It sounds like Zebaztian Kadestam is all in at ONE: ‘Winter Warriors’ Part II. The Swedish welterweight is looking to snap a two fight losing skid and he doesn’t plan to take a cautious approach when he faces Murad Ramazanov,

“I got to go for broke. I’m ready. I’m in shape, ready to go to war, let’s go.”

Kadestam won the ONE Championship welterweight title with this aggressive attitude. But recent results have not been so good for ‘The Bandit’ who says losing is just part of the game,

“It’s the fight game, you know. Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose but I’ve done everything that I could in preparation so I’m coming. Ready for war.”

Undefeated opponents

Kadestam hasn’t won a fight since 2019. But four of his seven ONE Championship bouts have had titles on the line and he remains a force to be reckoned with in the welterweight division.

He believes he is still in the title mix but knows he will need to make a statement against Ramazanov,

“I’m still up there but I have got to prove myself again and I don’t mind.”

The Russian might be undefeated but so were three of his previous ONE Championship opponents. Kadestam tends to only face the division’s elite and he wouldn’t have it any other way,

“I’ve fought a lot of undefeated guys, you know? For sure he’s good but I’m fighting him, I love this.”

Constant improvement

Kadestam thinks he will have an advantage in the striking department if he can keep the fight standing,

“He’s a good wrestler, he’s a good grappler. Strong, good top, and yeah, good all-around in that area. What he isn’t good at is the striking area and that’s my part but he’s a good fighter.”

The Swedish fighter also feels he has been unable to replicate his performance level in training when he steps inside the circle,

“These last two or thee years I have been performing badly but I’ve been getting better in the gym. I’m improving.”

He faces a very difficult looking challenge at ONE: ‘Winter Warriors’ Part II but when he looks at the Russian’s perfect professional record only one thought comes to Kadestam’s mind,

“That zero has to go!”