On Monday, 21 June, ONE Championship officially signed three Chinese athletes to its already deep roster of martial artists. Superstar kickboxer Qiu Jianliang and talented mixed martial artists “The Prince” Banma Duoji and “The Warrior” Zhang Lipeng all joined the organization, and each will look to make an impact in their respective divisions. Qiu is a multiple-time Kickboxing World … Continue reading "Kickboxing World Champ Qiu Jianliang, Two Others Join ONE Championship"
ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee has been on a tear since taking the belt from Japanese mixed martial arts icon Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki in 2019, defeating four of the five ranked lightweights in his division. And while Lee still has much to accomplish in ONE’s lightweight ranks, there are three fighters outside of … Continue reading "3 UFC Lightweights Who Could Challenge ONE World Champion Christian Lee"
ONE Championship has quite a few sibling pairs signed to the organization, but only one family can say that three of its members are competing on the global stage. Meet the Lees, who have two reigning World Champions and one rising star representing their legacy in The Home Of Martial Arts. But you don’t have … Continue reading "3 ONE Championship Siblings To Follow On Instagram"
After defeating 12-time Mixed Martial Arts World Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson by KO in April, ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes has truly become a marked man. The Brazilian has every flyweight underneath him gunning for his belt, and that includes #3-ranked contender Yuya “Little Piranha” Wakamatsu. Wakamatsu, who started his own run in … Continue reading "Yuya Wakamatsu Wants To Show ONE Flyweight Champ Adriano Moraes What A Real ‘Samurai’ Is"
ONE Atomweight Kickboxing World Champion Janet “JT” Todd has been eyeing a rematch with former two-sport World Champion Stamp Fairtex, but first, she may have to defend her throne against promotional newcomer Anissa “C18” Meksen. Hardcore kickboxing fans consider Meksen one of the best pound-for-pound strikers in the world, and her record backs that up. The French native … Continue reading "Janet Todd Sees Anissa Meksen As Formidable Challenger"
Just a few weeks ago, ONE Championship announced the signing of Jhanlo Sangiao, the prodigal son of Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao. This week, the martial arts organization picked up another rising star from the fabled stable – Jeremy “The Juggernaut” Pacatiw. “I know this is God’s plan. This is the perfect time for … Continue reading "ONE Championship Signs Second Team Lakay Athlete In Two-Week Span"
Due to his success inside the ONE Championship Circle, Amir Khan has become one of Singapore’s most recognizable mixed martial arts stars. His social media presence is just as strong. He’s got over 65,000 followers on Instagram alone – and he loves sharing his journey with them. If you’re not yet following Khan on Instagram, … Continue reading "3 Reasons To Follow ONE Championship Star Amir Khan On Instagram"
Certainly, The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition lived up to its billing as the toughest iteration of the show yet. Sixteen global candidates were subjected to taxing physical tasks and high-stakes business competitions for the better part of the past three months that truly, the best of the best came through and ended with Jessica Ramella … Continue reading "The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’s Success To Open More Doors, Says Chatri"
It was a back-and-forth battle in the main event of ONE: FULL BLAST II on Friday, 11 June, but in the end, Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy got two of the three judges’ nods to score a majority decision win over #4-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi. The ONE Super Series Muay Thai bout started off with both … Continue reading "Mongkolpetch Nabs Victory Over Elias Mahmoudi In ONE: FULL BLAST II Main Event"
The inaugural season of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” came to a close with its epic season finale. Episode 13 aired on Thursday, 10 June, and crowned a winner after 12 weeks of intense competition. In the finale, Singapore-based Sales Director Jessica Ramella from Venezuela went head-to-head with former Mixed Martial Arts Champion Louie Sangalang … Continue reading "‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ Crowns ‘The ONE’ in Epic Season Finale"
Two of ONE Championship’s flyweight striking stars are ready to clash in a catchweight main event at ONE: FULL BLAST II, which airs this Friday, 11 June. Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy will meet #4-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi in a ONE Super Series Muay Thai matchup, and both athletes have a lot riding on the line. Mongkolpetch has been … Continue reading "The Stakes Are High For Mongkolpetch And Elias Mahmoudi At ‘FULL BLAST II’"
ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee has beaten four of the five ranked lightweight contenders sitting underneath him – but one man who’s not in the official rankings has been asking the promotion for a World Title shot. That man is Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez. Alvarez, however, has endured a string of bad luck … Continue reading "Christian Lee Would Fight Eddie Alvarez When World Title Shot Is ‘Justified’"
Being the youngest in the competition, Eugene Chung thought he had the edge over the 15 other global candidates in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. The 23-year-old digital marketer from the United States felt that the tribulations he had endured in his life was enough to put him over the top in this high-stakes game … Continue reading "Eugene Chung Talks About Lessons Learned In ‘The Apprentice’"
Tensions were always high in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition that the 16 global candidates always thought that you could cut the atmosphere with a knife. That’s what happens when you’re in the middle of this high-stakes game of business competition and physical challenges for the prize of the $250,000 job offer as ONE Championship … Continue reading "Everything’s Water Under The Bridge For Eugene Chung, Clinton Tudor"
On Episode 13 on “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” Singaporeans will find out which of the final two global candidates will become ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong’s Chief Of Staff. The finale, which airs on AXN this Thursday at 8:50 p.m. SGT, will see Sityodtong and special guest Anthony Tan – Group CEO and Co-Founder … Continue reading "Angela Lee, Amir Khan, Ritu Phogat Predict ‘The Apprentice’ Winner"
Episode 13 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” airs this Thursday, 10 June. After 12 weeks of demanding physical tasks, intense business challenges, and high drama, it all comes down to the season finale. In the last episode of the inaugural season, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong is joined by special guest Grab … Continue reading "Jessica and Louie Go Head-to-Head in the Season Finale of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
A win for Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy against #4-ranked flyweight Muay Thai contender Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi could propel the Thai into the top-five rankings and perhaps even earn him a shot at ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon. Mongkolpetch will attempt to overcome Mahmoudi in the ONE Super Series Muay Thai main event of ONE: FULL … Continue reading "Mongkolpetch Reminds Mahmoudi To ‘Watch Out’ For His Fists At ONE: FULL BLAST II"
The inaugural season of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition comes to a conclusion this week, with its finale episode airing on Thursday, 10 June on AXN. The competition comes down to two finalists — Singapore-based Sales Director Jessica Ramella from Venezuela, and retired mixed martial artist from the Philippines, Louie Sangalang. Looking back at what … Continue reading "Jessica Ramella Shares Her Thoughts On ‘The Apprentice’ And Fellow Finalist Louie Sangalang"
With stakes at an all-time high, it’s understandable if the 16 global candidates in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition truly went the cutthroat route in this high-stakes game of business competitions and physical challenges. Yet somehow, alliances and friendships were forged along the way, seeing different results for the candidates themselves. The MoRina Alliance was … Continue reading "Irina And Monica, Nazee And Joy Talk About Their Alliance"
Being in the top four, Louie Sangalang knows that all bets are off if he truly wants to be “the one” in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. But never in his wildest dreams that one of the most crucial business challenges he will have to partake in is something that hits close to home. “This … Continue reading "By Finding A Relatable Partner, Louie Sangalang Made It To The Top Two"
The numbers don’t lie: ONE Championship has a loyal fan base. According to a report released by Nielsen, the Singapore-based martial arts organization ranked among the top ten global sports properties for online viewership and engagement in the first quarter of 2021 and surpassed the UFC in terms of reach. Moreover, the organization saw tremendous growth … Continue reading "ONE Championship Ranks In Nielsen’s Top 10 Sports Properties For Viewership And Engagement"
Fan interest boxing matches are all the rage these days, with brothers Logan and Jake Paul leading the way. Despite being seemingly appalled by the idea, fans tune in regardless, as the one-off spectacles produce millions of viewers worldwide. With Logan taking on megastar Floyd Mayweather Jr. this weekend, and younger brother Jake locking horns … Continue reading "ONE Championship Fighters Eddie Alvarez, Nieky Holzken in Twitter Row With Boxer J’Leon Love"
Alvin Ang knew from the get-go that him being one of the 16 global candidates in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition is already a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But never in his wildest dreams did he think he would get an up close look and even bump elbows with his idol Georges “Rush” St-Pierre. “It was a … Continue reading "Alvin Ang Recalls ‘Trippy’ Experience on ‘Apprentice’"
Saemapetch Fairtex held down his #1 spot in the bantamweight Muay Thai division by starching #3-ranked contender “Left Meteorite” Kulabdam Sor. Jor. Piek Uthai with a first-round knockout at ONE: FULL BLAST. The Fairtex athlete dropped Kulabdam with a hook-cross to the body after baiting his compatriot in the center of the Circle. Following the emphatic win, … Continue reading "3 Takeaways From Saemapetch’s KO Performance At ONE: FULL BLAST"
With ONE: FULL BLAST dusted and done, ONE Championship has now turned its attention to ONE: FULL BLAST II, a previously recorded event that airs on Friday, 11 June. In the evening’s main event, #4-ranked flyweight contender Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi will battle the always dangerous Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy under ONE Super Series Muay Thai rules. Mahmoudi is best known … Continue reading "ONE: FULL BLAST II Full Card Revealed"