MENU
#Conor McGregor #Bellator 179 #UFC 211 #Rory MacDonald #Paul Daley #Nate Diaz #Hayder Hassan #Dhiego Lima #Joanna Jedrzejczyk #Jon Jones #UFC 202 #Stipe Miocic #Demian Maia #Junior dos Santos



One Fighting Championship will crown its first featherweight champion on Feb. 2, when Honorio Banario meets Eric Kelly at One FC 7 at Putra Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

One FC head Victor Cui announced the news to Sherdog.com during an interview on Wednesday, also revealing that One FC 8 will take place April 6 in Singapore.

Beaten just once in eight pro outings, Banario captured the Universal Reality Combat Championship lightweight title last year and posted six consecutive victories to start his pro career before tasting defeat in his One FC debut against Bae Young Kwon this past February. The Filipino fighter then rebounded from that setback by stopping fellow URCC veteran Andrew Benibe on Aug. 31 at One FC 5.

Another Filipino standout, Kelly has gone undefeated in nine pro fights, winning the URCC featherweight belt just over two years ago before joining the One FC roster. Kelly has since posted a trio of victories inside the Singapore-based organization’s circular cage, besting Kwon and former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver before returning to the URCC to submit Brad Terrey on Dec. 1.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

With ESPN Cutting Costs, UFC Faces Challenge in Meeting Bold TV Rights Fee Goals

  • 20 days ago
  • 5 views

The last week of April 2017 marked a loud yet symbolic shift in the future of sports on television. ESPN, the longtime self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” released some of its best-known an read news >>

Pettis faces unique redemption opportunity in Dallas

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 views

There were no moans and groans from Sergio Pettis when he was told the biggest fight of his career on May 13 will require him to go back to the site of his last loss. In fact, he’s looking forward to read news >>

Angela Hill Faces Ashley Yoder at TUF 25 Finale | MMAWeekly.com

  • 15 days ago
  • 13 views

Former Invicta FC Strawweight champion Angela Hill will take on Ashley Yoder at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale on July 7. read news >>

Chris Weidman Faces Kelvin Gastelum on Long Island | MMAWeekly.com

  • 9 days ago
  • 3 views

Former middleweight champ Chris Weidman takes on Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on FOX 25 main event in New York. read news >>