Over the past 11 years, ONE Championship has wowed fans with unforgettable fights, and in just a few months, The Home Of Martial Arts will enter a new arena.
On 18 March, ONE will launch “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” a reality TV show that features 16 candidates competing to win a one-year, USD$250,000 contract to work directly under ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong.
The 16 candidates hail from 11 nations across the world:
Lara Pearl Alvarez, Philippines
Alvin Ang, Singapore
Irina Chadsey, Russia
Eugene Chung, United States
Teirra Kamolvattanavith, Thailand
Joy Koh, Singapore
Monica Millington, United States
Paulina Purnomowati, Indonesia
Jessica Ramella, Venezuela
Niraj Puran Rao, India
Nazee Sajedi, United States
Louie Sangalang, Philippines
Sho Takei, Japan
Clinton Tudor, New Zealand
Roman Wilson, United States
Kexin Ye, Germany
The show will premiere on AXN, but it will also air on partner networks in Singapore (MediaCorp), Indonesia (KompasTV), Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines (TV5 Network), Taiwan, Thailand (Amarin TV; LINE TV), Cambodia, Myanmar, Japan (Abema), and Vietnam (HTV).
The debut in March will be followed by a global launch in June 2021.
Previously confirmed guest CEOs joining “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” include Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, Grab CEO Anthony Tan, Zilingo CEO Ankiti Bose, Catcha Group CEO Patrick Grove, Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson, and Everise CEO Sudhir Agarwal.
Pushing the candidates in the physical challenges will be martial arts legends Georges “Rush” St-Pierre and Renzo Gracie, former ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben “Funky” Askren, ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee, ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, Indian Wrestling Champion Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat, Karate World Champion “Super” Sage Northcutt, and ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan.
More information on “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” – including how to watch – can be found here: https://www.onefc.com/TheApprentice/.
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