HomeMMA NewsOne Revolution Results – Capitan Decisions Mehdi Zatout In First Kickboxing Title Defence
One Revolution Results – Capitan Decisions Mehdi Zatout In First Kickboxing Title Defence
September 30, 2021
“One Punch Man” Capitan Petchyindee Academy successfully defended his title against a game, tough and ambitious challenger defeating Thai Star Mehdi “Diamond Heart” Zatout with a unanimous decision in their ONE Super Series kickboxing bout on Friday 24th is September.
Capitan kick-started his game with looping right hands and established his Jab early. However, Zatout had some determination and was able to protect himself from the incoming shots from Champion. Capitan was always kept his game on and would momentarily explode with combinations.
Zatout was more confident in the second round letting his hands go throughout the round with potshots targeted at the champion. However, Capitan kept the replies coming with different angles utilised in his bid to slow down the challenger before connecting a huge upper cut. Zatout was able to take the put anp advanced forward with exchanges that put him ahead and in a place of advantage heading into the third round.
The third round was the best round of the fight as both had their opportunities. Zatout called on Capitan and received as expected a big right hand which he took well but the next overhand right hook wasn’t as it for Ed the challenger back into his shell. Another right hand from Capitan connected well bet the Zatout smiled in response. The champion went in for the finish but the tough Zatout was able to survive the round.
Capitan was clear with his intent in the fourth round tagged the tired Algerian with body-kicks with no intentions of losing his title to the challenger. Zatout responded with some Jab-Cross combinations but his power wasn’t enough to hold off Capitan, who kept peppering him with body shots.
The final round was brutal with both fighter going at it and staged a back and forth battle but non was able to get a finish leaving the fight to the Judges scorecards.the fight was scored in favour of capitan, who retained his status as the number one in the division..