Reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera is ready to face his toughest challenge in ONE Championship so far. The 43-year-old mixed martial arts veteran returns to the Circle for the first time since suffering a second-round TKO loss to Aung La N Sang at light heavyweight in October 2019. This time, Vera … Continue reading "Brandon Vera Breaks Down Arjan Bhullar’s Game Plan Ahead of Heavyweight Title Defense"
When Indian wrestling champion and rising heavyweight star Arjan “Singh” Bhullar came to ONE Championship in 2019, he had one goal on his mind, and that was to earn the right to challenge reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera for the belt. After spending the past year building up to this world … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar: I’ve Been Ready for Brandon Vera for a Long Time"
Top ONE Championship heavyweight talent and former UFC veteran Arjan “Singh” Bhullar is just days away from the biggest fight of his professional career. The 34-year-old Indian mixed martial arts star will soon challenge for the ONE World Title at the previously recorded ONE: DANGAL on Saturday, 15 May, where he takes on reigning ONE … Continue reading "‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ – Arjan Bhullar Stresses the Importance of Teamwork for Success"
“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” returned on Thursday, 6 May, with Episode 8. Eight candidates remained as the competition intensified. After arguably the most grueling physical task so far and the first sales challenge of the season, another elimination takes place in the boardroom. Physical Challenge: Emergency Escape Simulation Exercise MMA legend and ONE Championship … Continue reading "Candidates Fight for Survival on Episode 8 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Arjan “Singh” Bhullar will have the weight of a nation on his shoulders come Saturday, 15 May. That evening, the Indian wrestling star will challenge ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera for the strap at the previously recorded ONE: DANGAL. If he topples the Filipino-American – who’s been unbeatable at heavyweight in ONE Championship – “Singh” will become … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar Predicts Finish Of Heavyweight World Champ Brandon Vera"
Arjan “Singh” Bhullar has had his eyes on the ONE Heavyweight World Title since joining ONE Championship in 2019. Come 15 May, he’ll finally get his shot to claim the gold. Bhullar is set to face reigning heavyweight king Brandon “The Truth” Vera in the main event of ONE: DANGAL, where the latter will try to protect … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar On World Title Challenge Of Vera: “Insight” Will Make All The Difference"
We are just past the midway point in the inaugural season of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” and the competition is getting more intense by the week. However, only one of the remaining candidates will make it through to the end. At stake is a US $250,000 job offer to work directly for ONE Championship … Continue reading "Amir Khan Details What it Will Take to Win ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Questions were raised to the strategic approach Louie Sangalang has taken in the first seven episodes of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. And surely, the other candidates have taken notice, especially with the moves the Filipino did in the latest episode. First, Sangalang, a trained mixed martial artist in his own right, baffled the field … Continue reading "Louie Sangalang Cruises Through First Half of Competition, Bolsters Chance at ‘The Apprentice’ Title"
Episode 8 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” airs on Thursday, 6 May, and the competition comes down to the wire. With only eight candidates remaining, drama turns fierce as alliances take shape and conflicts begin to heat up. This week, candidates are joined by mixed martial arts legend and ONE Championship Vice President, Rich … Continue reading "Candidates Face Toughest Physical Task Yet on Episode 8 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
We’re more than halfway through “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” and the pool of global candidates is thinning out. Only seven of the original 16 people vying for the one-year, US$250,000 contract to work under ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong as the company’s Chief of Staff remain in the competition. Here, we recap what went down on … Continue reading "‘Apprentice’ Episode 7 Recap: Eugene Goes Home"
The finale of ONE Championship’s “ONE on TNT” event series capped off an epic April for the organization and martial arts fans around the world. At “ONE on TNT IV” on Thursday, 29 April, ONE’s reigning middleweight king became a two-division titleholder and the newly minted #5-ranked lightweight contender held down his spot in the … Continue reading "Reinier De Ridder Strikes Again, Ok Rae Yoon Defeats A Legend At ‘ONE On TNT IV’"
ONE Middleweight World Champion Reinier “The Dutch Knight” de Ridder wasn’t expecting to compete this week against ONE Lightweight World Champion Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang, but after Vitaly Bigdash withdrew from the “ONE on TNT IV” main event, De Ridder found himself on a plane heading to Singapore. “I was on the beach with … Continue reading "Reinier De Ridder Says He’s ‘Fitter And Stronger Than Ever’ For Rematch With Aung La N Sang"
Episode 7 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” airs on Thursday, 29 April. The drama continues to intensify as the competition comes down to the wire. Nine candidates remain, all of whom are vying for the coveted spot as ONE Championship Chief of Staff, and a US $250,000 job offer to work as ONE Championship … Continue reading "Candidates Enter the Cage with Superstar Ritu Phogat and Xiong Jing Nan on Episode 7 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Just a few weeks ago, former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang was preparing for an entirely different opponent than the man who will stand across the Circle from him this Thursday, 29 April, at “ONE on TNT IV.” Folayang was supposed to take on Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama, but the Japanese-Korean star pulled out of the contest due to injury. Now, “Landslide” … Continue reading "Folayang: Beating Aoki Would Be A ‘Big Thing For My Legacy’"
ONE Championship’s “ONE on TNT” event series on American prime time has been entertaining to watch. And with three exciting shows in the rear-view mirror, it’s clear the promotion is intent on offering a unique experience to martial arts fans in the United States. Next, “ONE on TNT IV” is set to deliver another incredible … Continue reading "5 Reasons Fans Should Watch ‘ONE on TNT IV’"
Multiple-time former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang knows what he needs to do when he meets fellow former lightweight king Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki in the Circle this week. Folayang and Aoki square off in an all-important rubber match to break their 1-1 series tie, effectively settling their years-long rivalry once and for … Continue reading "Eduard Folayang Wants to Avoid Going to the Ground With Shinya Aoki"
Filipina-American striking sensation Jackie Buntan emerged as a rising star following her impressive ONE Super Series debut against the highly regarded Wondergirl Fairtex in February. She returns this week against another tough opponent in Ekaterina “Barbie” Vandaryeva. Buntan and Vandaryeva square off in a strawweight Muay Thai contest at “ONE on TNT IV,” which broadcasts … Continue reading "Jackie Buntan Breaks Down Upcoming Fight Against Ekaterina Vandaryeva"
ONE Light Heavyweight World Champion Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang was looking forward to his trilogy clash with Vitaly Bigdash at “ONE on TNT IV” this Thursday, 29 April, but plans have changed for the former two-sport ONE World Champion. Now, the Burmese athlete will take on another former foe and reigning ONE Middleweight World … Continue reading "Reinier De Ridder Steps Up To Face Aung La N Sang At ‘ONE on TNT IV’"
Just a few days ago, ONE Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee delivered a healthy baby girl, making her and husband Bruno “Puccibull” Pucci a pair of new and happy parents. Ava Marie Pucci came into the world on 16 April, weighing 6 pounds and 9.5 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. “Happy Birthday my sweet daughter,” Lee wrote on … Continue reading "Angela Lee, Bruno Pucci Celebrate Healthy Baby Girl"
In ONE Championship’s third installment of the “ONE on TNT” event series, John “Hands of Stone” Lineker solidified his #1 spot in the bantamweight rankings, and Yuya “Little Piranha” Wakamatsu retained his #4 spot in the flyweight rankings. In the main event of “ONE on TNT III,” Lineker stopped American wrestling phenom “Pretty Boy” Troy Worthen with a first-round … Continue reading "Lineker Starches Worthen, Wakamatsu Edges McLaren At ‘ONE On TNT III’"
In the finale of ONE Championship’s “ONE on TNT” event series, a lightweight contender will have a chance to rebound from a controversial outing, while a heavyweight rising star will be back in action. At “ONE on TNT IV,” which airs on Thursday, 29 April, at 8:30 a.m. on the ONE Super App and ONE’s YouTube channel, Eddie … Continue reading "Eddie Alvarez, ‘Reug Reug’ Returning For ‘ONE On TNT IV’"
If Yuya “Little Piranha” Wakamatsu wants to keep his #4 spot in the ONE flyweight rankings, he’ll need to defeat streaking Reece “Lightning” McLaren. Wakamatsu will face the #5-ranked McLaren at “ONE on TNT III,” which airs this Thursday on the ONE Super App and ONE’s YouTube channel at 8:30 a.m. SGT, and it’s a bout that “Little Piranha” was aiming for. … Continue reading "Yuya Wakamatsu Believes ‘Mindset’ Is Reece McLaren’s Weakness"
“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” has almost reached its halfway mark, and we’ve seen some of the world’s brightest athletes test the physical and mental skills of the global candidates. Those guest athletes have included ONE Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee, “Super” Sage Northcutt, and ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera. Next, … Continue reading "Former ONE World Champ Ben Askren To Make ‘Apprentice’ Guest Appearance"
Episode 6 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” airs on Thursday, 22 April. As the competition progresses, the stakes continue to rise exponentially. Last week, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong revealed that the winner of the show will not only receive a US $250,000 job offer to work as his protege in business, … Continue reading "The Stakes are Raised, Ben Askren Joins Episode 6 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Since joining ONE Championship in 2019, John “Hands of Stone” Lineker has had one goal in mind – becoming the ONE Bantamweight World Champion. The #1-ranked contender will look to secure a World Title opportunity when he battles Troy “Pretty Boy” Worthen at “ONE on TNT III,” which airs this Thursday, 22 April. “I’m very happy to fight in the … Continue reading "John Lineker Predicts KO Finish Of Troy Worthen"