I want to know how far I can go.” Rodtang has been quietly training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts for a while now, and recently, over the past week, he was at the Fairtex Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand to elevate his all-around game.May 25, 2020
Rodtang is one of the biggest Muay Thai stars today. Training out of the famed Jitmuangnon camp, the 21 year-old is a 2-time Omnoi Stadium champion, and current ONE Championship Muay Thai champion. He is best known for his hard hands and lungs of steel.Mar 21, 2021
1. Rodtang Jitmuangnon. The current pound-for-pound king, Rodtang Jitmuangnon is one of the most popular fighters in the Muay Thai scene right now.
Muay Thai fighters are skinny because their training is intense. Professional Muay Thai fighters train twice daily, 6 days a week. In Thailand, the weather is hot and humid which lends to increased calorie loss and fat burning. This is why the majority of Muay Thai fighters are skinny.Nov 7, 2016
In general, fighters will train 2-3 times per day for periods of up to 2-3 hours per session. Due to the lack of on- and off-seasons, fighters are expected to train year-round if they want to have a successful career and get the big title fights.
39 years (May 8, 1982) Buakaw Banchamek/Age
The Filipino mixed martial artist, who offered to cross over into ONE Super Series Muay Thai or kickboxing for the dream fight, claimed he has the tools to hand the megastar his first promotional loss. Rodtang has heard the strawweight athlete’s request for a match, and he is willing to face him in the Circle.Jul …
Pra Jiad (Thai: ประเจียด, RTGS: prachiat, pronounced [prā. t͡ɕìa̯t]) is a type of armband worn by Muay Thai athletes. In the past, their use was to give confidence and luck to the athletes, and was usually made by the fighter’s close family member (mother, father, etc.). Some fighters wear one Pra Jiad, some wear two.
Muay Thai fighters make a modest income. An average fighter might make around 5,000 THB per month. Top-level fighters may earn around 10,000 THB a month. For context, this is approximately 320 USD.
As witnessed during his nine undefeated bouts in ONE, Rodtang enjoys the act of stepping into the spotlight and having himself an action-packed fight while entertaining the crowd. Whenever his opponents refuse to engage, he has no problem waving them on.Mar 25, 2021
He is unarguably a true superstar of Muay Thai community in both Thailand and overseas for he has a very entertaining fighting style. Now Rodtang is a current champion of ONE Championship, which he receives 1.5 million baht per fight at the promotion, while earning 200,000 to 250,000 baht per fight in Thailand.
Thai Rodtang Jitmuangnon/Nationality
Rodtang was highly successful, compiling over 250 wins by the time he turned 21, and he even won the prestigious Omnoi Stadium World Title twice. But it is in Aug 2019 that Rodtang reached the pinnacle of striking, when he defeated Jonathan Haggerty to claim the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Title.
Striking maestro Rodtang Jitmuangnon fights April 7 at a One Championship event on TNT. The 23-year-old is one of the best Muay Thai fighters on the planet but has ambitions in MMA, too.Apr 6, 2021