April 24, 2024

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Favorable Conditions: Roman Kryklia Thrives in Muay Thai with Small Gloves

Ukrainian juggernaut Roman Kryklia transitioned to Muay Thai for his most recent match. The 32-year-old made history by becoming a two-sport ONE world champion at ONE Fight Night 17 on Prime Video on December 8 in Bangkok, Thailand. There he knocked out Alex Roberts to claim the inaugural ONE heavyweight Muay Thai world title and add it to the light heavyweight kickboxing gold he already had. Roman Kryklia shared how fighting in Muay Thai worked well for him on fight night as it enhanced his speed advantage over his opponent. He now eyes a third championship belt, particularly the heavyweight kickboxing title. He wants to win the heavyweight kickboxing world title when it is finally offered by the promotion, more so since he won the ONE heavyweight kickboxing world grand prix title last year.