ONE’s Alaverdi Ramazanov targets Nong-O after revenge win over Capitan-His time has passed
Alaverdi Ramazanov`s hard-fought choice victory over Capitan Petchyindee at ONE 161 become a pivotal combat for each his very own profession and the ONE bantamweight muay Thai global name picture.
Not most effective did Ramazanov amplify his prevailing streak in the game to 3 and earn the No. 2 contender spot, however he additionally were given payback in opposition to the person who took his ONE bantamweight kickboxing global name simply over 20 months ago.
Now, the Russian celeb is eying a showdown with the bantamweight muay Thai division’s first and most effective king.
But earlier than he ought to project for any other global name, “Babyface Killer” had to genuine revenge in opposition to Capitan – the ultimate guy to overcome him withinside the ONE circle.
“(Capitan) knocked me out years ago, and I’ve been considering getting a rematch when you consider that then,” he said. “Thoughts of revenge have now no longer left my thoughts for 2 years.”
Despite struggling a knockout in his first struggle with Capitan, the Russian got here into ONE 161 brimming with confidence.
And in the event that they ever meet in a trilogy showdown, he could don’t have any doubt approximately the outcome, either.
“I become now no longer amazed with the victory,” Ramazanov said. “I had performed that combat again and again in my head one hundred instances earlier than we met withinside the circle ultimate week, and I had pop out the winner one hundred instances. If I needed to combat him one hundred extra instances withinside the circle, I could have received due to the fact I’m stronger. I’m the higher fighter.”
Ramazanov wishes global name shot
Not one to mince phrases or waste time, Ramazanov wasn’t shy approximately his subsequent target – mythical striker and reigning ONE bantamweight muay Thai global champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao.
Moments after beating Capitan, the Russian took to the mic and demanded a shot at Nong-O, who at once took notice.
And given his new reputation because the division’s No. 2 contender, “Babyface Killer” sees no purpose why he should not acquire the following global name opportunity.
“I need to get a combat with Nong-O for the belt,” he said. “This belt need to be mine. I noticed on social media that he is aware of approximately me looking to project me and he responded that it is on. So, let’s go!”
Given the bantamweight muay Thai king’s reaction on Instagram, Ramazanov ought to quickly locate himself throughout from the person he calls the “great fighter in ONE.”
Moreover, the pair percentage a few history. The Russian striker become set to stand Nong-O in March 2020 at a ONE Championship occasion that become canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
If that bout in the end happens, “Babyface Killer” can be well-privy to what the pound-for-pound excellent brings to the table.
“(Nong-O is) a risky opponent,” he said. “I suppose he is the great fighter in ONE, the great muay Thai boxer withinside the global. He has an extended prevailing streak, he is a knockout fighter, smooth placing and kicking. Nong-O is a risky and technical opponent.”
But even as he is complimentary of the longtime global champion’s competencies and accomplishments, fanatics should not confuse that reward with self-doubt.
Instead, Ramazanov insists the Thai megastar’s reign on the pinnacle is nearing an end.
“His time has passed, and it is my time,” he added. “I’m certain I’ll take the belt from him.”