Denice Zamboanga believes her Brazilian jiu-jitsu abilities will probably be higher than that of her ONE Battle Night time 9 opponent, Julie Mezabarba.
The 2 atomweight standouts are scheduled to conflict this Friday evening when ONE Championship returns to the long-lasting Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok. Decided to earn her fifth win contained in the circle, ‘The Menace’ instructed the South China Morning Put up that her abilities on the mat will maintain up a lot better than her opponent’s:
“I’ve confidence in my jiu-jitsu regardless that I’m solely a blue belt. I do know that my jiu-jitsu is best.”
With 4 wins over notable atomweight contenders together with Jihin Radzuan, Mei Yamaguchi, and Lin Heqin, Denice Zamboanga might be on the cusp of a ONE world title alternative. A giant win over Julie Mezabarba might be precisely what she must put herself in line for a crack at atomweight gold.
For Julie Mezabarba, it’s all about staying related within the division. Dropping back-to-back fights towards fan-favorite Stamp Fairtex and Jenelyn Olsim in her final two appearances, Mezabarba may fade into obscurity ought to she come up quick towards the divison’s No.3-ranked contender. On the flip aspect, a win over ‘The Menace’ would seemingly thrust her into the atomweight prime 5, getting her one big leap nearer to changing into a authentic contender inside the division.
Whoever has their hand raised at ONE Battle Night time 9 will undoubtedly have their eyes locked on Might 5’s extremely anticipated atomweight matchup between Stamp Fairtex and Alyse Anderson, because the bout carries some main ONE world title implications in one of many promotion’s most stacked divisions.
Amazon Prime Video subscribers in North America can catch ONE Battle Night time 9 reside and without spending a dime in US primetime this Friday evening.
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