MANILA, Philippines জেন Janelin Olsim is not only confident of defeating Brazil’s Julie Mezabarba on Friday 158, but has also been selected by top Atomweight contender Stamp Fairtex to win the Tim Lake up-and-cam.
Stamp, former One Atomweight Muay Thai and kickboxing champion, Olsim has become the winner because of his superior ground game.
“I am just predicting that Janelin will win. In my opinion, Julie’s strengths are attractive and, of course, her weaknesses in the ground game. Although Janelin’s strengths are similar to Julie’s, Julie’s weakness is that she doesn’t have enough skills on the ground, “Stamp said.
After a fight between the two in the semifinals of the Atomweight Grand Prix last year, Stamp Mejbarbar’s skill was first seen where the Thai star won by a unanimous decision.
“I think they’re both strikers so it’s equal, but Jenin will have the advantage because she also has a ground game,” Stamp said.
Olsim showed off that aspect of his game in his major roster debut last year when he submitted the Brazilian Myra Mazar through the guillotine choke.
Olsim, 25, won a bronze medal at the Vietnamese Martial Arts Vovinam at the Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi.
Olsim (5-3) and Mezabarba (9-3) have not fought since October 2021 after losing their respective Grand Prix semifinal bouts.
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