Victoria Lee garnered a first-round mounted triangle armbar victory over Wang Luping. This went down on July 30th from Singapore Indoor Stadium at ONE: Battleground.
I spoke with The Prodigy about her sophomore pro-MMA performance and her broader goals as a martial artist.
Now understanding her siblings Christian and Angela crying after victories inside the ONE Circle
“Definitely I mean, you would never think, right? Like, why would you cry after a fight? But it’s not until you’ve literally put in the hours on the mat training. Seeing it all just come together and having the hard work pay off. It’s a huge wave that hits you. You don’t see it coming.”
— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) July 30, 2021
Was this the most fully realized, comprehensive performance you could have hoped for?
“I think I performed well this match because I was able to stick to the game plan. Just to go in there and you know, I’m really happy that I was able to stick to the game plan.”
The defined goals set in place to continue Victoria Lee’s growth as a martial artist
“My goal as a martial artist is just to keep improving. Keep training every day and upping my skill set. Taking as many fights as I can to build up the experience. And eventually, my goal is to become a world champion one day. So that’s just the process leading up to it. I’m not planning on rushing it or trying to break more records or anything like that.”
I’m curious if you were able to see the fight between Ritu Phogat and Lin Heqin. Just being that it’s a fight within your division there
“Oh, I haven’t been able to see it yet. We just got back to the hotel and I think she was up right after me.”
I’ve been enamored with combat sports for as long as I can remember. I’ve hosted MMA talk shows Lights Out and Pure Fight Radio with featured guests like Jens Pulver, Roy Nelson, Miesha Tate, Mark Coleman, and more. I’ve been an MMA broadcaster for XFFC as well as BTC and have done play by play commentary on live pay per view on GFL as well as FITE TV. I’ve provided written, audio, and video content covering some of the biggest MMA promotions like Rumble in the Cage, Unified MMA, and King of the Cage. I’ve worked as a sports entertainment personality for over five years and given play-by-play or featured promotions of KSW, ONE Championship, TKO, and Invicta FC. My work can be found in the USA Today Sports affiliate MMA Torch, Cageside Press, MMA Sucka, and Liberty Multimedia.