Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang might currently be the man of the moment in the Philippines, but his hunger to compete remains unchanged.
Coming off an outstanding first-round TKO win over Senzo Ikeda of Japan at ONE: CENTURY PART I in Tokyo on 13 October, the 26-year-old wants to maximize the momentum.
He already has his eyes set on ONE: MASTERS OF FATE, the last ONE Championship card in Manila for 2019.
“I want a quick follow-up to my good start in Tokyo. I’m 100 percent ready both physically and mentally. I still have the fire in me and I believe I’m still in peak condition,” Adiwang said.
“One of my dreams is to perform in front of my countrymen, especially my family. I want them to see the fruits of my labor.”
Adiwang’s impressive main roster debut against Ikeda came after a stellar ONE Warrior Series campaign that catapulted him to where he is right now.
While the 26-year-old could have stopped for a breather, he decided to get back in the gym and work with his teammates.
“Being a member of Team Lakay, I never stop learning. I always want to improve my overall skillset and pick up new things from my coach and teammates,” Adiwang said.
“I had a great start and that was crucial. It set my momentum moving forward. I am very eager to get another win. It’s very important to get my goals in life and I’m really hoping to join ONE: MASTERS OF FATE to continue where I left off.”
With less than three weeks to go before the blockbuster event in Manila, “Thunder Kid” hopes to get that chance. And if he does, he promises to make the most of the opportunity.
“This will be big for me, because it will be instrumental to my dreams of becoming a World Champion.”
Catch ONE Championship’s ONE: DAWN OF VALOR this Friday, 25 October at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The main card will air live on ABS-CBN S+A at 9:30pm.
The Home Of Martial Arts then returns to the Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines for ONE: MASTERS OF FATE on 8 November.
Get your tickets here and use the code ‘onewarrior’ for a 20% discount.
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