Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio has an early assignment in 2019. The reigning ONE strawweight champion has been booked to defend his title against his former tormentor Hayato Suzuki of Japan on January 19. The bout will serve as the main event of ONE: Eternal Glory at Istora Senayan in Jakarta,, according to a report posted on the promotion’s official website. READ: Joshua Pacio crowned new ONE strawweight champion The two first met during Suzuki’s promotional debut in August 2017. The Japanese fighter submitted Pacio via rear-naked choke in the first round. The loss, however, motivated the Filipino to improve his ground skills. Four fights later, Pacio beat Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito to win the ONE strawweight crown. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website.