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Eric Kelly-Honorio Banario To Meet For ONE FC Featherweight Title

ONE Fighting Championship CEO Victor Cui confirmed with recently that the first featherweight champion will be crowned at ONE FC 7: Return of Warriors on February 2.

Eric Kelly (9-0) and Honorio Banario (7-1) will meet for the ONE FC featherweight title. The bout will serve as the main event from the Stadium Putra in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

“They’re really the top-two contenders right now,” Cui said. “The fans out here in Asia have been asking for that fight for a long time and I think they both deserve a title shot.”

The two were originally scheduled to meet this past October, but the bout was called off. No reason was ever given.