Mixed Martial Arts

Brazil vs China: Yuri Simões, Fan Rong fight at ‘ONE: Inside the Matrix 3’ in Singapore


Yuri Simões, 30, of Ilha de Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil fought “King Kong Warrior” Fan Rong, 26, of Harbin, China at “ONE: Inside the Matrix III.” ONE Championship taped the mixed martial arts event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore before airing it on November 13, 2020.

Simões stands 183cm and trains at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, California, United States. Rong, who is 2cm taller, trains at Longyun MMA in Harbin.

Five MMA fights were on the “ONE: Inside the Matrix III” fight card. Four Asian countries were represented namely China, Japan, the Philippines and South Korea.

In the second bout of the evening, Simões and Rong battled it out in the middleweight division. Here are the details:

  • REFEREE: Mohamad Sulaiman
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision
  • TIME AND ROUND: 5:00 of Round 3
ONE Championship belts

ONE Championship belts


    1. Brazil: John Lineker, Yuri Simoes
    2. China: Fan Rong
    3. Japan: Hiroyuki Tetsuka, Hiroba Minowa
    4. Philippines: Kevin Belingon, Geje Eustaquio, Lito Adiwang
    5. Russia: Murad Ramazanov
    6. South Korea: Song Min Jong

Professional MMA record after “ONE: Inside the Matrix III”

Yuri Simões Fan Rong
WIN 0 12
LOSS 1 2
DRAW 0 0


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