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He is a superstar: Demetrious Johnson heaps praise on Rodtang

LockerRoom Team
11 May 2023

Demetrious Johnson has accomplished a lot in his famous career, with one of the most outstanding credentials in MMA history but that does not stop him from giving credit to fellow fighters.

'Mighty Mouse' headlined ONE Championship's event in the United States, leading the way in a card loaded with huge names and great fighters from numerous martial arts disciplines.

Despite being thrilled with his first successful championship defence against former divisional king Adriano Moraes, 'Mighty Mouse' was especially pleased with how the spectacle unfolded. Furthermore, he was happy that the supporters received so many of the contestants so warmly.

The co-main event of the card saw Rodtang make is North American debut as well. The Thai superstar secured a huge knockout win in his fight and retained his ONE Muay Thai world title.

Demetrious Johnson, who previously fought Rodtang in a super fight, praised Rodtang.

“He’s a superstar and Chatri was saying like the brand, you know, we have true authenticity like Rodtang’s legit. He’s the purest of martial artists, not mixed martial artist. Muay Thai striking and he’s a GOAT in Muay Thai,” he said.

Rodtang Jitmuangnon, born on 23 July, 1997. He is the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion and is considered one of the most exciting fighters in the sport. Rodtang started fighting professionally at the young age and quickly gained recognition for his aggressive fighting style and knockout power.

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In addition to his success in the ring, Rodtang is known for his charismatic personality and is a fan favourite in the Muay Thai community.

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