Former ONE Bantamweight World Champion Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon expects great things from ONE Championship’s recent acquisition, Stephen “The Sniper” Loman.
The five-time mixed martial arts champion is the latest signee of The Home Of Martial Arts, and he’s been regarded as the best Team Lakay talent outside of the promotion.
Now that he’s set to enter the global stage—and in Belingon’s division nonetheless—“The Silencer” can’t help but be excited for his teammate.
“I’m very happy and excited because right now we have another guy [from Team Lakay] in the bantamweight division,” Belingon said.
“I think he’ll fit in and fare well whoever he faces first because he’s a complete fighter. One thing I can say—expect fireworks.”
When asked what advice he would give his younger teammate, “The Silencer” was keen on reminding “The Sniper” to stay hungry.
Loman has been widely successful outside of ONE, winning his last eight matches to enter the promotion with a solid 14-2 record.
But with an impressive resume comes great expectations, and that’s why Belingon’s reminding Loman to stay on his toes—especially in a division loaded with talent from top to bottom.
“He has to stay focused and keep winning,” Belingon said.
“That’s the only advice that I give to Stephen so he can reach his goals and become a champion in ONE in the future.”
Becoming a World Champion is something Belingon knows all about, and having known Loman both inside and outside of competition, he’s confident that the 29-year-old will have the tools to achieve the same goal.
“He has a great attitude both inside and outside the gym,” Belingon said.
“I believe he’s bound to be a champion in the future.”
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