ONE Championship returned home on Friday, Nov. 9, for ONE Championship: Heart of the Lion from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.

The night’s main event featured a battle of bantamweight champions. Long-reigning ONE kingpin Bibiano Fernandes stepped back into the cage with interim titleholder Kevin Belingon. In their first meeting, Fernandes was able to submit Belingon in the first round at ONE Championship: Dynasty of Champions in early 2016.

Also on the card, Giorgio Petrosyan, one of the world’s best kickboxers, took on former Lumpinee stadium champion Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy, top grappler Gary Tonon returned against South Korea’s Sung Jong Le, and lightweight prospect Christian Lee met former UFC fighter Kazuki Tokudome on short notice. Also, elite Muay Thai fighter Muangthai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym made his promotional debut against Panicos Yusuf.

ONE’s latest offering included seven preliminary-card bouts streaming live on the promotion’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The seven-fight main card aired live on the ONE Championship app.

Kevin Belingon def. Bibiano Fernandes by split decision – bantamweight title unification bout
Christian Lee def. Kazuki Tokudome by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:07
Kickboxing: Giorgio Petrosyan def. Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy by unanimous decision
Tiffany Teo def. Michelle Nicolini by unanimous decision
Adrian Pang def. Kota Shimoishi by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 1, 5:00
Muay Thai: Jo Nattawut def. George Mann by unanimous decision
Muay Thai: Alaverdi Ramazanov def. Andrew Miller by knockout. Round 1, 0:57
Garry Tonon def. Sung Jong Lee by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 2:04
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke def. Himanshu Kaushik by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:45
Muay Thai: Muangthai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym def. Panicos Yusuf by unanimous decision
Shuya Kamikubo def. Muhammad Aiman by unanimous decision
Xie Bin def. Hisyam Samsudin by submission (D’arce choke). Round 1, 3:19
Anthony Engelen def. Meas Meul by knockout. Round 1, 0:39

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