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Can anyone stop the unstoppable force that is Rodtang Jitmuangnon at ONE Fight Night 23?

The world’s largest martial arts organization will soon touch down at Bangkok’s legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium for a talent-stacked fight card airing live in U.S. primetime.

ONE Fight Night 23: Ok vs. Rasulov on Prime Video takes place on Friday, July 5, and is topped by an intriguing MMA World Title tilt between two of the planet’s top lightweights.

The rest of the card is packed with compelling matchups, as well. These are three bouts fans won’t want to miss.

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Tye Ruotolo vs Jozef Chen

Poll of the day

Which fight are you most excited to watch at ONE Fight Night 23?

Superlek vs. Rodtang

Stamp Fairtex vs. Anissa Meksen

Garry Tonon vs. Shamil Gasanov

In catchweight submission grappling action, a pair of young phenoms will lock horns to determine the best of their generation, as reigning ONE Welterweight Submission Grappling World Champion Tye Ruotolo collides with 19-year-old savant Jozef Chen.

Ruotolo has looked nothing short of dominant throughout his ONE tenure, but promotional newcomer Chen has been hailed as grappling’s next big thing – and has the top-tier technical acumen to hand the Californian his first defeat in the organization.

While Ruotolo’s belt is not on the line, it wouldn’t be surprising to see these two run it back, especially if Chen emerges victorious.

Reug Reug vs Boucher Ketchup

In a surprise addition to the card, Senegalese wrestling stars “Reug Reug” Oumar Kane and Boucher Ketchup will meet in a heavyweight kickboxing slugfest.

“Reug Reug” is slated to challenge three-division kingpin Anatoly Malykhin for his ONE Heavyweight MMA World Title this November at ONE 169: Atlanta.

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While taking his first-ever kickboxing match just months ahead of that bout might be a risk for “Reug Reug,” he could make a huge statement about his evolution as a striker if he’s able to take out his Senegalese rival this Friday.

Jeremy Miado vs Hiroba Minowa

Both Strawweight MMA standouts Jeremy “The Jaguar” Miado and Hiroba Minowa have something to prove in their pivotal showdown.

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Both the #4-ranked Minowa and Miado have stumbled against top competition lately, and with a solid spot in the top-five rankings on the line here, fans can expect them to push it to the limit in this can’t-miss clash.

A win could help them kickstart their further rise in the rankings even as the top dog in the strawweight MMA division is yet to be determined with reigning king Joshua Pacio recuperating from Injury and former champ Jarred Brooks seeking an Interim belt against #3-ranked Gustavo Balart at ONE Fight Night 24 next month.