legs of Alex Schild with kicks to earn a second round stoppage in the opening MMA match of the main card.