Shannon Wiratchai’s reputation as a fight finisher isn’t going away anytime soon.
The 29-year-old lightweight bounced back from a unanimous decision loss to Rasul Yakhyaev in spectacular fashion, needing just 20 seconds to shut down Rahul Raju at ONE Championship: Iron Will on Saturday in Bangkok, Thailand.
Wiratchai stayed calm as Raju stomped towards him until he found an opening for a counter left hand that caused Raju to face plant. Now 9-2 (1 NC) as a professional, Wiratchai’s last four wins have all come by way of knockout.
Watch the fast finish above.
Perhaps motivated by that display of violence, Jeremy Miado scored a big knockout of his own in the very next fight, blasting Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke with a combination of punches that put the former ONE strawweight champion away 89 seconds into round one: