Itsuki Hirata is concentrated on taking Ham Search engine optimization Hee to the bottom
Japanese combined martial arts star Itsuki Hirata has studied her opponent for ONE Battle Evening 8 on Prime Video subsequent week and feels taking the sport to the bottom is her most suitable choice.
‘Android 18’ will return to motion in ONE Championship’s third Amazon present of the 12 months on March 24 in Singapore. She’s going to tackle South Korean veteran Ham Search engine optimization Hee in a featured atomweight conflict.
Itsuki Hirata shared in an interview with the promotion that she discovered limitations in Ham Search engine optimization Hee’s floor recreation and intends to capitalize on them:
“I’ve been focusing [in training camp] on wrestling and grappling, similar to the final time. I believe Ham is sweet at boxing vary. Once I watched her struggle with [Denice] Zamboanga, I felt that her vary of wrestling, grappling, and takedown strategies was slim. I’m good at takedowns and floor combating, so I hope to take it there, if attainable.”
The 2 warriors had been initially set to fulfill final November however had been shelved after the Japanese star missed weight and hydration.
Itsuki Hirata was final in motion in August 2022 when she swung again to the win column after beating China’s Lin Heqin by unanimous resolution. She is now trying to begin one other successful streak at ONE Battle Evening 8 to get again within the title competition combine.
Ham Search engine optimization Hee, in the meantime, has gained back-to-back matches in ONE, each coming on the expense of Filipino Denice Zamboanga. She is at the moment the No. 2 contender within the atomweight division.
All ONE Battle Evening occasions are broadcast dwell and without spending a dime in North America through Prime Video.
Itsuki Hirata sends message to approaching opponent Ham Search engine optimization Hee
Japanese phenom Itsuki Hirata is grateful to South Korean veteran Ham Search engine optimization Hee for giving their ONE Championship struggle one other go.
Initially scheduled to collide again in November, the struggle fell by means of after ‘Android 18’ missed weight and hydration. Hirata and her staff tried to barter to make it a catchweight bout, however Ham Search engine optimization Hee’s camp didn’t agree, forcing it to be referred to as off.
The 2 are actually battling at ONE Battle Evening 8 on Prime Video on March 24 in Singapore.
Talking to ONE Championship, Hirata stated she owned as much as what occurred of their botched struggle whereas additionally expressing gratitude to Ham for agreeing to struggle her once more:
“For Ham Search engine optimization Hee, thanks for ready. For individuals who all the time supported me, I am sorry that I’ve made errors many instances however I’ll get the victory for you all. Thanks.”
ONE Battle Evening 8 will happen on the Singapore Indoor Stadium and shall be headlined by the all-Thai ONE flyweight Muay Thai world championship battle between reigning champion Superlek Kiatmoo9 and No.1 contender Rodtang Jitmuangnon.