Representing Team Lakay, Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon of the Philippines had his face-off with Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes of Brazil on November 7, 2018. Along with ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong, the ONE Interim Bantamweight World Champion went face-to-face with the ONE Bantamweight World Champion led the panel during the official “ONE: Heart of the Lion” press conference at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore.
“I trained very hard for the match this coming Friday,” Belingon said. “I’ve waited for a long time to face Bibiano Fernandes again.”
Belingon is representing Team Lakay, which is based in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The team currently has three reigning ONE Championship champions.
“I am 100 percent ready and confident,” Belingon claimed. “I will do my best to win this time. Be there to support us on November 9.”
ONE Championship announced a World Grand Prix for the flyweight and lightweight divisions during the “ONE: Heart of the Lion” press conference. Also in attendance were co-main event participants, Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore and Kazuki Tokudome of Japan, as well as newly-signed ONE Championship athletes Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and “The Underground King” Eddie Alvarez.
The “ONE: Heart of the Lion” fight night will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 9, 2018. Here is the complete fight card:
- MMA featherweight: Anthony Engelen (Netherlands) vs Meas Meul (Cambodia)
- MMA bantamweight: Hisyam Samsudin (Malaysia) vs Xie Bin (China)
- MMA bantamweight: Muhammad Aiman (Malaysia) vs Shuya Kamikubo (Japan)
- ONE Super Series sanda featherweight: Shahzaib Rindh (Pakistan) vs Feng Lei (China)
- MMA lightweight: Adrian Pang (Australia) vs Kota Shimoishi (Japan)
- ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Panicos Yusuf (Cyprus) vs Muangthai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym (Thailand)
- ONE Super Series Muay Thai featherweight: George Mann (United Kingdom) vs Smokin’ Jo Nattawut (Thailand)
- MMA featherweight: Garry Tonon (United States) vs Sung Jong Lee (South Korea)
- ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Andrew Miller (United Kingdom) vs Yodlekpet T-Ded 99 (Thailand)
- MMA strawweight: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (Thailand) vs Himanshu Kaushik (India)
- MMA strawweight: Tiffany Teo (Singapore) vs Michelle Nicolini (Brazil)
- ONE Super Series kickboxing catchweight 71 kg: Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy) vs Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy (Thailand)
- MMA catchweight (73 kg): Christian Lee (Singapore) vs Kazuki Tokudome (Japan)
- ONE Bantamweight World Championship: Bibiano Fernandes (Brazil) vs Kevin Belingon (Philippines)
- Featherweight MMA: Abro Fernandes (Indonesia) vs Chan Rothana (Cambodia)
- Strawweight MMA: Alex Silva (Brazil) Pongsiri Mitsatit (Thailand)
- ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship: Xiong Jing Nan (China) vs Angela Lee (Singapore)
Ticket information for ONE: HEART OF THE LION is available at www.onefc.com.