Angela Lee vows to 'finish' rival Xiong

Angela Lee sits on stage at the Park Hyatt Tokyo Hotel with her One Championship atomweight title belt laid out on the table in front of her.

Hundreds of pairs of eyes in the room are trained on her as the camera flashes go off non-stop. The mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter does not flinch, for she has gone through this pre-fight routine nearly a dozen times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 13, 2019, with the headline 'Angela Lee vows to 'finish' rival Xiong'. Print Edition | Subscribe