Prime Filipino strawweights Lito “Thunder Child” Adiwang and Jeremy “The Jaguar” Miado will collide within the Circle at ONE X on March 26.
ONE Championship formally confirmed the combat on Tuesday.
ONE X is ONE Championship’s highly-anticipated 10-year anniversary occasion, celebrating greater than a decade of world-class martial arts motion. It can happen on the Singapore Indoor Stadium in entrance of a capability crowd for the very first time for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic.
Adiwang and Miado are in comparable junctures of their younger careers.
The 28-year-old “Thunder Child” of the famed Workforce Lakay of Baguio Metropolis discovered himself twice within the prime 5 at strawweight, solely to satisfy with resistance. He suffered heartbreaking losses to Hiroba Minowa, and most lately, Jarred Brooks.
He has, nevertheless, gained 4 of his final six bouts. Adiwang additionally stays one of the vital harmful and explosive fighters within the division.
Miado, then again, is coming off two scintillating knockout victories over China’s Miao Li Tao. “The Jaguar” showcased his a lot improved putting and general sport in his most up-to-date outing, which he owes to having moved his coaching camp to Marrok Drive in Bangkok, Thailand.
Adiwang is 13-4 with 7 knockouts and 4 submissions to his identify, whereas Miado is 10-4 with 5 knockouts and 1 submission. That makes this combat comparatively even on paper, and it might come right down to who strikes the toughest first.
The Adiwang vs. Miado bout is a uncommon Filipino-against-Filipino showdown of epic proportions, however it isn’t the primary on this regard.
There have been different epic all-Filipino fights below the ONE Championship banner, most notably 2019’s Joshua Pacio vs. Rene Catalan strawweight World Title bout, and 2013’s Honorio Banario vs. Eric Kelly featherweight World Title showdown.