Ham Seo Hee usually has an upbeat entry every time she fights, but she finished 180 during the strike an X at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.The Korean veteran looked menacing as he approached ONE Championship In the ONE Championship 10th anniversary show, she rematched Dennis Zamboanga of the Philippines.
A dull feeling hung over the arena during Hamm’s strike, and she said her entrance music reflected her approach to the fight.
“I’ve been known for enjoying it out there over the years, you know, having fun. I’ve always been in a good mood, but for this game, I have something to prove. It’s not about being there to enjoy it, but It’s to show that I can beat her and that I’m a winner. I want to prove it with my music and my emotions and my facial expressions…I want people to see that I really want to prove them wrong. “
Ham and Zamboanga first met at the ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix in September 2021 in a controversial split-decision victory for the former Rizin and ROAD FC champion.
Half of the audience thought Zamboanga deserved victory as the aggressor, while Ham was content to fight back against her opponent. Ham harboured criticism and she ensured she would score a decisive victory over Zamboanga in their rematch.
The 35-year-old used her wrestling prowess against opponents 10 years her junior in every possible way. she says:
“I obviously won and everything is behind now. I’ve got no controversies. I want to take a break and recover.”
It’s always about respect for Ham Seo Hee
Ham Seo Hee and Denice Zamboanga have been at odds since their contentious fight in 2021, but the South Korean insists she doesn’t hate her younger opponent.
While she may not like her very much, Ham Seo Hee says she has no ill will towards Zamboanga:
“I don’t hate anyone. I don’t [hate] Any athlete or anything, but at the same time I don’t like her. I respect her and I just want all the athletes to perform well. “
Ham and Zamboanga compete on the second card ONE’s Three Card Extravaganza at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.