Yuya Wakamatsu has only one factor on his thoughts forward of ONE X. He desires to indicate the world that he’s greater than only a knockout artist.
In a latest clip uploaded to ONE Championship’s Instagram account, the Japanese hanging specialist despatched a cryptic message aimed toward ONE flyweight world champion Adriano Moraes. The 27-year-old hinted that he could be glad to get into difficult conditions towards the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt on the canvas.
Yuya Wakamatsu had this to say forward of his world title combat on the promotion’s 10-year anniversary spectacle:
“I’m not only a striker, I’m a chameleon. I’ll present everybody I’m the actual deal. It’s time for a brand new technology to take over.”
Yuya Wakamatsu is using a five-fight win streak, and he desires to increase it by dismantling the longtime division king. After succumbing to defeats in his first two outings on the worldwide stage, ‘Little Piranha’ has taken out a bunch of fighters, together with former division king Geje Eustaquio.
In the meantime, Moraes thinks he would be the man to place an finish to the Japanese fighter’s run. In the identical clip, the champion acknowledged that he doesn’t see any manner the challenger will go away the circle along with his hand raised:
“My hanging is a lot better than him. My IQ for the sport is larger than his. He’s by no means fought towards a man like me.”
The Brazilian, who has a win over MMA legend Demetrious Johnson, shall be a unique problem altogether. Nonetheless, Wakamatsu appears assured he has what it takes to dethrone the champion at ONE X on Saturday, March 26.
Fighters react to imminent Adriano Moraes-Yuya Wakamatsu showdown at ONE X
The pair’s world title conflict, set for ONE X: Grand Finale, has obtained loads of consideration from fellow athletes within the feedback part of ONE’s publish.
No.5-ranked flyweight star Reece McLaren dropped a few ‘eyes’ emojis, clearly displaying his curiosity within the flyweight world title showdown.
Leandro Ataides, in the meantime, summarized the competition as a beastly affair between two extremely expert martial artists.
Whereas they avoided selecting a winner, ONE Tremendous Collection expertise Rui Botelho urged within the feedback that ‘Mikinho’ will proceed his dominance within the multi-talented 61.2 kg division.