Joseph Lasiri fights like he has something to prove in the last fight. The Italian-Moroccan faces Asahi Shinagawa in December 2021. The Hurricanes ended the fight with an impressive first-round knockout.
ONE Championship recently uploaded the full fight to its YouTube channel.
Watch the full battle between Lasiri and Shinagawa below:
Lassiri knocked down his opponent with a right overhand and a strong knee. The combination completed Shinagawa and earned the 30-year-old Italian a ONE 157 title on May 20.
In a little over a week, Lasiri will face ONE Muay Thai Strawweight Champion Prajanchai PK.Saenchai. Prajanchai was a highly skilled fighter with hundreds of victories and many titles bearing his name.
Lassiri’s match against Shinagawa brought four ounces of gloves. Muay Thai can be fought with larger gloves like those seen in boxing, or smaller gloves like those seen in MMA.Between the two, Lasiri has said that he prefer smaller.
Lasiri after Shinagawa knockout on Instagram Talk about victory:
“I don’t like to call it passion, because when preparing for an important game, the pressure, fatigue, fear can sometimes be so intense that even if it’s part of passion, it’s hard to reconcile with the word passion…. ..I want to use the word passion in moments like this, where you feel like you are living your life, you have done your duty, and you are relaxed and satisfied with yourself whether you win or lose.
Joseph Lasiri wins with ONE 157
Joseph Lasiri, like his ONE 157 counterpart, has many titles to his name. However, he explained that these titles are not as important as the ONE title.In an interview with Tim Wheaton kick it,He said:
“Right now I’m just focusing on this title…for me, [on] May 20, without regard to my ex. I’m going there like this is my first title. “
Lasiri also talks about the title against Prajanchai at ONE 157 method give him:
“I’m focused on being a world champion. For me, that’s everything. Because I’ve been training Muay Thai since I was 17 and now I’m 30…that’s everything, a chance to win a world title…now against this opponent A world title is everything to me.”
Joseph Lasiri has devoted his life to the sport. He will look worthy when he takes on Prajanchai PK.Saenchai on May 20 ONE ChampionshipThe Muay Thai Strawweight Champion.