Scottish Muay Thai famous person, ‘King of the North’ Nico Carrillo, is recent off his surprising come-from-behind knockout victory over legendary Thai icon and former ONE bantamweight Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Hama earlier years and claims he was taking up the hardest model of the 37-year-old veteran.
Nong-O Hama is broadly considered one of many best Muay Thai fighters of not solely this technology, however of all time. He held the Bantamweight Muay Thai gold for years, profitable the title in 2019 and happening to make seven profitable world title defenses in dominant performances.
Nonetheless, tragedy struck when Nong-O confronted Britain’s Jonathan Haggerty in April 2023, dropping by first-round stoppage and forfeiting his Muay Thai gold.
Carrillo, who earned his spot on the ONE Championship roster by electrifying followers at ONE Friday Fights, took on Nong-O final December. The 2 met at ONE Friday Fights 46: Tawanchai vs. Superbon, which occurred on the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
‘King of the North’ stormed again after practically being knocked out within the first spherical, ending Nong-O with an enormous elbow halfway by the second spherical.
Chatting with the South China Morning Mail in a current interview, Carrillo stated his win over Nong-O was the most effective of all of them. He stated:
“It is form of loopy as a result of I believe I received the most effective model of Nong-O tonight. He actually got here out for redemption [after losing to Jonathan Haggerty]. I noticed how excited he was and the whole lot, so I believe I received the most effective model of him tonight too.
Watch Nico Carrillo’s full interview under:
What’s subsequent for Nico Carrillo?
The sky is the restrict for Nico Carrillo. Following his victory over the legendary Nong-O Hama, the 25-year-old faces some fascinating challenges within the close to future.
One combat that stands out is a showdown with reigning ONE bantamweight Muay Thai and world kickboxing champion Jonathan ‘The Common’ Haggerty himself.
Carrillo instantly known as out Haggerty after his combat with Nong-O, and it looks as if the most effective combat for “King of the North.”