Fight night a knock­out

The Nation - - SPORT -

The epic night of box­ing and mar­tial arts at which Srisaket Sor Rungvi­sai re­tained his world record has re­turned impressive fig­ures for TV and on­line view­ers across Asia.

The pro­gramme, billed as One: King­dom of He­roes, played host to a se­ries of com­pelling mar­tial arts con­tests, head­lined by a world-class ti­tle fight be­tween WBC Su­per Fly­weight world cham­pion Srisaket Sor Rungvi­sai and the chal­lenger Iran “Mag­nifiKO” Diaz from Mex­ico.

Ac­cord­ing to data from Nielsen, YouTube, Face­book, and Twit­ter, the show posted ex­cel­lent rat­ings, draw­ing more than 25 mil­lion on­line view­ers, while set­ting a record-break­ing peak TV rat­ings share of 58.5% in Thai­land, and reg­is­ter­ing sim­i­larly strong num­bers across Asia.

The star-stud­ded bill fea­tured some of the best mar­tial arts world cham­pi­ons across 14 ac­tion-packed bouts and in­cluded a wide spec­trum of of­fer­ings: Muay Thai, kick­box­ing, mixed mar­tial arts and world cham­pi­onship box­ing.

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