Zhang Peimian, a well-known Chinese kickboxer, is willing to accept another chance at the global championship if ONE Championship presents it.Following his spectacular unanimous decision victory over Russian Torepchi Dongak in their strawweight kickboxing match at ONE Fight Night 8 on Prime Video on March 24 in Singapore, The “Fighting Rooster” said as much.After losing to Canadian Jonathan Di Bella for the vacant ONE strawweight kickboxing world championship in October, Zhang Peimian is itching to exact revenge.After his most recent battle, the 19-year-old Shengli battle Club associate spoke with SCMP MMA and said:
I’m available whenever. I’m prepared for whenever [Jonathan] Di Bella is placed in front of me by ONE Championship. I lost the fight last year, but I am convinced that I can win this time around.
Famous Chinese kickboxer Zhang Peimian is open to another opportunity to win the world title if presented by ONE Championship.The “Fighting Rooster” declared as much following his stunning unanimous decision victory over Russian Torepchi Dongak in their strawweight kickboxing contest at ONE Fight Night 8 on Prime Video on March 24 in Singapore.Zhang Peimian is eager to get even after losing the ONE strawweight kickboxing world championship to Canadian Jonathan Di Bella in October.The 19-year-old Shengli Battle Club member was interviewed by SCMP MMA after his most recent fight.
Zhang Peimian hopes to become China’s youngest world champion
China’s Zhang Peimian hopes to capitalise on his most recent triumph to launch yet another bid for the ONE Championship championship.
On March 24 in Singapore, at ONE Fight Night 8 on Prime Video, the 19-year-old celebrity defeated Russia’s Torepchi Dongak by unanimous decision in their featured strawweight kickboxing match.Throughout their fight, Zhang was a challenge for Dongak, who was making his ONE Championship debut, pummeling the latter with powerful punches, leg kicks, and knees.
Even while Dongak had his moments, none were particularly big or beyond Zhang’s control. The “Fighting Rooster” was appropriately rewarded with a unanimous decision victory and a $50,000 performance bonus from ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong after the dust settled from the fight.
After winning, Zhang Peimian declared that after losing to Canadian Jonathan Di Bella in the fight for the ONE strawweight kickboxing world championship in October, he is more driven than ever to try again.
His efforts are in accordance with his dual objectives of making China’s kickboxing scene more well-known and becoming his nation’s youngest global champion, he claimed:
“If I won the belt, it would be the country of China’s first ONE kickboxing belt. I shall therefore win it for China and become the country’s youngest global champion.