ONE Championship has recently added kickboxing contests to its regular lineups, and now boxing will take a prominent role, as well. Company officials recently announced that reigning WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (46-4-1) will put his title on the line against Iran Diaz (14-2-3) in the main event of “ONE Championship 81: Kingdom of Heroes,” which takes place Oct. 6 at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. “World championship boxing has always been on the radar for ONE Championship, ever since we introduced the ONE Super Series,” ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong stated. “In Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, we have the perfect athlete to introduce the sport of boxing to the largest martial arts organization in the world. Sor Rungvisai embodies the fiery willpower of Thai martial arts and is a great representative of ONE Championship.
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