Team Lakay’s Honorio Banario, Lito Adiwang added to ONE: Century

Santino Honasan on Aug 26, 2019 11:28 AM
Team Lakay’s Banario, Adiwang added to ONE: Century
Team Lakay standouts Honorio Banario and Lito Adiwang have been added to ONE: Century in Tokyo, Japan this coming October 13th

The Philippines will be well-represented on ONE Championship’s upcoming 100th event, ONE: Century at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, October 13th. 

Headlining the Sunday evening card will be ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera of the Philippines moving down a weight class to challenge reigning and defending ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion “The Burmese” Python” Aung La N Sang of Myanmar.

In the co-headliner of that same card will be Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon of the Philippines challenging Brazilian legend Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes for the ONE Bantamweight World Championship. 

In the co-main event of the Sunday morning card, Danny “The King” Kingad of the Philippines will face former long-time UFC Flyweight World Champion Demetrious” Mighty Mouse” Johnson of the United States in the Finals of the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix. 

Also added to the massive event in Tokyo are a pair of standouts from Team Lakay. Joining Belingon and Kingad are former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario and the latest ONE Warrior Series contract winner Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang. 

Banario, who now competes at lightweight is looking to get back on track after back-to-back losses, but it won’t be an easy night for “The Rock” as he’s set to face former two-time ONE Lightweight World Champion and Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki on the Sunday evening card. 

Aoki is coming off a stunning second-round TKO loss to Christian Lee back in May. 

Making his official ONE Championship debut will be Adiwang, the newest Team Lakay member to make it to the ONE roster. 

The strawweight standout made a name for himself on ONE Warrior Series, picking up three impressive wins before finally being offered a spot on the main roster. 

Adiwang will meet Japanese veteran Senzo Ikeda on the Sunday morning card. 

 

ONE: Century will be available on multiple ABS-CBN platforms on October 13th! Stay tuned for more news in the coming days. 

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