On Friday, July 27, ONE Championship returned to the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Philippines, for ONE Championship: Reign of Kings.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s lightweight and featherweight titleholder, Martin Nguyen, battled Filipino fighter Kevin Belingon for the interim bantamweight title. Nguyen fell short in his previous quest to become a three-division champion, falling via decision to current champion Bibiano Fernandes.

Also on the card, Japanese veteran Shinya Aoki took on Shannon Wiratchai, and combat sports legends Renzo Gracie and Yuki Kondo locked horns.



The preliminary card action kicked off at 7 a.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter. The main card continued live on the ONE Championship App at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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