Angela Lee’s challenger Istela Nunes: I’m in my best shape

| May 17, 2017 02:52 PM EDT

Singapore's Angela Lee celebrates after defeating Japan's Mei Yamaguchi in the women's atomweight world championship bout at 'One Chamionship: Ascent to Power' at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore on May 6, 2016.

"ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes" will take place on May 26 at "ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes" at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. It will be headlined by ONE Women's Atomweight World Champion Angela "Unstoppable" Lee and two-time Muay Thai world champion Istela Nunes.

During an international conference call arranged by ONE Championship on April 26, Nunes talked about her fight against Mei Yamaguchi on Aug. 13, 2016. The former defeated the latter via unanimous decision.

"I didn't expect the event to be so big, so huge," Nunes said via a translator. "I've been having butterflies in my stomach. I still can't forget the day I entered the Championship for the first time and I saw it was filled with people looking at me. It's an unforgettable moment."

According to Nunes, it has been a surprise for Yamaguchi to fight a fighter like her. The Brazilian fighter added, "It was something out of order for her so and it's still a moment she can't forget and she's been very honored to fight such a tough opponent."

"At the same time, I knew that if I had the victory, I would be able to be the challenger and that's all I wanted from the very first time," Nunes said. "And I believe this is the right time. I am the challenger right now."

"I'm in my best shape and I'm looking forward to the fight," Nunes added. "I've been training hard so let's see how this is gonna go."

Co-headlining "ONE Championship: Dynasty of Heroes" are ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben "Funky" Askren and Agilan "Alligator" Thani, who are also both undefeated fighters. Shinya Aoki and Garry "The Lion Killer" Tonon will compete in a grappling match.

Team Lakay's Geje "Gravity" Eustaquio and Anatpong Bunrad will have a rematch in the flyweight division while Chen "Rock Man" Lei and Jeremy Meciaz will compete in the catchweight division and Amir Khan and Rajinder Singh Meena will compete in the lightweight division. Competing in the welterweight division are Zebaztian "The Bandit" Kadestam and Luis "Sapo" Santos.

Two more female matches are in the fight card. Rika Ishige and Nita Dea will fight in the atomweight division while Tiffany "The Soul Crusher" Teo and Rebecca "The Professor" Heintzman-Rozewkski will compete in the strawweight division.

Meanwhile, here is a video from ONE Championship: 

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