Former two-division ONE World Champion Aung La “The Burmese Python” N Sang is extra motivated. The 36-year-old veteran mixed martial artist from Florida by way of Myanmar is ready to kickstart his second run at the ONE Middleweight World Title. “It’s a make-or-break battle for me. But I know the work that I’ve been putting … Continue reading "Aung La N Sang Begins Quest to Regain Middleweight Title, Starting with Leandro Ataides"
Teenage sensation Victoria Lee may have had to battle a few nervous jitters in her ONE Championship debut earlier this year, in addition to battling whoever she was in the Circle with. Lee says she learned a lot in her first fight with ONE. With support from her family, the 16-year-old believes she is now … Continue reading "Victoria Lee More Prepared For Second Fight in ONE Championship"
Victoria “The Prodigy” Lee had a debut to remember in ONE Championship, scoring a second-round rear-naked choke over Sunisa “Thunderstorm” Srisen at ONE: FIST OF FURY in February. That win catapulted the 17-year-old to international recognition and showed that she could follow in the footsteps of her siblings – ONE Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee … Continue reading "Teenage Phenom Victoria Lee Predicts ‘First-Round Finish’ Of Wang Luping"
Sam-A Gaiyanghadao has dominated the Muay Thai and kickboxing strawweight divisions in ONE Championship, capturing World TItle gold in both of them. However, he’ll now face his toughest test to date in the promotion. The legendary striker will defend his ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Championship against organizational newcomer Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym in the main event … Continue reading "Sam-A Dishes On ONE World Title Defense Against Prajanchai"
Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym will make his ONE Championship debut against two-sport ONE World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao at ONE: BATTLEGROUND on Friday, 30 July. In the process, Prajanchai will be challenging for Sam-A’s ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title. Along with ONE Championship gold, the Thai phenom will have even more on the line in this pivotal main event. … Continue reading "The Massive Stakes For Debutant Prajanchai At ONE: BATTLEGROUND"
Two-sport ONE World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao will return to the ONE Championship Circle and defend his ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title against a gritty organizational newcomer from Thailand. In the main event of ONE: BATTLEGROUND on Friday, 30 July, the Thai legend will face compatriot and Lumpinee and Rajadamnern Stadium World Champion Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. It’s a battle with … Continue reading "Striking Legend Sam-A To Defend ONE World Title At ONE: BATTLEGROUND"
ONE Championship will return at the end of this month with another explosive lineup of martial arts action featuring the organization’s top strikers and brightest stars. ONE: BATTLEGROUND will broadcast live on Friday, 30 July, and pit two striking superstars against each other in the main event. In the show’s headliner, two-sport ONE World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao will defend … Continue reading "Full Card Revealed For ONE: BATTLEGROUND"
After Victoria “The Prodigy” Lee‘s stunning ONE Championship debut, she’s looking for another jaw-dropping performance in her sophomore outing. The atomweight mixed martial artist will face Wang “Little Sprouts” Lu Ping at ONE: BATTLEGROUND on Friday, 30 July, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. “The Prodigy” last entered the Circle against Sunisa “Thunderstorm” Srisen at ONE: FISTS OF FURY earlier this year, … Continue reading "17-Year-Old MMA Phenom Victoria Lee Returning To Circle At ONE: BATTLE
ONE Championship™ (ONE) today announced the full card for ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which will broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 30 July. In the main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao defends his World Title against Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In the co-main event, former two-division ONE World … Continue reading "ONE ‘BATTLEGROUND’ Event Series Bouts Revealed"
ONE Heavyweight World Champion Arjan “Singh” Bhullar made headlines by challenging UFC Heavyweight World Champion Francis Ngannou to a crossover fight, but the Indian isn’t stopping there. The former wrestling star also has his eyes on the world of professional wrestling. After winning the World Title from former belt holder Brandon “The Truth” Vera at ONE: DANGAL … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar: ‘The Pro Wrestling Industry Is Ducking Me, Running Scared’"
After starting 6-0 in ONE Championship, Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon may get the next shot at featherweight king Thanh Le. Many critics feel the matchup would be a bit premature for the American grappling ace, but “The Lion Killer” sees it differently. “I think [this contest] is pretty special, especially because of my meteoric rise to title contention,” … Continue reading "Garry Tonon On Thanh Le: ‘He Doesn’t Have The Grappling Skills To Hang On The Ground’"
ONE Esports, a subsidiary of Group ONE Holdings (ONE), today announced new 2021 strategic partnerships. ONE Esports has entered into partnerships with video game software developer and distributor Activision Blizzard, as well as online food and grocery delivery platform foodpanda Thailand. Carlos Alimurung, CEO of ONE Esports, stated: “I am pleased to announce ONE’s latest … Continue reading "ONE Esports Announces Partnerships With Activision Blizzard And foodpanda Thailand"
Wondergirl Fairtex captured the hearts of ONE Championship fans when she scored a first-round knockout of Brooke Farrell and then a second-round KO of KC Carlos. At that point, she looked unstoppable in ONE Super Series. However, the Thai hit a roadblock in her last outing, as she dropped a decision loss to American Jackie Buntan … Continue reading "Wondergirl Fairtex Teases Redemption Match Against Jackie Buntan"
In its quest to continue building the greatest sports platform in the world, ONE Championship has added a key player in the sports industry to its Board of Directors. David Levy, a former Turner Broadcasting President and the current Chairman of Genius Sports Group, has officially joined ONE’s Board. The Board also includes ONE Chairman and CEO … Continue reading "Former Turner Broadcasting President David Levy Joins ONE Championship"
Last month, ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong went on record to say that he’s open to a cross-promotion event between ONE Championship and the UFC. It only makes sense, as the two organizations are the biggest in the world of martial arts and promote the best athletes on the planet. Many hardcore fans would … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar On Chatri Sityodtong’s Interest In ONE Vs. UFC Event: ‘His Confidence Speaks Volumes’"
ONE Championship newcomer Jarred “The Monkey God” Brooks has a lot to say about the organization’s strawweight mixed martial artists, from current World Champ Joshua “The Passion” Pacio to former titleholder Alex “Little Rock” Silva. Although Brooks has yet to compete in ONE, the American star has been watching the action very closely and believes he … Continue reading "Jarred Brooks Targets Former ONE World Champ Alex Silva"
There’s no denying ONE Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee’s dominant run in the organization. Lee is 10-2 in ONE and remains unbeaten in the atomweight division (47.7 kg to 52.2 kg). Because of that success, Lee has women from all over the world gunning for her belt. With that in mind, here are three … Continue reading "3 UFC Fighters Who Could Challenge ONE Championship’s Angela Lee"
Nong-O Gaiyanghadao has been tearing up the bantamweight Muay Thai division since 2018, going 7-0 and capturing the divisional gold. Along the way, he’s beaten #1-ranked contender Saemapetch Fairtex and #2-ranked “The Steel Locomotive” Rodlek PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. But there are three other top contenders the Thai legend has yet to face – contenders who could pose a real threat to … Continue reading "3 Possible Challengers For ONE World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao"
ONE Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le has been enjoying his reign as the new divisional king, but he could soon find himself tested by a top grappler in ONE Championship. None other than ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong stated that a challenge from Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon could be the next logical move in the featherweight division, … Continue reading "Thanh Le Believes His ‘Weird Mix’ Of Styles Will Present Problems For Garry Tonon"
From former heavyweight king Brandon “The Truth” Vera to rising star “Mighty Warrior” Kang Ji Won, newly crowned ONE Heavyweight World Champion Arjan “Singh” Bhullar has a bunch of contenders looking to plant their flag on his soil. But two-division ONE World Champion Reinier “The Dutch Knight” de Ridder is also firmly on the Indian’s radar. De Ridder most … Continue reading "Arjan Bhullar Sizes Up Fellow ONE World Champ Reinier De Ridder"
ONE Championship’s superstars and World Champions are nothing short of inspirational. Through their performances, they motivate fans across the world to pursue their own greatness, whether in martial arts or in life. Considering that, here are three martial arts quotes from ONE athletes that’ll help you become more grateful, take your work more seriously, and … Continue reading "Angela Lee, Amir Khan, Xiong Jing Nan Share Inspiration Messages"
Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen may have lost his ONE Featherweight World Title, but the Vietnamese-Australian still posses a World Champion’s mindset. In fact, regaining the belt has been one of the few things on his mind since handing the strap to current ONE Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le late last year. Nguyen had plans for a bounce-back win against “The Fighting … Continue reading "Martin Nguyen Aiming For ‘Redemption’ Bout Against Thanh Le"
Singapore-based Sales Director Jessica Ramella is the winner of the first season of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition, and subsequently ONE Championship’s new Chief Of Staff. Through 13 episodes, fans witnessed Jessica, along with 15 other global candidates, power through incredible physical tasks and weave through intricate business challenges. But as is the case with … Continue reading "‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ Winner Jessica Ramella Reveals Toughest Experience Behind
Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat is adamant that she deserved a victory in her last ONE Championship outing. At ONE: DANGAL, the Indian mixed martial artist scrapped for three hard rounds against Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen. But after 15 minutes of action, the judges awarded “Killer Bee” the split decision win, which knocked Phogat out of … Continue reading "Ritu Phogat Hoping To Regain Her Spot In ONE Atomweight World Grand Prix"
ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee gets asked questions about a potential fight with former UFC Lightweight World Champion Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez a lot these days. In fact, ever since Lee won the title in 2019, shortly after Alvarez’ ONE debut, discussion has been brewing about pitting the 23-year-old titleholder against … Continue reading "Christian Lee ‘More Than Happy’ to Accept Fight With Eddie Alvarez"