ONE flyweight submission grappling world champion Mikey Musumeci mentioned Jarred Brooks could also be preventing in a special lane of their upcoming battle however believes his opponent has the instruments to do nicely within the sport.
‘Darth Rigatoni’ will likely be defending his world title towards ONE strawweight blended martial arts king Brooks in an all-American champion-versus-champion conflict subsequent week in Bangkok.
The struggle will happen at ONE Battle Night time 13 on Prime Video, which will likely be performed on the famed Lumpinee Boxing Stadium on August 4 and will likely be accessible stay and totally free to Prime Video subscribers in North America.
Will probably be Mikey Musumeci’s third protection of the world title he received in September final yr.
Chatting with ONE Championship, the 27-year-old Italian-American champion mentioned the MMA background of ‘The Monkey God’ provides a special aspect to his grappling sport, which goes to be a problem come struggle night time.
“I feel that he brings a special aspect to this submission grappling than what persons are used to. I feel that MMA is a sport the place they need to be finishers, they need to go to assault you in submissions.”
Mikey Musumeci handed his first take a look at as world champion again in January, defeating Mongolian challenger Gantumur Bayanduuren by unanimous determination.
He then adopted it up with one other profitable protection in Might in america, submitting Yemeni Osamah Almarwai through rear-naked choke late of their 10-minute title joust.
Jarred Brooks, 30, in the meantime, appears to make it back-to-back world title conquests after seizing the ONE strawweight world title from Joshua Pacio in his final struggle in December.
ONE Battle Night time 13 would be the first time that Brooks will likely be competing in grappling in ONE Championship, however he has warned that his jiu-jitsu abilities are agency and that he’s able to arising with surprises.
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