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Rising Star Chihiro Sawada Eyes Atomweight Top Five After Impressive ONE Fight Night 20 Win



Chihiro Sawada eyes top-5 ranking after latest win
Chihiro Sawada

In a display of sheer determination and skill, Chihiro Sawada has emerged victorious, poised to stake her claim among the atomweight elite following her triumph at ONE Fight Night 20.


Facing off against the formidable 5th ranked atomweight contender, Jihin Radzuan, Sawada encountered early adversity. However, fueled by resilience, she orchestrated a remarkable comeback, dominating her opponent with a relentless onslaught of submission attacks and ground-and-pound, ultimately clinching a unanimous decision victory.


Reflecting on her achievement, Sawada expressed profound respect for Radzuan, acknowledging the significance of her opponent's stature in the MMA world. 


"My victory means a lot to me. I think it's because my opponent was Jihin herself," Sawada remarked, paying homage to Radzuan's skill and experience.


With an unblemished record of 7-0, Sawada exudes confidence as she sets her sights on breaking into the atomweight top five. 


"I'm confident that I can take her spot in the rankings and that I can be even better than her," she affirmed, fueled by the belief in her capabilities.


Bolstered by her monumental win, Sawada remains grounded, recognizing the challenges that lie ahead. Embracing a mindset of continuous improvement, she prepares to face a roster of formidable opponents in her quest for greatness. 


"To challenge for the World Title, I think I need to gain more experience," Sawada humbly stated, emphasizing the importance of steady progression.


As Sawada embarks on her journey toward championship contention, her victory at ONE Fight Night 20 serves as a testament to her undeniable talent and determination. With her sights set on reaching the pinnacle of the atomweight division, Sawada remains steadfast in her pursuit of excellence.


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