Indonesian wrestler turned MMA fighter Eko Roni Saputra feels optimistic about his chances in an upcoming bout against Cambodian fighter Khon Sichan in Jakarta, even despite his opponent’s greater MMA experience.The fight between Eko and Sichan will take place at an upcoming ONE Championship event dubbed ONE: Warrior’s Code at the Istora Senayan sport stadium on Saturday“My opponent is a fighter with solid experience and techniques. However, I have been studying him for a while and have found the areas where I could orchestrate the fight in my favor,” Eko, a former national wrestler, said in a press statement sent to The Jakarta Post on Wednesday. Topics : Eko acknowledged that he had been focusing on upper body contact to keep up with his opponent, who is a Muay Thai specialist. He vowed to go all out in the upcoming bout and to learn from past mistakes, including a loss to Singaporean fighter Nico Soe in Manila early last year.Eko said he had a strong support system, with his wife Nurdila Agusta often accompanying him in training and providing feedback.“[She] not only accompanies me when training but my wife has been the one who studies material about my opponent, helping me to assess his fighting pattern. She is like a manager to me,” Eko, who trains at the Evolve MMA club in Singapore, said.
Pogba has played only eight times this season after having surgery in the autumn to correct an ankle problem. The 26-year-old’s comeback was then delayed by illness, meaning he did not resume training until mid-December. Read Also: Brighton vs Chelsea: Jahanbakhsh nets stunning equalizer against Blues The former Juventus midfielder made substitute appearances against Watford and Newcastle before being rested for Saturday’s win at Burnley. Solskjaer said last month that Pogba would not be sold in January. The France international only made his comeback last month from an ankle injury that had kept him out since the end of September. “He’s injured. He’s feeling some discomfort in his ankle. He’ll be out for a few weeks,” said Solskjaer.Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Inventions Created To Start Saving The World2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of Art8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?What’s Up With All The Female Remakes?18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet! FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is out for “a few weeks” with an ankle injury, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Midfielder Pogba was not included in the United squad for the New Year’s Day visit to Arsenal.