Banario will meet the undefeated Eric Kelly
for the vacant
One Fighting Championship featherweight crown in the One
FC 7 “Return of Warriors” main event on Saturday at the Putra
Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main card will stream
live on pay-per-view at www.onefc.livesport.tv for a
charge of $9.99.
Beforehand, Sherdog.com will provide the free live stream for a
pair of undercard bouts at 6 a.m. ET/3 a.m. PT, as Jake Butler
Romulo at 205 pounds and Gianni
Subba faces Saiful
Merican at 125 pounds.
Butler wrestled collegiately at Princeton University and figures to
lean heavily on his base discipline as he makes the transition to
mixed martial arts. Romulo, an Indonesian wrestling champion,
stopped Jimmy Yan
Herry in his professional MMA debut back in 2007 but has not
The 20-year-old Subba dazzled in his maiden bout in October, as he
knocked out decorated sanshou stylist Bruce Loh in a
little more than half a minute at One FC 6. He will have his hands
full against Merican, whom One FC officials tout as perhaps the
greatest muay Thai fighter in Malaysian history.