Regian Eersel, a two-sport ONE world champion, has a reputation for being the type of athlete that lets his actions speak for themselves. During his record 21-bout winning streak, he has never lost a battle.
Although ‘The Immortal’ is not one to make WWE-style promos and bold claims before his fights, he strives to impress the fans at all times and tries to score knockouts whenever he can.
The Dutch-Surinamese fighter will maintain the same mentality as he prepares for his second defense of his lightweight Muay Thai world title, which will take place on June 9 against promotional newcomer Dmitry Menshikov.
At the legendary Lumpinee Stadium in Bangkok, where ONE Fight Night 11: Eersel vs. Menshikov will take place, the 30-year-old will attempt to end the Russian’s 11-fight winning streak in mixed martial arts competition.
In an interview that was conducted exclusively for ONE Championship, he stated:
I simply want to make sure I put up a strong fight for the people. And of course, I’ll be looking for the knockout as I do every fight, but this time I really want it to be spectacular when it happens.
Although Eersel is not renowned to possess knockout power in a single blow, he frequently outlasts some of the top power punchers in the world by utilizing technical precision and godlike accuracy.
His strategic assaults and deft combinations eventually wear out his opponents, who more often than not end up drowning in the deeper seas of the championship rounds as a result of his dominance.
The product of Sityodtong Amsterdam is also able to capitalize on the smallest of openings, as seen by the fact that he was able to pierce Sinsamut Klinmee with a perfect shot during ONE Friday Fights 9 in March of last year.
As soon as ‘The Immortal’ recognized a weakness in the Thai’s defenses, he unleashed a devastating left-handed liver punch that put an end to his adversary’s night for good.
On the following Friday, at ONE Fight Night 11, Eersel would try to accomplish the same thing against Menshikov. The full 10-fight card will be broadcast live in primetime in the United States and will be available for free to Prime Video customers in North America.