Get to know Ritu Phogat’s substitute, strawweight Julie Mezabarba, forward of ONE: Empower which has not been rescheduled.
Julie Mezabarba will battle Meng Bo and substitute Ritu Phogat at ONE: Empower in Singapore. The occasion was initially scheduled for Might 28, however due to considerations surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the promotion is on the lookout for a brand new date to host the occasion.
For Mezabarba, she at present enters her ONE Championship debut at 7-2 and rides a five-fight successful streak. She has defeated the likes of Claudiene Ferreira Alves, Marcela Giantomassi Aguiar, Lohayne Lopes, Pamela Rosa, and Adrielle Porto Santos. Mezabarba’s run of dominance dates again to December 2018, and in that span, has gained two of these bouts by KO/TKO.
In 9 appearances, Mezabarba has primarily gained her bouts by resolution and has not suffered a loss since June 2019. Mezabarba has competed in quite a few organizations all through her profession to this point, together with Area International, Shooto Brazil, and New Corpore Excessive.
Previous to her victory in opposition to Alves, Mezabarba had not fought in almost two years. The bout in opposition to Phogat is Mezabarba’s second of 2021.
Who’s Meng Bo?
Bo will make her fourth look for ONE Championship when she welcomes Mezabarba to the promotion. At 16-5, Bo has the expertise edge and is on a six-fight successful streak. All through that stretch, she has defeated the likes of Samara Santos Cunha, Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol, Laura Balin, and Aya Saied Saber, to call just a few.
Bo has competed underneath the ONE Championship banner since November 2019 and has not misplaced since her last look in Combat Nights International, the place she was on the unsuitable finish of a unanimous resolution in opposition to Liliya Shakirova in Sept. 2017/
Will Bo enhance her streak to seven or will Mezabarba begin off on the best foot with a brand new promotion? The world will quickly discover out.