ONE championship has announced the next title defense for bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes. He will put the belt on the line against Reece McLaren at “Age of Domination” which takes place Dec. 2 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Manila, Philippines.
Fernandes joined ONE in 2012 and has gone undefeated in the promotion. He captured the interim bantamweight title in his second fight of the promotion over Koetsu Okazaki and then bested Soo Chul Kim for the full version of the belt. Since then, Fernandes has successfully defended the belt against Masakatsu Ueda, Dae Hwan Kim, Toni Tauru and Kevin Belingon. Prior to joining ONE, he held both the Dream featherweight and bantamweight titles. Fernandes holds victories over Antonio Banuelos, Yoshiro Maeda, Hiroyuki Takaya, Masakazu Imanari and Joe Warren.
McLaren has gone 2-0 in ONE. In his promotional debut, he scored a third-round submission over Mark Striegl. He returned last April and bested Muin Gafurov via decision. The Australian holds a 9-3 record as a professional.
In the main event of “Age of Domination” heavyweight champion Brandon Vera will defend his title against two-time ADCC veteran Hideki Sekine.