Jauncey Hopes His Style Will Lead Him To Victory
Feeling great heading out of camp, Josh Jauncey makes his move to headline GLORY 61 in New York City.
The Vancouver based fighter looks to step up his game on November 2nd, as he fights for the GLORY lightweight championship against Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong.
“To be honest, I really don’t care that it’s in New York,” Jauncey said about main eventing at the Hammerstein Ballroom. “At the end of the day, every arena looks the same as soon as you enter the ring.”
When asked about his last time in New York, a loss to Elvis Gashi at GLORY 43, Jauncey did claim that it would be “nice” to grab a win in NYC, after the KO loss, “but it’s more of a matter of getting in there and fighting… I’ll enjoy it when I’m finished.”
Talking about the current champion, Jauncey showed respect, but claimed that “[Sitthichai] is pretty basic, he does the basics very well…”
In training, Jauncey relies on his brother to break down film, “he watches tape 500 times in slow motion and send me clips with all the ways we can catch him and expose him, so we work on that.”
Outside of being a southpaw, Jauncey believes that the current champion “doesn’t change it up very much.”
While Jauncey may see flaws in the champion’s game, Jauncey told FIGHT SPORTS that “focused 100% on becoming a champion.”
“It’s all about the title, and then cementing myself as the best kickboxer in the world. If I beat Sitthichai, then there’s not many other kickboxers that could be considered the best, there’s maybe two or three. After I beat Sitthichati, and the other guys in the division, then we’ll see.”
And while there is a higher level of focus and concentration, the challenger who is known for dying his hair blonde, knows that style is always important.
“The way I fight shows a lot of who I am, I do it with style. Whatever you do in life, if you don’t do it with style, then what’s the point?”