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Tuesday, 06/26/2012, 11:26 pm

After Failing To Agree Terms With UFC Bibiano Fernandes Signs With One FC


By Jamie McAllister

Bibiano Fernandes signs with One FC. 

After Dream went bust the UFC had announced that verbal agreements were in place with Fernandes and a potential debut at UFC 149 was even talked about. Then a few days later the Brazilian was off the card firstly reported that it was due to injury then Fernandes released a statement saying he was not really injured he just never signed.

Fernandes stated that they could not agree a deal and it was reported that he had a better offer on the table from the Asian promotion One FC.

Now today it's official he has signed with One FC and is set to make his debut at the One FC Manilla show scheduled for August.

Fernandes has an overall record of (11-3) and is the highest ranking Bantamweight outside Zuffa.

No news of an opponent for Fenandes as of yet however the One FC 5 card is shaping up well with Shinya Aoki set to headline.

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2 Responses to “After Failing To Agree Terms With UFC Bibiano Fernandes Signs With One FC”

  1. dogfart says:

    one FC will be dead within 2 years same as every other Jap organisation since pride

  2. NoahPlata says:

    Even if OneFC offered him more on the contract Fernandes could earn so much more bonus money in the UFC.


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