ONE FC 9: "Rise to Power." Featherweight Champion Honorio Banario has a date with destiny on May 31, taking on UFC veteran Koji Oishi at the 20,000 capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. "The Rock" rolls, inside.
Bibiano Fernandes has already won DREAM titles at both bantamweight and featherweight and can add another belt to his collection in Manila when he takes on Koetsu Okazaki for the ONE FC Interim 135-pound strap. Will a trip to featherweight follow?
None other than Tony Johnson Jr., who will do battle against "The Maine-iac" on May 31, 2013 on the free preliminary card of ONE FC: "Rise to Power" at the 20,000 capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila.
A busy weekend of Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) got underway in Tokyo last Friday night (April 26, 2013) with Deep 62, followed by URCC 23 in Manila and Legend FC 11 in Kuala Lumpur. Full results and recaps with a bevy of title changes, inside.
On the latest Asian MMA Update, big news coming out of the Philippines as long running promotion URCC will host 3 titles on their card this weekend, and King of the Cage has also scheduled their first event in the country.
ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki would consider moving down a weight class to meet Bibiano Fernandes in a "super fight," but "The Tobikan Judan" is also considering defending his 155-pound strap "many times."
Ronda Rousey weighs in on the Fallox Fox debate, Uriah Hall reveals the secrets to his success (hint: it's Tekken), and Dave Herman is reinstated to the UFC after competing, no joke, a marijuana rehabilitation program.
ONE FC Featherweight Champion Honorio Banario defends his title against Japanese submission specialist Koji Oishi while Bibiano Fernandes returns to face Koetsu Okazaki for the ONE FC bantamweight interim strap at 'Rise to Power' on May 31 in Manila.
Check out part one of our preview and breakdown of this Friday night's (April 5, 2013) ONE FC event from Singapore titled "Kings & Champions," featuring top International stars Shinya Aoki, Melvin Manhoef, Eddie Ng and more.
More details about the May ONE FC 9 card in Manila emerged. Honorio Banario will defend his Featherweight Title against the only man to ever defeat him, while Bibiano Fernandes and Eduard Folayang are also set to be on the card.
ONE FC has confirmed it would be returning to Manila on May 31 with a show taking place at the 20,000 capacity Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena, headlined by a featherweight world title fight between Honorio Banario vs. Bae Young Kwon.
Saturday morning we held fast to a few simple truths. Rashad Evans was going to challenge Anderson Silva. Pettis vs. Bendo II was just a FOX fight away. And Alistair Overeem was finally going to seize his title shot. So... what just happened?
ONE FC 7 official results for "Return of Warriors" at Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Feb. 2, 2013, with Honorio Banario stopping fellow Filipino Eric Kelly to win Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's first-ever Featherweight title.