Danny Kingad faces replacement foe Senzo Ikeda in ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix quarters

first_imgTrump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving The 23-year-old Kingad will have to make do with the limited time left to prepare for Ikeda.Although, he has no problems in making the necessary adjustments ahead of his big bout.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I am prepared for whoever ONE Championship puts in front of me,” said Kingad.“I have trained hard and prepared well for the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix, so I am confident that I can take on anyone in the tournament who stands in my way,” he added. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Aside from being confident, Kingad knows he needs to be cautious as well against the Japanese veteran.Ikeda has been on a tear having won his last four fights before being signed by ONE Championship.“Senzo Ikeda is a talented competitor, and he has a lot of momentum behind him with four-straight wins, but I have faith in my capabilities and my skills,” the Team Lakay up-and-comer said.“I believe that I can put an end to that winning streak. My goal is to win this tournament. To do that, I will need to show my best in all of the matches, starting with this first one against Ikeda.”ADVERTISEMENT Miguel Romero Polo: Bamboo technology like no other PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte MOST READ Inquirer top 7 UAAP 81 women’s volleyball players: Week 5 Google Philippines names new country director View comments Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Team Lakay’s Danny Kingad. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFilipino Danny Kingad is set to face a different opponent in Senzo Ikeda in the Flyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinals in ONE: A New Era on March 31 at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.Ikeda, the reigning Pancrase flyweight world champion, replaced Andrew Leone in the match after the American withdrew due to an injury.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img