Gina Iniong hungry for redemption in ONE Championship
TEAM Lakay standout Gina Iniong is arguably the most popular female atomweight competitor in the field of women's mixed martial arts in the Philippines.
However, she lost the luster of her distinguished billing after bowing to two of the three former world title contenders that she faced on the ONE Championship stage.
The 29-year-old Baguio City native admitted that she was outworked by Mei Yamaguchi in their November 2017 rematch at ONE: Immortal Pursuit in Singapore, yielding to her Japanese rival via unanimous decision.
Although she was able to pick up a dominant unanimous decision win over ex-world title challenger Jenny Huang this past April, Iniong headed back to the abominable losing territory last July as she was overwhelmed by Brazilian spitfire Istela Nunes’ length and size advantage to keep her out of range over the course of three rounds to drop another