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Kevin Belingon yields ONE bantamweight belt after getting disqualified

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:59 PM March 31, 2019

TOKYO, Japan–Kevin Belingon was the latest from Team Lakay to yield his ONE Championship world title.

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Belingon on Sunday yielded the bantamweight belt back to Bibiano Fernandes after getting disqualified in the third round of their trilogy in ONE: A New Era at Ryogoku Kokugikan here.

Belingon was issued with a red card due to illegal blows to the back of Fernandes’ head.

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With the unfortunate result, the two rivals could be headed for a fourth meeting.

The loss leaves Eduard Folayang as the only ONE champion for Team Lakay after the famed Baguio-based stable began the year with four world champions.

Folayang defends his lightweight crown later in the evening against Shinya Aoki in the main event.

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