Denice Zamboanga assured she is a greater grappler than Julie Mezabarba

Denice Zamboanga believes her Brazilian jiu-jitsu abilities will probably be higher than that of her ONE Combat Evening 9 opponent, Julie Mezabarba.

The 2 atomweight standouts are scheduled to conflict this Friday evening when ONE Championship returns to the long-lasting Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok. Decided to earn her fifth win contained in the circle, ‘The Menace’ instructed the South China Morning Submit that her abilities on the mat will maintain up a lot better than her opponent’s:

“I’ve confidence in my jiu-jitsu regardless that I’m solely a blue belt. I do know that my jiu-jitsu is healthier.”

With 4 wins over notable atomweight contenders together with Jihin Radzuan, Mei Yamaguchi, and Lin Heqin, Denice Zamboanga might be on the cusp of a ONE world title alternative. An enormous win over Julie Mezabarba might be precisely what she must put herself in line for a crack at atomweight gold.

For Julie Mezabarba, it’s all about staying related within the division. Dropping back-to-back fights towards fan-favorite Stamp Fairtex and Jenelyn Olsim in her final two appearances, Mezabarba may fade into obscurity ought to she come up quick towards the divison’s No.3-ranked contender. On the flip facet, a win over ‘The Menace’ would possible thrust her into the atomweight high 5, getting her one big leap nearer to changing into a authentic contender inside the division.

Whoever has their hand raised at ONE Combat Evening 9 will undoubtedly have their eyes locked on Could 5’s extremely anticipated atomweight matchup between Stamp Fairtex and Alyse Anderson, because the bout carries some main ONE world title implications in one of many promotion’s most stacked divisions.

Amazon Prime Video subscribers in North America can catch ONE Combat Evening 9 stay and without cost in US primetime this Friday evening.

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