SINGAPORE–Up in opposition to a popular Lito Adiwang, Jeremy Miado is out to show that he additionally belongs among the many high contenders within the loaded ONE strawweight division.
And one of the best ways to do this is to beat probably the most thrilling fighters within the division in Adiwang, who’s the ranked No. 5 strawweight wager with Crew Lakay teammate Joshua Pacio holding the reins.
“As fighters, our objective is normally to grow to be a champion. Proper now, I simply need to show that I’m a high contender, so I have to stand up the rankings and present that I belong there,” Miado stated on Wednesday throughout a media name forward of the promotion’s tenth anniversary occasion.
The 2 Filipino fighters conflict in what’s seen to be considered one of most explosive bouts of the stacked ONE X card on Saturday at Singapore Stadium right here and Miado is anticipating no much less.
“That is going to be a very good combat. Definitely worth the efficiency bonus,” Miado excitedly stated in Filipino. “There might be a KO or TKO within the second or third [round].”
“Everyone knows how aggressive and powerful [Adiwang] relies on his previous few fights however we’ve devised a sport play to maintain up with that form of model.”
Miado is unfazed by the stress of going through admittedly one of many extra widespread fighters from the nation who hails from a steady that has produced a line of champions in and outdoors ONE Championship.
“He’s widespread and he’s carrying the title of Crew Lakay however that doesn’t put loads on stress on me, as a result of I simply need to present my expertise and my stage,” stated Miado. “So much are in all probability betting on him to win, however I’m simply utilizing that as a motivation. I got here right here to combat it doesn’t matter what occurs.”
Miado, whose final win was a stoppage of Li Tao Miao in ONE: Subsequent Gen in October 2021, is searching for nothing lower than a victory.
“I actually labored arduous for this combat. However I got here right here not simply to placed on a present, I need to win.”
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