Bibiano Fernandes (ONE Championship)
ONE Championship 29 ‘Kingdom of Warriors’ Results: Fernandes Knocks Out Tauru, Retains Title
On Saturday, July 18, ONE Championship held its 29th event, dubbed Kingdom of Warriors, from the Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium in Tamwe Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
In the night’s main event, the promotion’s bantamweight title was on the line as champion Bibiano Fernandes looked to defend against Toni Tauru. The Brazilian Fernandes had yet to taste defeat in the ONE cage. He entered the bout on a nine-fight winning streak that dated back to 2009. Finland’s Tauru entered his promotional debut riding a 10-fight winning streak of his own.
Also on the card, the promotion held four-man, one-night tournaments in the featherweight and lightweight divisions.
Bibiano Fernandes def. Toni Tauru by knockout (punches). Round 3, 1:02 – for bantamweight title
Tha Pyay Nyo def. Myo Man Thit by TKO (punches). Round 1, 0:56 – Myanmar featherweight tournament final
Thway Thit Aung def. Saw Ba Oo by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:25 – Myanmar lightweight tournament final
Jenny Huang def. Elena Pashnina by split decision
Myo Man Thit def. Min Htet Zaw by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:43 – Myanmar featherweight tournament semifinal
Tha Pyay Nyo def. Hlit Hlit Lay by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:54 – Myanmar featherweight tournament semifinal
Phoe Thaw def. Kyal Sin Htoo by TKO (cut). Round 1, 5:00 – Myanmar featherweight tournament alternate bout
Saw Ba Oo def. Dawna Aung by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:03 – Myanmar lightweight tournament semifinal
Thway Thit Aung def. Saw Thae Oo by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 0:52 – Myanmar lightweight tournament semifinal
Saw L Lay def. Saw Hla Doe by unanimous decision – Myanmar lightweight tournament alternate bout