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Reinier De Ridder reveals why he trained with Aung La N Sang at Sanford MMA

LockerRoom Team
19 April 2022

ONE Championship double champion Reinier De Ridder has revealed the story behind him training at Sanford MMA alongside Aung La N Sang.

Speaking to ONE Championship recently, De Ridder noted that Henri Hooft had invited him to Sanford MMA. The Dutchman also noted that the entire team has been warm towards him.

“Until now, it's been amazing. It's been great to train with the guys here. I'm very happy that I've been made welcome after the fights Aung [La N Sang] and I have had. Last time I was in Singapore, I chatted a bit with [Sanford MMA head coach] Henri [Hooft] and he told me, 'Why don't you come out?' So I brought the family, brought the kids and my wife and spent some time here, first in Miami, and then we'll travel a bit more,”; he told.

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Currently undefeated in MMA at the moment, De Ridder went on to add that he got in some rounds with Aung La N Sang as well. De Ridder and Aung La fought two times across two weight classes with De Ridder winning both fights.

“I've had a full week of training last week and these are the last two days. The level is very high, it's nice to have a lot of good guys to spar with and to train with. I've been working on some new stuff, some interesting stuff, which they are helping me with, and there's guys from all organizations at the top level, so it's cool to spar with them, learn with them, train with everybody here. I've had the pleasure to do some rounds with Aung as well which is very nice. Everybody is very kind and very welcoming so I'm very happy to be here. I'll definitely be back another time,” he added.

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The next match of Reinier De Ridder is yet to be revealed by rumors suggest that he might be going up against Vitaly Bigdash next. What are your thoughts on Reinier De Ridder training with Aung La N Sang? Let us know in the comments below.


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