Geje Eustaquio’s climb back to top begins vs rising South Korean
MANILA, Philippines—Geje Eustaquio begins treading the trail back to the top of the flyweight division in ONE: Enter the Dragon on May 17 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
Eustaquio is on the road to redemption after losing the world title to Brazilian rival Adriano Moraes in their third fight three months ago.
Standing in Eustaquio’s way is South Korea’s Kim Kyu Sung, who is making his promotional debut as part of the loaded fight card.
“We don’t know much about our upcoming opponent as he’ll be making his debut, but we know that he’s tall and lanky, so we’ll have to prepare for that,” Eustaquio said.
“I can’t wait to bounce back and start over again. Rest assured, you’ll see the best version of me in Singapore.”
The 30-year-old Team Lakay veteran doesn’t have a good grasp about his opponent but one thing is certain: Sung can fight.
Sung owns a 9-2 record with seven of his wins coming by stoppage.
“I wish to get back in the winning column and pave a new path to World Title contention,” he said. “I’m in a new era now, which simply means it’s all or nothing.”
“The most important thing is to not leave it in the judges’ hands this time,” he said. “So expect me to go all out.”
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