ONE: Jeremy Miado draws strength from losing compatriots in KO win

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first_imgJeremy Miado was the lone Filipino winner at ONE: Age of Dragons. ONE CHAMPIONSHIP PHOTOBEIJING—Jeremy Miado, the third and last to Filipino to step inside the ring in ONE: Age of Dragons Saturday night, watched two of his compatriots fall to China’s hometown bets by unanimous decision.Miado knew it was solely up to him to prevent a winless campaign by Filipinos in the China card. ADVERTISEMENT View comments Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue LATEST STORIES Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Priority legislation in the 18th Congress Duterte officials’ paranoia is ‘singularly myopic’ PH women’s baseball cops bronze, earns spot in world championshipcenter_img But rather than seeing it as added pressure, he used it as extra motivation.“I’m happy and sad at the same time because two other Filipinos lost, but I used that as my inspiration to really try and win,” Miado told the Philippine media in Filipino Friday night.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSSan Miguel suspends Santos, Nabong, Tubid indefinitely after ‘tussle’ in practiceThe 26-year-old Miado did not disappoint, knocking out China’s Miao Li Tao in scintillating fashion in the first round.Miado unleashed a well-timed flying knee that landed right in Miao’s chin that stunned the crowd at Cadillac Arena here. “That flying knee was really part of my game plan. I did that move over and over again during my training. I studied Miao well and I knew I would catch him with a flying knee,”Miado said.“He’s an overly aggressive fighter so I was just looking for the right time to catch him.”Ramon Gonzales and Edward Kelly, however, weren’t as fortunate.Gonzales yielded to Hexigetu in the opening bout while Kelly of Team Lakay bowed to a much-younger foe in Tang Kai.ADVERTISEMENT Rice industry paralysis Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. What’s behind the display of Chinese flag in Boracay? Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READlast_img

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