Fabricio Andrade reminds Petchtanong of his challenge five years ago

Jonathan Haggerty’s historic victory over Nong-O Hama turned the entire bantamweight division upside down, and even those outside of the muay thai roster have begun feuding with one another.

Two of those fighters who started throwing verbal punches at each other are A world bantamweight champion Fabricio Andrade and A world bantamweight kickboxing champion. Petchtanong Petchfergus.

The pair of world champions began fighting just hours after Haggerty knocked out Nong-O to become the ONE Muay Thai Bantamweight World Champion at ONE Fight Night 9.

Petchtanong wanted revenge on Nong-O, while Andrade posited that he could clean up the division and become a three-sport bantamweight world champion.

As Haggerty learned of the challenges, andrade and Petchtanong started their own meat. ‘Wonder Boy’ even reminded the Thai star of what he said half a decade ago.

Fabricio Andrade published in his Instagram Stories an old photograph in which he appears, another fighter and Petchtanong.

“@petchtanong 5 years ago in China, you told me that one day we would fight 😳”, wrote Fabricio Andrade.

The tug of war between Petchtanong and Andrade certainly created a tense atmosphere in the volatile division, and could even lead to a major crossover matchup down the road.

Both fighters are considered to be two of the best strikers on the planet right now, and a fight between them would undoubtedly create even more drama for the entire bantamweight division.

Fabricio Andrade he began his martial arts career in muay thai and kickboxing, eventually amassing a solid 40-3 record. That amazing foundation eventually led him to mixed martial arts.

The Brazilian star has a perfect 6-0 record (1 no contest) in his ONE Championship career. He ultimately captured ONE’s vacant world bantamweight title when he defeated his rival John Lineker via fourth-round corner stoppage at ONE Fight Night 7.

Meanwhile, Petchtanong held both the WBC and WMC world titles before wresting the ONE World Bantamweight kickboxing title from Hiroki Akimoto at ONE 163.

The 37-year-old also has a ridiculous 358-56-1 professional record in muay thai and kickboxing.


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