ONE FC 23: Bibiano Fernandes Defends Bantamweight Title, Bradon Vera Scores KO Win
By FCF Staff
Bibiano Fernandes extended his run as ONE FC’s bantamweight champ, as the highly regarded fighter tapped out Dae Hwan Kim with a second round, rear-naked-choke today in Manila.
With the win, Fernandes has won nine straight bouts and carries a record of 17-3.
ONE FC 23 also featured Brandon Vera’s promotional debut, and the UFC vet knocked out Igor Subora in the opening round.
The card also featured James McSweeney taking on Roger Gracie, and the latter earned a third round, stoppage victory.
Here are the complete results for ONE FC 23.
ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship
Bibiano Fernandes defeats Dae Hwan Kim by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:16, R2
Brandon Vera defeats Igor Subora by Knockout (punches and kicks) at 3:54, R1
Timofey Nastyukhin defeats Eduard Folayang by Knockout at 3:11, R1
Roger Gracie defeats James McSweeney by TKO (Strikes) at 3:15, R3
Kevin Belingon defeats Koetsu Okazaki by Unanimous Decision
Herbert Burns defeats Honorio Banario by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 3:59, R1
Light Heavyweight bout: Jake Butler defeats Sylvain Potard by Unanimous Decision
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke defeats Rene Catalan by Knockout at 2:30, R1
Ana Julaton defeats Walaa Abas by Unanimous Decision
Jujeath Nagaowa defeats Tharoth Sam by TKO (Strikes) at 3:34, R2