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Kingad eyes to bounce back in ONE: Visions of Victory

/ 01:33 AM February 21, 2018

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Filipino fighters Danny Kingad and Burn Soriano hope to get back on track when they face separate opponents in ONE: Visions of Victory on March 9 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kingad, who is coming off a submission defeat at the hands of Adriano Moraes three months ago, looks to redeem himself against Gianni Subba of Malaysia in the flyweight division.

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Soriano, meanwhile, aims to stop his slump when he faces another hometown bet in Muhammad Aimon in a featherweight matchup.

The erstwhile unbeaten Kingad lost his first shot at a world title in just the opening round as Moraes, a Brazilian jiujitsu black belt, applied the rear-naked choke.

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Having dropped three of his last four fights, it’s now or never for Soriano if he wants to revive his career. His last two bouts ended early via TKO against China’s Chen Lei last November and Malaysia’s Saiful Merican a little over a year ago.

Moraes, the current flyweight titleholder, and Reece McLaren of Australia will headline the card’s main event.

Also, Christian Lee eyes to continue his winning ways against Kazunori Yokota of Japan. Lee, the younger brother of women’s atomweight champion Angela, is 

Apart from Subba and Aimon, three other Malaysians in Agilan Thani, Jihin Radzuan and Hisyam Samsudin will fight in front of their hometown crowd.

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