Wrestler Eko Roni seeks 'ground battle' at upcoming ONE Championship MMA bout – Jakarta Post


Indonesian wrestler-turned-MMA-fighter Eko Roni Saputra has vowed to put up an aggressive fight after spending months perfecting his skills and strategies to anticipate his upcoming opponent, Khon Sichan of Cambodia, who has a Muay Thai background.
Eko will meet Sichan at the ONE Championship MMA bout, dubbed ONE: Warriors’ Code, which will be held at the Istora Senayan sports stadium on Feb. 7.
“As an MMA fighter, I’m still looking for my winning momentum. And I will be very aggressive in looking for that moment at the next ONE bout,” Eko told journalists on the sidelines of a training session at the Evolve MMA club in Singapore recently.
Eko said one of his biggest tasks would be forcing his opponent to follow his lead during the fight. He said he realized it wouldn’t be easy as he had originated from a different discipline.
“Facing an op…


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