Koji Oishi vs Honorio Banario Set For ONE FC 13: Moment of Truth
Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.24.2013
A featherweight title fight...
MMA Junkie reports that a featherweight title fight and rematch between champion Koji Oishi (24-9-10) and former champion Honorio Banario (8-2) has been set for ONE FC 13: Moment of Truth. The event takes place on December 6 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines. It steams in North America as an online PPV.
ONE FC CEO Victor Cui said: "We know that the fans have been eagerly hoping for a rematch between ONE FC world champion Koji Oishi and Honorio Banari, and we are delivering what they want. This is a must-see rematch for every MMA fan on the planet."
The two first fought at ONE FC 9 in May in the same location. Oishi won the belt with a second round TKO, overcoming some dominance by Banario in the early part of the fight. This is the first fight for both fighters since that encounter.
Other fights include lightweight Eduard Folayang (12-4), flyweight Geje Eustaquio (4-2) and former boxer Jujeath Nagaowa (0-0). Opponents have yet to be named.
Here is the card so far:
Champ Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario - for featherweight title