On Sunday night (early Sunday morning in North America), Singapore-based martial arts powerhouse ONE Championship debuted in the MMA hotbed of Tokyo, Japan with the aptly named ONE: A New Era card.
To celebrate this Tokyo debut, ONE Championship bolstered this card with some of the biggest names on its roster.
The card featured a whopping four title fights including some of the promotion’s most successful champions, the ONE Championship debuts of former UFC champs Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, as well as appearances from stars like Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex, Andy Souwer, Garry Tonon, Rodtang Jitmuangnon and Kairat Akhmetov.
Here are the results from this stacked ONE Championship card (refresh for updates):
ONE Championship: A New Era – Main Card
(c) Eduard Folayang VS Shinya Aoki (ONE Lightweight World Title)
Shinya Aoki submits Eduard Folayang via arm-triangle at 2:34 of round one to claim the ONE Lightweight World Championship
Aung La N Sang defeats Ken Hasegawa via TKO at 4:41 of round two to retain the ONE Middleweight World Championship
Bibiano Fernandes defeats Kevin Belingon by disqualification due to illegal strikes to the back of the head (ONE Bantamweight World Title)
Demetrious Johnson submits Yuya Wakamatsu via guillotine choke at 2:40 of round two (ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix quarter-final)
Timofey Nastyukhin defeats Eddie Alvarez via TKO at 4:05 of round one (ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix quarter-final)
Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex knocks out Andy Souwer at 51 seconds of round two (ONE Super Series kickboxing – 72-kilogram catch weight)
ONE Championship: A New Era -Preliminary Card
Danny Kingad defeats Senzo Ikeda via unanimous decision (ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix quarter-final)
Kairat Akhmetov defeats Reece McLaren via unanimous decision (ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix quarter-final)
Rodtang Jitmuangnon defeats Hakim Hamech via split decision (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – flyweight)
Joseph Lasiri defeats Hiroki Akimoto via majority decision (ONE Super Series kickboxing – flyweight)
Mei Yamaguchi submits Kseniya Lachkova via armbar at 3:18 of round three (mixed martial arts – women’s atomweight)
Garry Tonon defeats Anthony Engelen via TKO at 4:12 of round one (mixed martial arts – featherweight)
Panicos Yusuf defeats Mohammed Bin Mahmoud via unanimous decision (ONE Super Series Muay Thai – bantamweight)
Yoon Chang Min defeats Bala Shetty via rear-naked choke at 4:16 of round one (mixed martial arts – lightweight)
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