Today’s (Sun., March 31, 2019) ONE Championship: A New Era from Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan, delivered some of everything in the promotion’s biggest-ever show.
First, it featured the debuts of former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. ‘Mighty Mouse’ submitted Yuya Wakamatsu for an impressive ONE debut. Alvarez wasn’t as lucky, as he was knocked out by Timofey Nastyukhin.
The card also featured many of the promotion’s homegrown stars as well. Bibiano Fernandes regained the bantamweight title from Kevin Belingon in a controversial disqualification, and Aung La N Sang continued his dominance over Ken Hasegawa. Strawweight champ Jingnan Xiong battered Angela Lee in a war, and finally, Shinya Aoki submitted Eduard Folayang to become champ in the main event.
There’s a lot to discuss following the historic event so join us for the post-fight press conference streaming live here: