Visit us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussions, rounds and singles as ONE Championship: A New Era Begins in Tokyo, Japan.
Former UFC champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will release their ONE debuts on this main map. Also with the billing four titles are to the selection. Eduard Folayang and Shinya Aoki fight for the lightweight belt in the main event rematch. To become a two-division champion, ONE champion Angela Lee challenges Jingnan Xiong for her straw belt. Before that, the two-chamber champion Aung La Nsang defended his middleweight crown in a rematch against Ken Hasegawa. Kevin Belingon wants to defend his bantamweight belt with ex-champion Bibiano Fernandes. The main card will be a kickboxing rematch between legends Andy Souwer and Yodsanklai Iwe.
ONE Championship: A new era takes place this Sunday, March 31
- Eduard Folayang vs. Shinya Aoki 2: Lightweight Title
- Jingnan Xiong vs. Angela Lee: (W) Straw Weight Title
- Aung La Nsang vs. Ken Hasegawa: Middleweight Title
- Kevin Belingon vs. Bibiano Fernandes: Title Bantamweight
- Demetrious Johnson vs. Yuya Wakamatsu: Quarterfinals of the World Grand Prix in the World's Aviation Weight
Right performance for Wakamatsu. DJ closes the distance and enters the clinch. Short knees score for DJ. They break apart. Head Kick lands partly for DJ. Cross Connections followed by a takedown attempt for DJ. Wakamatsu pulls apart, but the DJ hangs. Wakamatsu stuffs and lands up. DJ gets up. Only the head butt for Wakamatsu is missing. Body cross to knee to the body scores for DJ. Wakamatsu returns one knee to the cage. Inside leg kick hit the target for DJ. Right upper section to the left Hook briefly sends the DJ back. DJ blows up a double leg and goes to the side control. Wakamatsu explodes to his feet.
DJ throws a leg kick and Wakamatsu lands hard in the cross. Wakamatsu gets aggressive, but the DJ gets a double leg. Wakamatsu gets up, but DJ takes his back. The DJ attacks the choke and uses it to fully unfold. DJ opts for lateral control. Left elbow connects to DJ. A pair of knees on the head scores for DJ before imprisoning a guillotine. DJ cranks and Wakamatsu taps!
Demetrious Johnson def. Yuya Wakamatsu by submission (guillotine) at 2:40 of the 2nd round
- Eddie Alvarez v Timofey Nastyukhin: Quarterfinals of the Lightweight Grand Prix
– 1st round
They touch gloves. Headbutt blocked by Alvarez. Cross countries for Nastyukhin. Headbutt missing, but leg bump for Nastyukhin. Right-handers are missing for Alvarez. Cross Hook is missing for Nastyukhin. and again. Cross connects to Alvarez. Alvarez knows Alvarez is kicking. A left header missed, then a right for Nastyukhin. Left Hook Trailer Nastyukhin. Up-kick for Alvarez. Body Cross strike for Alvarez. Left-right-left-hook wobbles Alvarez! Nastyukhin whispers. Right-Left-Right connects again. Alvarez rolls himself together. Another right lands for Nastyukhin and Alvarez Drop! A single flak lands for Nastyukhin and the referee enters. WHOA !!!
Timofey Nastyukhin def. TKO's Eddie Alvarez at 4:05 in Round 1
- Andy Souwer Vs. Yodsanklai Iwe (Kickbox Fight)
Right Sows Souwer! Souwer meets the count. Inner leg distance from Souwer. Yodsanklai misses with another right hand. One or two outside goals for Souwer. Left hand to the right hook connects to Yodsanklai. Souwer films a jab and lands outside the leg. Yodsanklai accidentally tilts Souwer into the cup. The body kick of Yodsanklai is blocked. Yodsanklai flashed with changing hands.
Yodsanklai drops Souwer with a jab, but the referee does not enter before Souwer resigns. Souwer ends up inside and outside the leg. Yodsanklai drops Souwer again with a left and right combo. Souwer counts and the fight continues. The right hand lands for Souwer. Yodsanklai answers with a stiff right hand, which Souwer enters again. Souwer only misses the counting process.
Yodsanklai Iwe def. Andy Souwer of KO at: 51 of Round 2
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