ONE FC 3: “War of the Lions” took place this Saturday in Singapore with the fast-rising Zorobabel Moreira (6-1) finishing off a night of submissions with one of his own, defeating Felipe Enomoto by armbar in the third round. Former Pride and Strikeforce fighter Tatsuya Kawajiri (31-7 MMA, 0-1 SF) continued his dominance at 145 with a first-round submission victory over Donald Sanchez.
Melvin Manhoef’s One FC debut came to an abrupt end after the aggressive and powerful striker suffered a gash on his shin that caused his fight with Yoshiyuki Nakanishi to be ruled a “No Contest.”
One FC 3: “War of the Lions” proved to be an event full of exciting finishes, with 7 of the 11 bouts ending by way of submission. The fledgling Asian promotion is well on it’s way following such a successful event in only their third production.
ONE FC 3 quick results:
- Zorobabel Moreira def. Felipe Enomoto by submission (armbar) Rd 3 (1:04)
- Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Donald Sanchez by submission (triangle choke) Rd 1 (3:27)
- Ole Laursen vs. Eduard Folayang by split decision
- Fabricio Monteiro def. Yuya Shirai by unanimous decision
- Melvin Manhoef vs. Yoshiyuki Nakanishi ruled a “No Contest” (Manhoef’s injured shin)
- Eddie Ng def. Jian Kai Chee by TKO (strikes) Rd 1 (0:43)
- Masakazu Imanari def. Kevin Belingon by submission (heel hook) Rd 1 (1:18)
- Nicole Chua def. Jeet Toshi by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (2:07)
- Quek Kim Hock def. Major Overall by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2 (3:18)
- Jiang Long Yun def. Yodsanan Sityodtong by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (4:28)
- Danny van Bergen def. Richie Whitson by submission (armbar) Rd 1 (3:41)