Honorio Banario finished Eric Kelly in the fourth round of the main event at ONE FC 7: Return of Warriors, earning the first-ever featherweight title in the promotion.

The card took place from the Putra Indoor Stadium in Malaysia.

In other regional action, Legacy FC 17 went down, as Dan Hornbuckle earned a decision victory over Pete Spratt in the main event.

Jared Rosholt also scored a co-main event victory at the card, which took place from San Antonio, Texas.


Honorio Banario def. Eric Kelly via TKO at 1:01 of Round 4 for the inaugural featherweight title

Shinichi Kojima def. Rey Docyogen via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:47 of Round 2

Lowen Tynanes def. Vuyisile Colossa via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:37 of Round 3

Peter Davis def. Leo Krishna via TKO (doctor’s stoppage due to cut) at 2:01 of Round 1

Adam Kayoom def. Zuli Silawanto via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:41 of Round 1

Thanh Vu def. Ryan Diaz via TKO (punches) at 1:03 of Round 1 in the bantamweight grand-prix quarterfinal

Melvin Yeoh def. Raymond Tiew via submission (triangle choke) at 3:29 of Round 2 in the Malaysian featherweight tournament opening round

Jian Kai Chee def. A.J. Lias Mansor via unanimous decision in Malaysian featherweight tournament opening round

Saiful Merican def. Gianni Subba via submission (armbar) at 4:08 of Round 2

Jake Butler def. Antoni Romulo via TKO (strikes) at 2:36 of Round 1


Dan Hornbuckle def. Pete Spratt via unanimous decision

Jared Rosholt def. Richard Odoms via unanimous decision

Kevin Aguilar def. Nick Gonzalez via unanimous decision

Johnny Ray Rodriguez def. Johnny Rodriguez via submission (armbar) at 3:00 of Round 1

Patrick Ybarra def. Billy Buch via submission (armbar) at 1:29 of Round 1

Reynaldo Trujillo def. James King via TKO (strikes) at 1:16 of Round 1

Daniel Jolly def. Larry Hopkins via submission (rear-naked choke) of Round 1

Chris Lopez def. Melvin Jordan via unanimous decision

Jamal Emmers def. Ernest De La Cruz via unanimous decision

Marco Hernandez def. Cameron Martin via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:59 of Round 1