Stamp Fairtex and Ritu Phogat are absolutely engaged in a confrontation heading into their much-anticipated showdown at ONE: Winter Warriors this December third.
The No. 2-ranked atomweight contender Stamp and the No. 4-ranked Phogat have traded barbs lately by the media, with the Indian wrestling star throwing the newest shot on the Thai striker. Phogat lately claimed Stamp Fairtex was afraid of her, after sensing “concern within the eyes” of her opponent throughout their staredown final September.
Chatting with ONE Championship, Stamp Fairtex says Phogat has all of it flawed, and that it’s ‘The Indian Tigress’ who’s working scared. Right here’s what Fairtex needed to say:
“I do respect Ritu, she is a good fighter. She’s nice at what she does, which is wrestling. I’m nice at what I’ve, which is Muay Thai. That being stated, I’m not terrified of her in any respect. It’s fairly the alternative. I’ve full confidence in my abilities, so I don’t know what she’s speaking about. To me, it’s extra like whoever imposes their will on this struggle goes to take residence the victory.”
“I believe Ritu must be involved with my hanging and all of my weapons. That’s why she’s going to attempt to take me down the primary probability she will get. I’ve to maintain this a long-range struggle. However in case she efficiently takes me to the canvas, I’ll be prepared. I’ve labored so much on my takedown protection in coaching too.”
The Stamp Fairtex – Ritu Phogat showdown presents that traditional striker vs. grappler matchup that followers love. This struggle might very effectively come right down to who greatest imposes their will.
Stamp Fairtex is assured she will hold with Ritu Phogat on the bottom
Regardless of Phogat’s excellence on the mats, Stamp Fairtex isn’t one bit fazed by the problem that lies earlier than her. Fairtex feels she has improved immensely with each her wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, sufficient to tussle with Phogat on the bottom if want be.
“I might say my floor sport is continually enhancing every time I struggle. It has been 5 years since I began coaching, and I by no means thought I’d get this far. Now to be within the Grand Prix finals, I’m much more assured of my grappling abilities. I simply wish to get higher on a regular basis, and that’s what I’m centered on. For this struggle specifically, I’ve given further concentrate on defending her wrestling. I believe quite a lot of the followers shall be stunned.”
Stamp Fairtex and Ritu Phogat lock horns within the extremely anticipated ONE Ladies’s Atomweight World Grand Prix Championship Closing at ONE: Winter Warriors, which broadcasts reside from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, December 3.
The winner will earn the suitable to face ONE ladies’s atomweight world champion, Angela Lee, when the Singaporean celebrity returns someday in 2022.
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