Demetrious Johnson wins debut, Eddie Alvarez gets KO’d in ONE ‘A New Era’ Highlights

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ONE Championship Fight Highlights - Demetrious Johnson
ONE Championship Fight Highlights - Demetrious Johnson

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ONE: A New Era launched many exciting facets to ONE Championship's evolving strategy. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was impressive in his debut victory, while fellow former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez was knocked out in his promotional debut. Japanese MMA pioneer Shinya Aoki returned to champion status, as ONE Championship made its Japanese debut in Tokyo on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

ONE Championship has inked several top stars from the North American fight scene, as Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, and Vitor Belfort are expected to help the promotion's efforts as it intends to reach out from its Southeast Asian roots in Singapore to fans across the globe.

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ONE: A New Era Official Results

  • ONE Lightweight World Championship bout: Shinya Aoki defeats Eduard Folayang by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 2:34 minutes of round 1

  • ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship bout: Xiong Jing Nan defeats Angela Lee by TKO (Strikes) at 1:37 minutes of round 5

  • ONE Middleweight World Championship bout: Aung La N Sang defeats Ken Hasegawa by TKO (Strikes) at 4:41 minutes of round 2

  • ONE Bantamweight World Championship bout: Bibiano Fernandes defeats Kevin Belingon by Disqualification (DQ)

  • ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Quarter-final bout: Demetrious Johnson defeats Yuya Wakamatsu by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:40 minutes of round 2

  • ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Quarter-final bout: Timofey Nastyukhin defeats Eddie Alvarez by TKO (Strikes) at 4:05 minutes of round 1

  • ONE Super Series Kickboxing Catch Weight bout (72.0kg): Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex defeats Andy Souwer by Knockout (KO) at 0:51 minutes of round 2

  • ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Quarter-final bout: Danny Kingad defeats Senzo Ikeda by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds

  • ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Quarter-final bout: Kairat Akhmetov defeats Reece McLaren by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds

  • ONE Super Series Flyweight Muay Thai bout: Rodtang Jitmuangnon defeats Hakim Hamech by Split Decision (SD) after 3 rounds

  • ONE Super Series Flyweight Kickboxing bout: Joseph Lasiri defeats Hiroki Akimoto by Majority Decision (MD) after 3 rounds

  • Women’s Atomweight bout: Mei Yamaguchi defeats Kseniya Lachkova by Submission (Armbar) at 3:18 minutes of round #3

  • Featherweight bout: Garry Tonon defeats Anthony Engelen by TKO (Strikes) at 4:12 minutes of round 1

  • ONE Super Series Bantamweight Muay Thai bout: Panicos Yusuf defeats Mohammed Bin Mahmoud by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds

  • Lightweight bout: Yoon Chang Min defeats Bala Shetty by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:16 minutes of round 1

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