For­mer Bo­ra­cay-based pug vies for ONE wel­ter­weight belt

Sun.Star Baguio - - Primesports - PNA

ZEBAZTIAN Kadestam gets an­other shot at the ONE wel­ter­weight ti­tle as he takes on Tyler McGuire in the main event of ONE: War­rior's Dream at the Sta­dium Is­tora in Jakarta, Indonesia on No­vem­ber 17.

The Swedish fighter, once based in Bo­ra­cay, pre­vi­ously vied for the belt only to lose to then champ Ben Askren.

With Askren get­ting "traded" to the Ul­ti­mate Fight­ing Cham­pi­onship for Demetri­ous John­son, the belt has been va­cated, and a show­down between Kadestam and McGuire has been set.

Kadestam, who pre­vi­ously held the Pa­cific Xtreme Cham­pi­onship wel­ter­weight belt, stunned fel­low ONE wel­ter­weight ti­tle con­tenders Luis San­tos and Agi­lan Thani putting him in a po­si­tion to fight for the va­cant ti­tle.

On the other hand, McGuire holds a per­fect 11-0 record with seven of his wins com­ing by sub­mis­sion, and af­ter a solid vic­tory against San­tos, McGuire got a ti­tle shot.

Mean­while, Eu­gene To­quero will make a re­turn to the ONE Cham­pi­onship cage as he takes on Ja­pan's Tat­sum­istu Wada.

One year af­ter he bowed to China's Ma Hao Bin at ONE: Hero's Dream in Yangon, the Filipino fighter looks to bounce back with a bang and end a four-fight skid.

Jimmy Yabo and An­gelie Sa­banal will also see ac­tion in ONE: War­rior's Dream.

Yabo bat­tles Jakarta-based Amer­i­can pug Zach Zane, while Sa­banal takes on home coun­try hero Prescilla Lum­ban Gaol.

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