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ONE: Jeremy Miado hopes to face Dejdamrong for third time

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:13 PM February 28, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — Jeremy Miado is already preparing himself for his next opponent but he isn’t ready to let go of Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke yet. Not until the two of them complete a trilogy.

Miado took a second round loss to Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke in their rematch on Saturday in ONE: Call to Greatness in Singapore making their head-to-head matchup even at 1-1.

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Miado scored a stunning first round knock out against Thai warrior last year in their first encounter and he is hoping to get another shot at beating him down the road.

“Now it’s back to the drawing board. I will train really hard for my next opponent – whoever he is,” Miado said.

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“If I get the win, hopefully I get to fight DSA (Dedjamrong) again to have that trilogy.”

Miado admitted Dejdamrong, a former strawweight world champion, was a much better fighter now compared to the one he fought the first time.

“I wasn’t shocked with how DSA performed because I know he really prepared for this bout,” he said.

“Even early on, he was really defensive, he was careful and protected himself quite well.”

He also said he had trouble making weight for the bout that attributed to his subpar showing in the rematch.

“What went wrong is that I struggled heavily with my weight, I failed to make the cut three times,” Miado admitted as the bout was eventually moved to a catchweight of 56.9 kilograms from the original 56.7 kilograms of the strawweight division

“Come fight night, I felt really weak, and that’ the reason why we fought at catchweight.”

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