Muay Thai stars to battle for vacant title

ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion Stamp Fairtex.

ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Champion Stamp Fairtex hopes to open 2019 by becoming a two-sport world champion when she battles for the vacant ONE Super Series Muay Thai Atomweight World Championship.


The Thai striker will be facing American Muay Thai star Janet Todd for the title at ONE: CALL TO GREATNESS on Friday, 22 February in Singapore.


The 21-year old Rayong, Thailand-native has been competing since she was five years of age, and has since built an impressive Muay Thai resume with over 80 professional bouts and numerous championships.


Stamp found her way into ONE Championship after being discovered by Rich Franklin through the ONE Warrior Series documentary show, and earned a contract by dispatching opponent Rashi Shinde via knockout in just 19 seconds.


Instead of continuing on with mixed martial arts however, Stamp took advantage of the ONE Super Series platform and made her promotional debut by defeating Kai Ting Chuang via unanimous decision for the ONE Super Series Kickboxing Atomweight World Championship.


Standing in between Stamp and a second world championship however, is Todd, a decorated amatuer Muay Thai competitor with over 30 bouts to her name, as well as a number of championships including a WBC Amateur Muay Thai championship and medals in the Pan-American Muay Thai Tournament and the IFMA.


Todd will be making her ONE Championship debut.


The Stamp Fairtex-Janet Todd matchup for the ONE Super Series Muay Thai Atomweight World Championship joins a stacked card in Singapore which features a pair of ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal matchups, with former world title challenger Amir Khan of Singapore taking on Ariel Sexton of Costa Rica, and former world title challenger Ev Ting taking on top lightweight contender Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev.


Also on the card, Nieky Holzken of the Netherlands makes his return to the ONE ring to face Italy’s Mustapha Haida in a ONE Super Series lightweight kickboxing bout.