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Indonesian MMA fighter Jeka Saragih (center) holds his son Jansen Saragih (left) and his wife Destia Uliana Siahaan at Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta Airport, Tangerang, Banten, October 25, 2022.
BOLASPORT.COM – The fighter from North Sumatra, Jeka Saragih, admitted that he wanted to meet President Joko Widodo immediately after qualifying for the Road to UFC final.
Jeka Saragih who has been fighting in Road to UFC has arrived in Indonesia, Tuesday (26/10/2022).
The 27-year-old fighter made an achievement by stepping into the Road to UFC final which is scheduled to take place early next year.
This achievement was achieved by Jeka after defeating a fighter from South Korea, Ki Won-bin in the semifinal match which took place in Abu Dhabi, Sunday (23/10/2022).
In the ongoing battle, Jeka scored a knockout after a heavy blow to the jaw sent Ki sprawling onto the canvas floor.
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From there, Jeka immediately gave ground and pounds and the referee broke up with a sign that the match ended in no more than one round.
Now Jeka is proud to be one of the many Indonesian fighters who have the potential to appear in the octagon ring.
He as a dropout from the One Pride MMA free fight event hopes that many other fighters can follow in his footsteps.
“This is a good move from One Pride that has helped me go international,” said Jeka to media including BolaSport.com.
Hopefully Indonesian fighters, especially One Pride MMA can be motivated and can follow our footsteps in the international arena.”