Allycia Hellen Rodrigues has waited a very long time for her likelihood to lastly step again contained in the circle, a wait that ends at ONE Struggle Evening 8 on March 24.
Rodrigues hasn’t fought since her ONE Championship debut in August 2020, when she dethroned Stamp Fairtex to turn into the ONE atomweight Muay Thai world champion.
After taking a couple of years away from competitors for the start of her first little one, Rodrigues has been build up her pleasure to come back again and do what she does finest.
Sadly, her wait was prolonged. Initially scheduled to unify her division’s world titles with interim world champion Janet Todd at ONE on Prime Video 5 in December, the combat was canceled at late discover as a result of Todd testing optimistic for COVID-19.
Having to attend even longer for her return to preventing has solely made Allycia Hellen Rodrigues much more motivated to placed on a present at ONE Struggle Evening 8.
In a latest interview with ONE Championship, the world champion mentioned:
“It’s been a very long time since my final combat, so the need to combat is getting stronger. And I attempt to put that need increasingly more into every coaching session.”
WATCH: Allycia Hellen Rodrigues dominates Stamp Fairtex like no different to win the world title
The final time ONE Championship followers noticed Allycia Hellen Rodrigues, she produced an unbelievable show to shock the world and dethrone Stamp Fairtex.
Stamp had a fast rise to the highest of the promotion by turning into a two-sport world champion, holding each the ONE atomweight kickboxing and Muay Thai titles throughout her first 12 months competing beneath the ONE banner.
After shedding her kickboxing world championship to Janet Todd, the chances nonetheless appeared closely in Stamp’s favor for her Muay Thai contest with Rodrigues.
The opening three rounds have been very intently contested, to the shock of the followers in attendance and people watching at house. However the largest shock got here when Allycia Hellen Rodrigues began to drag away from the defending champion within the fourth spherical, performing some important harm.
ONE Championship posted a clip of the combat on Instagram:
“ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion Allycia Helen Rodrigues is FIERCE 🤯 The Brazilian striker defends her throne towards interim queen Janet Todd on March 24 at ONE Struggle Evening 8 on Prime Video! 👑 @allycia_phuketfightclub”
While the efficiency from Stamp Fairtex wasn’t dangerous, Rodrigues was simply too dominant on the night time. The Brazilian world champion continued to up her tempo all through the combat and ultimately overwhelmed the Thai famous person.
Watch the total combat right here: