Brazil’s Maira Mazar scored a stunning third-round TKO win in her sophomore appearance in ONE Championship. Mazar defeated South Korean Choi Jeong Yun in their catch weight mixed martial arts clash at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV, a previously recorded event that aired on Friday, 20 November, from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The Evolve MMA standout attributed her success to the … Continue reading "Maira Mazar Talks TKO Victory At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV"
ONE Championship wrapped up its INSIDE THE MATRIX series with another spectacular event on Friday, 20 November. ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV featured everything from submission finishes to TKOs to a three-round thriller. In the evening’s main event, ONE newcomer and European Muay Thai Champion Aslanbek Zikreev scored a split-decision win over Wang “Golden Boy” Junguang. For the better … Continue reading "Zikreev Stuns in Debut, Lasiri Edges Ogden At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV"
There are four men competing in the main and co-main events of ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV, and two-sport ONE World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao has faced and beaten three of them. Before the action kicks off this Friday at the previously recorded show in Singapore, Sam-A revealed his thoughts on all three of those headlining fighters. In the main … Continue reading "Sam-A Gaiyanghadao Breaks Down Wang vs. Zikreev, Ogden vs. Lasiri Ahead Of ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV"
This weekend, ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV will conclude an epic series of martial arts action. A gripping main event between #2-ranked strawweight kickboxer “Golden Boy” Wang Junguang and European Muay Thai Champion Aslanbek Zikreev will headline the show, which was previously recorded in Singapore and airs this Friday, 20 November. Both athletes have much to prove in their ONE Super … Continue reading "What’s At Stake For Wang, Zikreev At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV?"
ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV will close out an incredible series of martial arts action this Friday, November 20. The show, which was previously recorded at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, features a main and co-main event involving four of the promotion’s top strikers and an undercard that will leave fans salivating for more. In the main … Continue reading "Full Card Revealed For ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX IV; Headlined By Zikreev-Wang And Ogden-Lasiri"
ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III picked up where its predecessor left off. The third edition of the martial arts event series featured a cracking headliner and the return of one of the flyweight division’s most seasoned athletes. In the main event, #5-ranked contender John “Hands Of Stone” Lineker earned a second-round TKO over #1-ranked contender and former ONE … Continue reading "Lineker TKOs Top-Ranked Belingon, Eustaquio Victorious At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III"
Singapore-based martial arts organization ONE Championship is in the midst of filming “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” in “The Lion City,” and the biggest mixed martial arts superstars are in town to participate. The list of martial artists includes: former UFC World Champion Georges “GSP” St-Pierre martial arts legend Renzo Gracie former ONE Welterweight World … Continue reading "GSP, Renzo Gracie, Sage Northcutt And ONE Superstars In Singapore To Shoot ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Shooto Champion Hiroba Minowa will make his ONE Championship debut against dangerous mixed martial artist Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang this Friday. The man from Japan will face the #5-ranked strawweight contender at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III, a previously recorded event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium that airs on 13 November. Minowa’s mission will be to knock Adiwang from his … Continue reading "ONE Championship Newcomer Hiroba Minowa Can Make A Major Statement With Win Over Lito Adiwang"
The first two events of ONE Championship’s INSIDE THE MATRIX series delivered fireworks. Now, the promotion is set to ignite the martial arts world with the third installment, ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III, which was previously recorded at the Singapore Indoor Stadium and airs this Friday, 13 November. All the athletes competing on this card have … Continue reading "What’s At Stake For Kevin Belingon, John Lineker At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III?"
Former ONE Bantamweight World Champion Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon has extinguished a record six men in his division by knockout – but come Friday night, he’ll find himself standing across the Circle from an opponent who hits just as hard. The Filipino will throw down with Brazil’s John “Hands of Stone” Lineker in the main event of ONE: INSIDE THE … Continue reading "Kevin Belingon On Clash With John Lineker: ‘I’ll Go For The KO If The Opportunity Presents Itself’"
John “Hands of Stone” Lineker is ready to prove he packs an even harder punch than ONE’s bantamweight knockout king, Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon. Lineker will attempt to topple the former ONE Bantamweight World Champion and current #1-ranked contender at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III, a previously recorded event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium that airs this … Continue reading "John Lineker Aims To Continue Bantamweight Climb With KO Of Top-Ranked Contender Kevin Belingon"
After last week’s show saw only one of five bouts go the distance, ONE Championship announced the full card for the third installment of its INSIDE THE MATRIX series – and the main event will feature a clash between two of the bantamweight division’s hardest hitters. At the previously recorded ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III, which … Continue reading "Belingon-Lineker Main Event, Rest Of Card Revealed For ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX III"
ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II delivered nonstop action from the opening bout to the main event. In fact, only one of five fights at the Singapore Indoor Stadium went the distance on Friday, 6 November. In the main event, ONE Welterweight World Champion Kiamrian “Brazen” Abbasov defended his belt for the first time against previously undefeated American standout … Continue reading "Abbasov Defends World Title, Nastyukhin Earns Dominant Win At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II"
Yuya “Little Piranha” Wakamatsu will attempt to work his way up ONE Championship’s flyweight rankings this Friday. The #4-ranked contender will battle Kim Kyu Sung at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX Ⅱ, which was previously recorded at the Singapore Indoor Stadium and airs on 6 November. Wakamatsu has been adding to his skill set during the COVID-19 layoff, and he’s looking … Continue reading "Yuya Wakamatsu Plans To Finish Kim Kyu Sung, Challenge Former Rival Kingad"
With undefeated lightweight champion Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov announcing his retirement following his dominant victory over Justin Gaethje, the “GOAT” debate was instantly ignited, with many fans divided on who tops the mythical list of legends. In addition to Nurmagomedov, names being thrown into the mix include former welterweight great Georges St-Pierre, middleweight legend Anderson … Continue reading "Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya Says Demetrious Johnson is the Greatest of All Time"
Mixed martial arts standout James Nakashima could score the biggest accolade of his career this Friday. That evening, the undefeated American will challenge ONE Welterweight World Champion Kiamrian “Brazen” Abbasov for the belt at the previously recorded ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II. It could be a life-changing moment for Nakashima, but he stayed cool and collected leading up to the … Continue reading "Undefeated Nakashima Says Abbasov’s Belt ‘Will Be Around Me’ After World Title Clash"
ONE Welterweight World Champion Kiamrian “Brazen” Abbasov is ready to defend his belt for the first time against undefeated American standout James Nakashima. The gold will be up for grabs in their main event clash at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II, the previously recorded event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium that airs this Friday, 6 November. Now that he’s … Continue reading "Abbasov Still Has ‘So Much Hunger’ Ahead Of First World Title Defense Vs. Nakashima"
ONE Championship delivered an incredible night of martial arts action last Friday at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX, which saw the crowning of two new World Champions and the successful title defenses of two other divisional rulers. Now, The Home Of Martial Arts has announced that its next event, ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II, will feature another World … Continue reading "Full Card Revealed For ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX II"
Two new World Champions were crowned and a pair of defending World Champions continued their reigns at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX on Friday, 30 October. The action at the Singapore Indoor Stadium came to a peak with the main event clash between two-division World Champion Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang and Reinier “The Dutch Knight” De … Continue reading "Two World Titles Change Hands, Two World Champions Defend Belts At ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX"
The day has finally arrived. Tonight, four ONE World Titles will be contested at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX, which broadcasts live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Before the action kicks off on this 30th day of October, we take a closer look at the tale of the tape for each of the World Title fights. … Continue reading "Tale Of The Tape For ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX World Title Bouts"
In her much-awaited return to action, ONE Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan will attempt to defeat #1-ranked contender Tiffany “No Chill” Teo for the second time in her career. The rematch goes down this Friday, 30 October, at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Although two years have elapsed since the first encounter, Xiong promises … Continue reading "Resident Singaporean Xiong Jing Nan: ‘I Am A Warrior Who Never Gives Up’"
Apart from competing at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX himself, Filipino martial arts icon and former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang has a vested interest in the evening’s proceedings, particularly in the card’s co-main event. Reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore will make the first defense of his world … Continue reading "Eduard Folayang Picks Winner of Christian Lee Versus Iuri Lapicus"
Former two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex of Thailand is on the mend, looking to bounce back the first chance she gets and redeem herself from two world title defeats in 2020. The Thai superstar first surrendered her kickboxing title to American Janet Todd back in February, and then succumbed her Muay Thai belt to … Continue reading "Stamp Fairtex Picks Two Winners at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX"
Reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera of the Philippines is one of the most dominant world champions in ONE Championship history. He’s a cage veteran who has faced the biggest names in the sport, including guys like Randy Couture, Fabricio Werdum, Frank Mir, and even Jon Jones. When Vera came over to … Continue reading "Brandon Vera Predicts Aung La Makes Easy Work of De Ridder, Willing to Give ‘The Burmese Python’ a Shot at Heavyweight Title"
Australia’s Antonio “The Spartan” Caruso is no doubt stepping into the biggest bout of his career. Caruso meets former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang of the Philippines next, when the two help kickstart the fireworks at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX, which broadcasts live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore this Friday, 30 … Continue reading "Antonio Caruso Coming to Take Everything Eduard Folayang Has and More"