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Todd vs. Phetjeeja Headlines ONE Fight Night 20 On International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day will be capped off by hard-hitting martial arts action. On Friday, March 8, ONE Championship will bring its top female athletes to U.S. primetime on Prime Video at ONE Fight Night 20. On the marquee will be two atomweight title tilts featuring the best strikers on the planet.

ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion Janet Todd returns for one last go around. As reported by SI’s Justin Barrasso, Todd will culminate her illustrious career in the main event against ONE Interim Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion Phetjeeja Lukjaoporongtom.

Todd’s career has been filled with incredible battles and highlight-reel knockouts. She has assumed the throne in the kickboxing division and once held the interim Muay Thai crown as well. In her final walk to the ring inside Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, she will seek to unify the atomweight title against one of the fastest-rising global superstars.

Phetjeeja lit the Muay Thai world on fire at ONE Friday Fights and kept the train rolling in U.S. primetime. Not one to shy away from a challenge, the 22-year-old moved into kickboxing against longtime pound-for-pound great Anissa Meksen. All she did was outpoint and outgun the French-Algerian to claim the interim title.

But the kickboxing title will not be the only gold on the line in Bangkok. Allycia Hellen Rodrigues will return to the atomweight division after an attempt at strawweight gold to defend her ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Title against Cristina Morales.

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In her last outing, Morales put on a show to earn the coveted title shot. The Spanish striker put Anna “Supergirl” Jaroonsak away in the first round to stake her claim as a serious threat to the title. But defeating the Brazilian will be difficult as nobody has done so in ONE to date.

At atomweight, Rodrigues’ speed and power has shown through. Perhaps even more impressive was her ability to rally in the championship rounds, which helped her defeat both Todd and Stamp Fairtex en route to undisputed gold. The co-main event matchup will help her bid to be known as one of the pound-for-pound best strikers in the world.

All the action goes down on Friday, March 8, live on Prime Video. ONE Fight Night 10 is free for all Amazon Prime subscribers based in the U.S. and Canada. The event begins at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.

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