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In ONE Championship, Dmitry Menshikov’s goal is to amass the most number of titles possible.


Although Dmitry Menshikov has not yet competed in ONE Championship, he is already thinking about the potential outcomes of his career in the organization and what he could accomplish there.

His promotional debut will take place at ONE Fight Night 11, where the Russian slugger will compete against Regian Eersel, a world champion in two different sports, for the ONE lightweight Muay Thai world title.

Menshikov stated in an interview with ONE Championship that he has his sights set not only on Eersel’s ONE lightweight Muay Thai world championship but also on the Surinamese star’s ONE lightweight kickboxing world title as well as other titles in various other divisions. Menshikov was speaking specifically about Eersel’s ONE lightweight kickboxing world title.

“However, I’m not going to leave it at that. These belts will need to be defended by me. I will need to increase the amount of time I spend at the gym, put in more effort, and also compete in additional weight classes.

It is not surprising that Menshikov has such a high regard for himself given the high standards he has set for himself in ONE Championship (the acronym stands for One Championship).

The 25-year-old fighter boasts an impressive record of 27-2, including 19 knockouts, which has earned him the reputation as one of the most fearless attackers in the world of kickboxing. Additionally, he enters ONE Fight Night 11 riding a winning streak that spans 11 consecutive bouts.

However, when Menshikov confronts Eersel for the last time on June 9 at the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, he may find that he needs that unbelievable momentum.

Eersel is widely regarded as one of the most technically proficient and overpowering global champions in the history of ONE Championship. With a perfect 9-0 record in the promotion, ‘The Immortal’ has lived up to the intimidating reputation that comes with his nickname. Eersel also has a perfect record of seven wins and zero losses in his bouts for world titles.

The two-time world champion recently defended his ONE lightweight Muay Thai world title with a spectacular fourth-round knockout victory over his Thai opponent Sinsamut Klinmee at ONE Friday Fights in March. This victory allowed him to keep his belt.

All Prime Video subscribers in North America get access to the live stream of ONE Fight Night 11 at no additional cost.

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