Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon
Quick Facts About Tinnakorn Srisawat
Celebrated Name Rodtang Jitmuangnon
Age 26 years old
Nick Name The Iron Man, The Tank
Birth Name Tinnakorn Srisawat
Birth Date 1997-07-23
Gender Male
Profession Muay Thai Fighter
Place of Birth Pa Phayom, Phatthalung
Nationality Thai
Birth Nation Thailand
Ethnicity Asian
Religion Islam
Marital Status Married
Wife Aida Looksaikongdin
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $3.2 Million
Salary Thousand of dollar
Source of Wealth MMA Career
Height 1.68 m
Weight 61 KG
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Brother Shogun

Rodtang Jitmuangnon is a Muay Thai fighter. He is famous for currently competing in ONE Championship, where he holds the prestigious title of ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion. His list of achievements also includes former titles such as the Omnoi Stadium 130lb Champion and MAX Muay Thai 125lb Champion. Rodtang's journey in the world of Muay Thai began at a remarkably young age, with his first fight taking place at just 8 years old. Rodtang, widely known by his nicknames "The Iron Man" and "The Tank," boasts an extensive kickboxing record of 324 fights, with an impressive tally of 271 wins, 43 losses, and 10 draws.

Rodtang Jitmuangnon Biography

Renowned Thai Muay Thai fighter Rodtang Jitmuangnon holds the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion title in ONE Championship, with a journey that began at age 8 and led him to the Jitmuangnon gym in Bangkok at 14. He's achieved titles like the Omnoi Stadium 130lb and MAX Muay Thai 125lb Champion. His transition to the ONE Championship began with a win against Sergio Wielzen in September 2018. 

Born on July 23, 1997, with the real name of Tinnakorn Srisawat, Rodtang Jitmuangnon hails from Pa Phayom, Phatthalung, Thailand. He is of Thai nationality with an Asian ethnicity. Despite growing up in humble circumstances in a rural village, Rodtang's determination to support his family led him to join a gym and commence training at the tender age of eight.

In his initial foray into Muay Thai, he managed to earn some income through fighting, marking the early stages of his remarkable journey from adversity to success. Notably, he had recently undergone ordination as a Buddhist monk but subsequently announced his conversion to Islam.

Muay Thai Fighter, Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon Fighting Career

Rodtang Jitmuangnon began his Muay Thai journey at just 8 years old, driven by the need to support his family. By 14, he had relocated to Bangkok and joined the Jitmuangnon gym. Over the years, he achieved remarkable success, claiming titles like the MAX Muay Thai 125 lb Championship and the Omnoi Stadium 130lb title, among others. Rodtang faced Japanese kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa in a thrilling encounter and even though he lost in an extra round, many believed he had earned the victory prior to that.

He had a memorable fight against Chorfah Tor Sangtiennoi, which was named Rajadamnern Stadium's Best Fight of the Year. Rodtang's career featured ups and downs, including a loss in 2020 to Kaonar P.K.SaenchaiMuaythaiGym, but he managed to avenge that defeat later in the year. In November 2020, he signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Yokkao, a prominent Muay Thai brand, alongside his campmate Nuenglanlek Jitmuangnon.

Since joining ONE Championship, Rodtang has forged an impressive legacy. He made his debut with a victory over Sergio Wielzen and later clinched the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship with a win against Jonathan Haggerty. In his first title defense, he defeated Walter Goncalves and secured a dominant victory in a rematch with Haggerty.

Rodtang continued to defend his title successfully against Petchdam Petchyindee Academy and even faced Kaonar P.K.SaenchaiMuaythaiGym in a charity rematch. His versatility shone as he transitioned to kickboxing, defeating Tagir Khalilov and Danial Williams. However, he faced a unique challenge in former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson, ultimately losing the bout under special rules. 

Rodtang also impressed in the ONE Muay Thai Flyweight Grand Prix, earning a Performance of the Night bonus. While he withdrew from a scheduled fight due to illness, he continued his reign by defending the title against Joseph Lasiri and winning a catchweight bout against Jiduo Yibu.

Although an injury prevented him from challenging for the ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Championship, Rodtang secured another defense against Edgar Tabares, earning a Performance of the Night bonus. On 22nd September 2023, he lost by decision to Superlek Kiatmuu9 at ONE Friday Fights 34 but Superlek missed weight so Rodtang's title was not in contention. 

Awards and Achievements

ONE Championship

  • ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Championship (One time; current)
  • Five successful title defenses
  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Jacob Smith and Edgar Tabares 
  • ONE Super Series Fight of the Year 2021 vs. Danial Williams 
  • Most decision wins in ONE Championship  
  • Longest winning streak in ONE Championship  

Rajadamnern Stadium

  • 2019 Rajadamnern Stadium Fight of the Year vs Saeksan Or. Kwanmuang
  • 2018 Rajadamnern Stadium Fight of the Year vs. Chorfah Tor.Sangtiennoi

Omnoi Stadium

  • 2017 Omnoi Stadium 130lbs Champion 

MAX Muay Thai

  • 2016 MAX Muay Thai 125lbs Champion

Who is Rodtang Jitmuangnon wife, Aida Looksaikongdin?

Rodtang Jitmuangnon, a married man since February 2023, tied the knot with his fellow fighter wife, Aida Looksaikongdin. Interestingly, Rodtang had been ordained as a Buddhist monk just a month prior but later announced his conversion to Islam, aligning with Aida's religious beliefs. The couple is currently relishing their life together, finding joy in their shared faith and companionship. 

Rodtang Jitmuangnon and his wife, Aida Looksaikongdin!

Notably, Rodtang had a previous relationship with former ONE Atomweight Muay Thai World Champion and Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion, Stamp Fairtex, before his marriage to Aida.

Rodtang Jitmuangnon Net Worth In 2023

Rodtang Jitmuangnon is a highly accomplished fighter and his estimated net worth in 2023 stands at an impressive $3.2 million. His primary source of income derives from his successful career as an MMA fighter, and he currently earns a substantial annual salary. Satisfied with his earnings, Rodtang enjoys a comfortable and stylish lifestyle, reflecting the rewards of his dedication and success in the fighting world. 

Rodtang Jitmuangnon Height: How tall is he?

Rodtang Jitmuangnon is a handsome Muay Thai fighter with a tall height of 1.68 meters and a lean body weight of 61 kilograms, characterized by his athletic physique. Adorning his body with tattoos, he exemplifies the artistry and tradition that often accompanies fighters in the sport. Maintaining his physique through regular exercise, Rodtang has a robust and healthy body, a testament to his dedication to the rigorous demands of Muay Thai.

Facts About Rodtang Jitmuangnon

Rodtang Jitmuangnon competed in his first Muay Thai fight at the age of eight

Rodtang Jitmuangnon's journey in Muay Thai commenced at an astonishingly young age, with his inaugural fight at just eight years old, driven by the need to financially support his family. This early start eventually led him to his first professional bout at the age of 11. By the time he turned 14, Rodtang had relocated to Bangkok, where he joined the Jitmuangnon gym, marking a pivotal step in his burgeoning career as a Muay Thai fighter.

He has a younger brother

Jitmuangnon's childhood was marked by the presence of his younger brother, Shogun, and their relationship forged a close and enduring sibling bond that undoubtedly influenced the trajectory of their lives. Growing up together, they shared the trials and triumphs of their formative years, and this familial connection likely played a substantial role in shaping their personalities, values, and perspectives. 

His wife is also a Muay Thai Fighter

Rodtang Jitmuangnon's wife, Aida Looksaikongdin, shares his passion for Muay Thai as she is also a fighter in the sport. The couple celebrated their wedding in February 2023, a significant moment in their journey together. Notably, Rodtang had previously been ordained as a Buddhist monk just a month before the wedding but later embraced Islam, aligning his faith with Aida's. 

He has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the Muay Thai brand

Rodtang Jitmuangnon inked a notable three-year sponsorship agreement with the esteemed Muay Thai brand, YOKKAO. This endorsement deal was officially disclosed via social media in 2020, underscoring the brand's commitment to the fighter with a substantial three-year sponsorship contract.