ONE: Four years since loss to Moraes, Eustaquio confident he’s a better fighter

first_imgEustaquio will face World flyweight champion Adriano Moraes on June 23 in Macau in a unification bout but the Team Lakay member maintains a level head heading into the showdown.“This is just another ordinary office day,” said Eustaquio Wednesday at Dad’s in Ortigas during Team Lakay’s press conference. “I’m heading into this fight as a champion and I’m fighting hungry.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownMoraes already beat Eustaquio once in 2014 and was crowned as ONE’s inaugural flyweight champion but the Baguio City native is confident he can bounce back in their rematch almost four years after their previous encounter.Eustaquio (10-6) is, as he said, a master of rematches having gone 2-0 in his repeat fights against Kairat Akhmetov and Anatpong Bunrad. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls LATEST STORIES Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? ONE interim flyweight champion Geje Eustaquio talks to the media ahead of his title unification bout against Adriano Moraes. Photo by Bong Lozada.Geje Eustaquio is not a fan of hyping himself up.And even heading into the biggest fight of his career, the interim ONE Championship flyweight titlist refrains from getting caught up in the situation.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “They say victory is sweeter the second time around, and I usually win my rematches,” said Eustaquio in Filipino. “And I feel that my development is faster than his.”Eustaquio admitted he wasn’t the same fighter he was when he lost to Moraes (17-2), and he vowed that he would put on a show unlike any other he has put on before.“Back in 2014 I know that I was still in first grade in terms of grappling and I’ve shown to the world I’ve developed how I’ve grown up in grappling and jiu-jitsu and I am confident I can roll with the Brazilian Black Diamond,” said Eustaquio.ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Morado out indefinitely after aggravating shoulder injury View comments MOST READ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourslast_img

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