Vera at his ‘best’ ahead of ONE title defense vs Japanese foe

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments EDITORS’ PICK ONE Championship heavyweight champion Brandon Vera. Photo from ONE CHAMPIONSHIPBrandon Vera is set to defend his Heavyweight crown against an undefeated Japanese challenger Hideki Sekine in the main event of ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION on December 2 at Mall of Asia Arena.The Fil-American champion is returning to the ring a year since capturing the belt with a first round knockout victory over Paul Cheng, also at the MOA Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Vera will get a boost from the hometown crowd when he faces the 265-pound Sekine, who is undefeated in seven fights.“I can’t wait to be inside that ONE Championship cage again. The big fight atmosphere in Manila is amazing. Filipino fight fans are a passionate bunch.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH We are young In the past year, Vera has stayed in shape after training exclusively here in the Philippines, where he has since relocated.“Training has been phenomenal. I train with the best fighters in the world at Alliance MMA and with some really top guys in the Philippines as well. I am always in shape and ready to go,” said Vera.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentEven at 39, Vera believes he’s still at the peak of his illustrious mixed martial arts career, where he has racked up 13 wins and seven losses.“My mixed martial arts career has had its up and downs, highs and lows. But I feel that right now, I’m the best that I have ever been. I’m in my prime and I feel great,” said Vera. Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Pistons Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports PH among economies most vulnerable to virus 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modeslast_img

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