ONE bantamweight champion Fabricio Andrade steps out of his comfort zone at ONE Fight Night 16 as he crosses codes to kickboxing to challenge for the vacant ONE bantamweight kickboxing title on Friday, November 3, and he's convinced he has the skillset to upset another of the promotion's decorated striking champions.
Even when two-division ONE world champion Anatoly Malykhin isn't in camp, he still keeps a keen eye on the ongoing developments in ONE Championship.
It took two fights to finally produce a definitive result, but Fabricio “Wonder Boy” Andrade captured the ONE bantamweight title after an all-action scrap went all the way to the start of the final round at ONE Fight Night 7 in Bangkok.
Former ONE bantamweight world champion John “Hands of Stone” Lineker and No.1 contender Fabricio “Wonder Boy” Andrade are set for their sequel this Friday, February 24, and given the history between the two men, it’s clear that the division isn’t big enough for the both of them.
Fabricio Andrade confident ahead of John Lineker rematch at ONE Fight Night 7: ‘He knows I’m better than him’
Fabricio “Wonder Boy” Andrade came agonizingly close to winning the bantamweight crown at ONE Fight Night 3 last October, but later this month, he will have a second chance to capture the gold.
The main event of ONE on Prime Video 3 ended in an anti-climax as the championship clash between John Lineker and Fabricio Andrade ended in a no contest.
ONE Championship heads back on the road for its first Prime Video event outside of their Singapore home as the ONE circle heads to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur for ONE on Prime Video 3 on October 31.
Brazil's Fabricio Andrade continued his perfect run under the ONE Championship banner as he finished South Korean contender Kwon Won Il in the first round, then called out ONE bantamweight champion John Lineker.