ONE Championship Announces Bibiano Fernandes to Defend Title Against Toni Tauru
By FCF Staff
ONE Championship has announced that Bibiano Fernandes will defend the promotion’s bantamweight title against Toni Tauru on July 18th. The fight will headline “Kingdom of Warriors”, which will be hostd by the Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.
Fernandes (17-3) has yet to compete in 2015, as the renowned fighter hasn’t fought since last December, when he decisioned Dae Hwan Kim. The Brazilian is riding a nine fight winning streak.
Tauru (10-1-1), meanwhile, will head to the promotion having won ten fights in a row. The Finnish bantamweight is coming off a submission win over Cory Tait in September, while fighting for Cage Warriors, where he is champion.
ONE Championship’s next event will take place June 20th in Guangzhou, China.