Superbon vs. Marat Grigorian – “A Rematch Four Years in the Making” Added to ONE X

Published 02/15/2022, 10:30 AM EST

ONE X was already a stacked card, and now another title fight has been added to it. There were already four fights added to the card and now the promotion has announced another massive title fight. Superbon will defend his ONE featherweight kickboxing world title against Marat Grigorian.

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The event will take place on March 26 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The promotion made the announcement of the highly anticipated rematch on social media. They wrote, “A rematch 4️⃣ years in the making is HERE! Superbon makes his first ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Title defense against former foe Marat Grigorian at ONE X.”

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This is a long-awaited rematch between the two fighters. The last time these two met was in 2018, and Grigorian knocked out Superbon in the first round. Since the defeat, the Thai fighter has won 11 straight fights. In his last outing, Superbon became only the second fighter ever to knock out Giorgio Petrosyan.

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Meanwhile, Grigorian is currently on a six-fight win streak. His last fight was against Andy Souwer and he won that via a second-round TKO. With four years between their fight, both fighters have massively improved. Both would want to showcase their superiority over the other inside the cage and get the win.

ONE X will decide the next title challenger

Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong and Chingiz Allazov will go head-to-head at ONE X. They will face off in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Championship Final. Both men secured their spot in the final at ONE: Only the Brave.

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They both produced a clinical performance to get into the final. Sitsongpeenong took on his long-time rival, Davit Kiria, in the semi-final and broke him down. He dominated the fight right from the start and didn’t let Kiria settle. ‘Killer Kid’ won that fight via a unanimous decision.

Allazov, on the other hand, ran through his opponent. He knocked out Jo Nattawut in the first round at ONE: Only the Brave.

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The winner of the fight between them will face the ONE featherweight kickboxing world champion in the future.

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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