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PH fighters Danny Kingad, Jomary Torres in ONE ‘Big Bang’

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 05:09 PM November 24, 2020
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Danny Kingad. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — Two Filipino fighters will make their return inside the ONE Circle with Team Lakay’s Danny Kingad and atomweight Jomary Torres appearing in the undercard of ONE: Big Bang on Dec. 4 at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Kingad (14-2), a rising star in the flyweight division, is expected to have his hands full against former champion Kairat Akhmetov.

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A win over Akhmetov will be a big boost in Kingad’s aspirations to challenge for the belt. He is currently the No. 2 ranked fighter in his division with Akhmetov right behind.

Torres (4-4), on the other hand, is in dire need of a win after losing four of her last five bouts. Her last fight back in January against Jenny Huang was ruled a no contest after an accidental low blow.

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She hasn’t tasted victory since she knocked out compatriot April Osenio in January 2018.

But getting back on track means hurdling India’s rising star Ritu Phogat, a wrestling champion who is currently 3-0 since making his ONE debut in November 2019.

The 25-year-old Kingad beat Wei Xie via unanimous decision in his last fight in January.

Kingad also hopes to turn Team Lakay’s fortunes around with the famed stable handed a string of setbacks in recent events.

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TAGS: Danny Kingad, Jomary Torres, Kairat Akhmetov, MMA, ONE: Big Bang, Ritu Phogat, Singapore, Team Lakay
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