Singapore’s Angela “Unstoppable” Lee is now in 100 percent fighting form ready to defend her ONE women’s atomweight world title against Japanese Mei “V.V” Yamaguchi in ONE: Unstoppable Dreams on May 18 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Lee, 21, who was supposed to defend her title last November in ONE: Immortal Pursuit was injured in a car crash in Hawaii weeks before the fight.
“I can’t wait to be back in ONE Championship cage. I want to give them a new outlook as I re-ignite my passion for martial arts,” said the fully recuperated Lee during a media conference call on Thursday morning.
“With the help and support of my family, we got through (the accident) together. And I feel thankful for everything. I am so excited to be back in action,” she added.
Lee defeated Yamaguchi via unanimous decision during their first encounter in May 2016.
The 35-year old Yamaguchi retooled her kickboxing in preparation for her next fight with Lee.
“It’s really nice to be back in Singapore and I feel very excited for the fight. The champion is a great athlete and really young. It has been two years since our first fight and we both improved our skills.”
“I know a lot of people are wondering who can stop Lee, and I think I can be the one,” said the DEEP Jewels Featherweight champion Yamaguchi.
The Japanese title contender boasts of seven submissions and two knockouts under her belt in her 28-bout professional career.
Lee, on the other hand, is undefeated in all her eight bouts.
“I think fans are going to see a great matchup. I just want to go in there, do what I love, and the results will show,” Lee concluded.