At ONE 164, Jarred Brooks continued his excellent run in ONE Championship with a fourth consecutive win. Within the largest battle of his profession so far, Brooks defeated Joshua Pacio to win the strawweight world championship.
Brooks has had rather a lot to say since arriving in ONE Championship, however he’s been capable of again up the whole lot that has come out of his mouth along with his performances. In his conflict with beforehand dominant world champion Joshua Pacio, many anticipated Brooks’ grappling to be the distinction within the battle.
While he’s been capable of management all of his earlier opponents contained in the circle along with his wrestling expertise, Jarred Brooks was pressured to adapt his gameplan on December 3 to stroll away because the winner.
In his post-event press convention, ‘The Monkey God’ spoke concerning the points that he had implementing his gameplan into the battle and placing extra emphasis on his hanging:
“I solidified my takedowns, like I mentioned with the spinning again kicks and stuff like that. I might make the most of that. However he was tremendous sturdy. He did an excellent job to alleviate something I used to be making an attempt to take him down with. He made me use my fingers.”
“Like I mentioned, shoutout to all my hanging coaches. Shoutout to all of the folks which have been ready for me to make use of my hanging.”
Jarred Brooks has respect for Joshua Pacio, however says animosity was actual: “There’s actual beef there”
Jarred Brooks was clear within the build-up to his battle with Joshua Pacio that his trash-talking in the direction of his opponent didn’t come from an absence of respect.
‘The Monkey God’ has spoken up to now about how what he says earlier than a battle is simply an extension of his supreme confidence as he steps into the cage to dominate his opponents.
On Saturday at ONE 164, Brooks picked up the largest win of his profession in Manila. ‘The Monkey God’ earned a unanimous choice victory to turn into the promotion’s new strawweight world champion.
Talking on the ONE 164 post-fight press convention, Jarred Brooks identified that although there could also be respect between him and Joshua Pacio, there’s nonetheless pressure there:
“No. The animosity, whenever you get in entrance of any person that desires to battle you, and whenever you make eye contact, there’s animosity. There’s actual beef there. However you realize, the respect is there as nicely after the battle ,and that’s earned contained in the circle.”
Watch the presser beneath:
Since arising brief in opposition to Brooks at ONE 164 on Saturday, Joshua Pacio has damaged his silence on Instagram, saying:
“We didn’t get the Win final Saturday however I thank God I discovered rather a lot and noticed what to enhance extra as an athlete, what I really like about this sport is it’s a steady studying and leveling up and that’s what I purpose to do, I’ll be again stronger, smarter and extra harmful.”