Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

Japanese combined martial arts star ‘Zombie’ Ayaka Miura is again within the win column following a powerful victory over extremely regarded Chinese language fighter Meng Bo.

The 2 elite strawweights met on the principle card of the just lately concluded ONE Combat Night time 16: Haggerty vs. Andrade on Prime Video. The occasion occurred on the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday, November 4th.

Ayaka Miura made Meng appear to be a simple opponent, ending her within the first spherical together with her signature scarf-hold Americana. However the victory got here as such a reduction for the 33-year-old Japanese veteran after having misplaced her final three fights prior. Talking to the South China Morning Submit after her most up-to-date win, Miura expressed utter satisfaction together with her submission triumph:

“Final time I couldn’t do a lot. However this time, if I take her down. I can end her.”

Previous to this win, Ayaka Miura dropped three straight. She misplaced to reigning ONE girls’s strawweight MMA world champion ‘The Panda’ Xiong Jing Nan by unanimous resolution and was stopped in two rounds by Dayane Cardoso shortly after.

Earlier this yr, Miura crossed over into the submission grappling realm to tackle American BJJ savant Danielle Kelly. After a surprisingly aggressive battle, Miura misplaced a call on the scorecards.

Now having crushed Meng, ‘Zombie’ is again within the win column and using a winner’s excessive.

What’s subsequent for the 33-year-old? Miura believes she is a very completely different fighter now and is assured she will defeat reigning strawweight queen Xiong if she and ‘The Panda’ ever cross paths once more.

Whether or not or not Miura has earned one other crack on the division’s belt stays to be seen.

Followers in america and Canada can catch all of the motion of ONE Combat Night time 16: Haggerty vs. Andrade by way of replay on-demand with an energetic Amazon Prime Video subscription.

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