Jenelyn Olsim is able to get again within the profitable column when she makes her return to the circle.
Olsim will tackle Brazilian brawler Julie Mezabarba at ONE 158: Pacio vs. Brooks on June 3. The blockbuster occasion might be broadcast reside from the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
A member of the famed Staff Lakay secure, Olsim is likely one of the most well-rounded fighters within the atomweight division, having competed in blended martial arts, Muay Thai, and kickboxing.
The Filipino star had an excellent begin to 2021 when she submitted Brazilian knockout artist Maira Mazar in March. She then adopted it up with a dominant unanimous resolution win over Bi Nguyen in August.
In an interview with ONE Championship, Olsim stated she’s not letting the chance in opposition to Mezabarba go to waste.
“Day-after-day is a blessing for it permits us to refocus on what’s vital and what motivates us to maintain going. Take full benefit of this blessing,” she stated.
Mezabarba, nonetheless, is not any pushover.
The 29-year-old from Rio de Janeiro has a unanimous resolution win over former title contender Mei Yamaguchi on her document. That victory marked her ONE Championship debut in September 2021.
Earlier than she jumps into the circle, although, Olsim will first characterize the Philippines within the Vovinam competitors within the 2021 Southeast Asian Video games in Vietnam.
Jenelyn Olsim might see her inventory rise at ONE 158
Jenelyn Olsim a star within the making when she entered ONE Championship’s fundamental roster in 2021.
She submitted Mazar in March after which dominated Nguyen in August for a unanimous resolution. Her run, nonetheless, got here to an finish when she misplaced to Ritu Phogat within the ONE Atomeweight World Grand Prix semifinals in October.
Olsim, nonetheless, wasn’t even purported to be within the match. She took up the Phogat battle on quick discover after Japanese star Itsuki Hirata pulled out resulting from illness.
However, Olsim has clearly put the loss behind her. A win for the 25-year-old will certainly push her top off within the loaded atomweight division.
“Thanks everybody for believing and for all of your help, you all encourage me. I’ll take full benefit of this second to battle with all my coronary heart!”
Olsim already has the pedigree within the hanging arts and competing in a brand new sport within the SEA Video games may simply very effectively add to her spectacular arsenal.