The latest ONE Championship rankings update is indicating a bit of movement across multiple divisions and combat disciplines.
Tawanchai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym was previously unranked but has vaulted up to the number four spot in the bantamweight Muay Thai ranks.
He made his debut in the ONE Circle on May 15th and made a gigantic impression right out of the gate. Tawanchai scored a highlight-reel third-round head kick KO over Sean Clancy at ONE: Dangal.
Alaverdi Ramazanov previously sat at number four prior to this update. He now drops one spot to assume that number five ranking among Muay Thai bantamweights in ONE.
Ramazanov has a notable Muay Thai resume and does remain ranked there. But he has admittedly been more active in kickboxing competition as of late.
Alaverdi Ramazanov’s last pair of fights saw him capture and lose the ONE bantamweight world kickboxing championship. He is presently the promotion’s number one contender in their bantamweight kickboxing category.
ONE Championship rankings update
Transitioning from Muay Thai to mixed martial arts, the women’s atomweight ranks also shift a bit.
Seo Hee Ham was unranked before this latest update. But the position of number five women’s atomweight in the ONE Circle now belongs to her.
Ham is in some unique territory as far as she has not made her promotional debut yet but is justifiably a ranked ONE Championship athlete. In fact, many regard Ham as the best atomweight fighter on the planet today.
Seo Hee Ham last competed at Rizin 20 and captured the Rizin FF super atomweight title from the legendary Ayaka Hamasaki on New Year’s Eve 2019.
Ham was set to debut in the ONE Circle against Denice Zamboanga at ONE: Empower.
The event was initially scheduled for May 28th but the card was canceled as a COVID-19 minded consideration. ONE is aiming to rebook this atomweight grand prix quarterfinal bout in the near future.
What do you think of the latest ONE Championship rankings update overall?
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