MMA: Miado wants to prove KO win vs Muay Thai legend was no fluke

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Posted at Feb 20 2019 01:17 AM

Jeremy Miado during his first encounter with Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke. Hand out photo

Expect Jeremy Miado to go all out this Friday when he takes on former ONE strawweight champion Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke in a rematch.

Miado shocked fans in March 2018 when he knocked out the Thai legend just 81 seconds into their match-up.

This time they will tangle once again in ONE: Call to Greatness at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

"My knockout victory over Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke proved that anything can happen in mixed martial arts. It also proved my ability to deliver a spectacular finish,” he said.

“I aim to do just that again in Singapore.”

Miado is no stranger to spectacular finishes. Last November, he scored a highlight-reel victory by knocking out Peng Xue Wen of China in the second round of their three-round strawweight encounter.

“Not being overconfident, but I feel that I’m a different athlete now,” said Miado, who has gone through tough training the past year.

Miado added that he wants to compile wins to keep himself in the mix of contenders for the strawweight title.

“Strawweight is one of the deepest divisions in ONE Championship and there are so many great guys all wanting to get to the top,” he said.

“I know that I still have a long way ahead of me, but I have to keep winning so I can stay in the mix.”

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