Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Belingon vs Fernandes?
Kevin Belingon beat Bibiano Fernandes by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of ONE Championship – Heart of the Lion, on Friday 9th November 2018 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kevin Belingon.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the One Championship bantamweight championship.
Belingon vs Fernandes stats
Kevin Belingon stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Bibiano Fernandes made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Belingon had a massive power advantage over Fernandes, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over Fernandes' 9%.
Kevin Belingon was the younger man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Fernandes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Belingon.
Belingon was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 8 months later than Fernandes, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 59 to Fernandes' 72.
Belingon's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.