With ONE title shot within reach, Edward Kelly motivated more than ever

first_img“I hope this fight would be my big opportunity, I will do whatever it takes to get this win,” said Kelly in Filipino at Studio City here in Macau. “I know I’m near the championship. I hope I get a chance.”Martin Nguyen, who once beat Kelly back in 2015, is the reigning featherweight and lightweight champion and is one of the busiest fighters in ONE Championship as he also plans to add the bantamweight title to his already filled waist.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownBibiano Fernandes, the reigning World bantamweight champion, though, is sidelined with an injury and this predicament forced Nguyen to face Kelly’s Team Lakay stablemate Kevin Belingon for the interim belt in July.Despite the things on Nguyen’s plate, Kelly still hopes he would be given a shot at one of the double champion’s belts. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95center_img Edward Kelly. Photo from ONE ChampionshipMACAU—Edward Kelly has always maintained a demeanor fit of a championship contender in ONE Championship, and he hopes his status as a fighter would ultimately become one.Kelly (10-4) is hell-bent on getting into the featherweight title picture in the promotion and he eyeing a convincing win in his next fight against former champion Narantungalag Jadambaa in ONE: Pinnacle of Power on Saturday to put him into the conversation.ADVERTISEMENT Argentine fans weep as World Cup dream fades View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina “Martin’s been pretty busy, he’s fighting at lightweight, featherweight, and now in bantamweight, I just hope I get a chance,” said Kelly.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img

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