Janet Todd is without doubt one of the most technical and methodical strikers in ONE Championship, however the ONE atomweight kickboxing world champion has no issues exploding for a one-strike kill.
Simply have a look at what the American striker did to Ekaterina Vandaryeva at ONE: Century Half I in October 2019:
Todd and Vandaryeva had a few exchanges early within the second spherical, however not a lot harm was finished to both fighter. Lulling Vandaryeva to a short second of calm, Todd threw a left jab after which shot a cracking proper roundhouse kick that landed flush on the Belarusian’s jaw.
It was a brutal shot that had Vandaryeva shaken at first earlier than she crashed all the way down to the canvas in a heap. Vandaryeva tried her greatest to get again up but it surely was evident the combat was over and Todd, too, knew it was one other win in her stellar ONE Championship tenure.
Todd’s win over Vandaryeva was additionally within the early stage of her spectacular profitable streak in ONE Championship. After shedding her debut match in opposition to Thai celebrity Stamp Fairtex, Todd went on a blistering six-fight profitable streak. Her victory over Vandaryeva was the third win in that run.
Todd’s win over Vandaryeva was additionally the precursor to her title match in opposition to Stamp, a yr after she failed in her bid to turn into the ONE atomweight Muay Thai world champion.
The rematch between Todd and Stamp was for the ONE atomweight kickboxing world title and ‘JT’ received her comeuppance, taking the choice win and the belt in February 2020.
Janet Todd goals for a second world title
Janet Todd plans to attain double champ standing when she takes on the debuting Lara Fernandez for the ONE interim Muay Thai world title at ONE 159: De Ridder vs. Bigdash. The occasion is about for July 22 and will probably be broadcast dwell from the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The Boxing Works fighter might be a part of an unique membership that has, up to now, 5 members. They’re Martin Nguyen, Aung La N Sang, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Stamp, and Reinier de Ridder.
Fernandez, in the meantime, brings a wealth of expertise in her ONE Championship debut. The Spanish striker holds a 40-13-3 report in Muay Thai and kickboxing and held the WBC Muay Thai flyweight and ISKA tremendous featherweight titles.