Fernandes’ Five Year Run Ends At Heart Of The Lion

ONE Championship capped off one of the biggest months in company history with their Heart of the Lion event on Friday from Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Bibiano Fernandes’ five-year reign as ONE bantamweight champion ended in a decision loss to interim bantamweight titlist Kevin Belingon, as the interim champion would get revenge for a first-round submission loss two-years prior.

Belingon would be able to avoid staying on the ground and find a way to drop Fernades in the fourth round, as both men would battle back and forth for control at Singapore Indoor Stadium, yet two of the three judges would give Belingnon the nod and end Fernandes’ five-year run as ONE bantamweight champion.

Check the complete ONE Championship: Heart of the Lion results below.

Kevin Belingon def. Bibiano Fernandes via split decision
Christian Lee def. Kazuki Tokudome via TKO at 3:07 of R1
Tiffany Teo def. Michelle Nicolini via unanimous decision
Adrian Pang def. Kota Shimoishi via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of R1
Garry Tonon def. Sung Jong Lee via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:04 of R2
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke def. Himanshu Kaushik via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:45 of R2
Shuya Kamikubo def. Muhammad Aiman via unanimous decision
Xie Bin def. Hisyam Samsudin via submission (d’arce choke) at 3:19 of R1
Anthony Engelen def. Meas Meu via KO at 0:39 of R1 (watch here)

Giorgio Petrosyan def. Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy via unanimous decision

Muay Thai:
Smokin’ Jo Nattawut def. George Mann via unanimous decision
Alaverdi Ramazanov def. Andrew Miller via knockout at 0:57 of R1
Muangthai P.K. Saenchaimuaythaigym def. Panicos Yusuf via unanimous decision

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