Luke Lessei arrives in ONE Championship this Friday, 8th December. The American striker will meet “Smokin” Jo Nattawut in a featherweight Muay Thai battle at ONE Fight Night 17. The lifelong martial arts enthusiast will have a huge opportunity with his promotional debut.
Lessei is a martial artist who grew up in Iowa. As a young child, his father, a professional martial artist introduced him to the art. Growing up on the mats, Lessei’s passion was ingrained in him from an early age.
“He got me into martial arts and training when I was four. At a very young age, I remember most of my childhood memories being about martial arts, training in the gym and growing up with a dad who was teaching his son what he loved to do. And that’s basically been my entire life’s work,” Lessei told ONE.
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Lessei has many personal goals, but he is also excited to be able to support his family on a global scale. The opportunity to compete in U.S. Primetime opens up new possibilities for him and his career. He is motivated to succeed…