BREAKING: Jarred Brooks Gets His Shot at ONE Strawweight Champion Joshua Pacio at ONE 158 on June 3

Published 05/12/2022, 11:13 AM EDT

ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio has a set date against Jarred “The Monkey God” Brooks. The two will compete for the MMA ONE Strawweight World Championship at ONE 158.

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After a lot of speculation, ONE Championship finally confirmed the bout for June 3. The bout will headline ONE 158. Thus, the fans could expect a five-round war with the best two Strawweight fighters involved. And not to forget the animosity the two will be carrying inside the ONE Circle.

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“BREAKING NEWS  Joshua Pacio vs. Jarred Brooks for the ONE Strawweight World Title is your main event for ONE 158 on 3 June! @joshuapacio @the_monkeygod” posted the official Instagram page of ONE Championship.

The champion was quick to react to the post as he posted fire emojis to show how the fight would go down on June 3.

Mash Fight Team representative recently got a quick first-round finish against South African fighter Bokang Masunyane. It solidified his position in the division and a contest with the champ was inevitable, and it’s now official.

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The ever-intense Jarred Brooks has put a chip on his shoulder to get the job done against Joshua Pacio. Chiefly, after taking multiple digs at the champion. Not only has he gone after the champion, but he has also berated the entire division ahead of his bout with the South African fighter.

Who gets it done at ONE 158, Joshua Pacio or Jarred Brooks?

Jarred Brooks is having a great stint in ONE Championship. The 29-year-old has stacked three wins in as many matches and has finished two of his wins with submission.

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Even the champion is in prime form, as he is riding a four-fight win streak of his own. The 26-year-old finished three of these four wins. The latest one coming against Yosuke Saruta in the very first round.

The champion was earlier talking about having a submission grappling contest with MMA Goat Demetrious Johnson, hence he wouldn’t be afraid of Brooks’ ground game.

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Who do you think has the edge at ONE 158? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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