ONE FC: Rise to Power will take place May 31 from Manila. Two fights were announced, including the main event.
In the headliner, Honorio Banario will defend his featherweight title against Koiji Oishi. Also, DREAM bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes will face Koetsu Okazaki for the vacant ONE FC title.
“ONE FC will be back in the fight capital of Asia on 31 May with a stacked fight card that is sure to get the adrenaline pumping for the passionate Filipino fight fans,” remarked ONE FC CEO Victor Cui in a press release. “This event could possibly be the largest in ONE FC’s history and features the top names in MMA, headlined by ONE FC Featherweight World Champion Honorio Banario. Of course, having one of the greatest fighters on earth fighting on this card in Manila is sure to be a special night for MMA. Bibiano Fernandes always brings his best when he steps into the cage. Close to 20,000 fans will pack out the SM Mall of Asia Arena to witness the greatest sporting spectacle in the world.”
The card is expected to be available for online streaming in North America.