On Friday, April 20, ONE Championship hosted its first combined MMA and kickboxing event, dubbed Heroes of Honor, from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.
The card was headlined by a bantamweight match-up between Filipino fighter Kevin Belingon and American Andrew Leone.
The MMA portion of the event featured notables such as Honorio Banario, Adrian Pang, Marat Gafurov and Masakazu Imanari.
In the ONE Super Series portion of the event, one of kickboxing’s pound-for-pound greats, Giorgio Petrosyan, clashed with Jo Nattawut. Other notables included Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Fabio Pinca, Cosmo Alexandre, Brad Riddell and Regian Eersel.
The action kicked off with a live preliminary-card stream at 7 a.m. ET on the promotion’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The main card followed at 8:30 a.m. ET on the promotion’s YouTube page.
Kevin Belingon def. Andrew Leone by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 1:27
Kickboxing: Giorgio Petrosyan def. Jo Nattawut by unanimous decision
Honorio Banario def. Adrian Pang by split decision
Muay Thai: Nong-O Gaiyanghadao def. Fabio Pinca by unanimous decision
Marat Gafurov def. Emilio Urrutia by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 2:34
Dae Hwan Kim def. Masakazu Imanari by unanimous decision
Muay Thai: Cosmo Alexandre def. Elliot Compton by knockout (knee to the body). Round 2, 2:41
Akihiro Fujisawa def. Kaji Ebin by submission (shoulder injury). Round 1, 1:48
Kickboxing: Regian Eersel def. Brad Riddell by unanimous decision
Gina Iniong def. Jenny Huang by unanimous decision
Adrian Matheis def. Ming Qiang Lan by unanimous decision
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