ONE Championship promised excitement leading up to its “ONE on TNT” series – and in the first event, the organization lived up to expectations. “ONE on TNT I” went down on Thursday, 8 April, and saw a ONE World Champion defeat one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. In the main event, … Continue reading "Adriano Moraes Finishes Demetrious Johnson At ‘ONE on TNT I’"
ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon has already made a name for himself as one of the hardest hitters in Asia. And this Thursday, 8 April, he will showcase those striking skills to a whole new audience. Rodtang is set to face promotional newcomer “Mini T” Danial Williams at “ONE on TNT I” in … Continue reading "Rodtang Jitmuangnon On Newcomer Danial Williams: ‘I Have To Be More Cautious’"
It’s not often that the opportunity of a lifetime falls in someone’s lap, but that is the case for “Mini T” Danial Williams, who will make his ONE Championship debut against one of the biggest combat sports stars on the planet. Williams is set to face ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon at … Continue reading "Danial Williams Aiming For ‘Knockout’ Debut Against Megastar Rodtang"
Multiple-time former lightweight world champion Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez came to ONE Championship for one reason, and that is to win the ONE Lightweight World Championship. It’s a feat that he says will cement his status as the greatest lightweight in the history of mixed martial arts. If he can defeat his next opponent … Continue reading "For Eddie Alvarez, Winning ONE World Title Will Make Him Greatest Lightweight Ever"
Lara Pearl Alvarez hoped that a change of scenery would have helped her cause in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. “Being with Team Conquest, I felt like I am underappreciated. Now that I’m with Team Valor, it’s time to shine,” she sighed after changing teams at the top of episode three. Unfortunately, the 24-year-old accountant … Continue reading "Lara Alvarez bows out; Louie Sangalang continues journey in ‘The Apprentice’"
Episode 4 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” is set to once again deliver fans the drama and excitement they have come to expect from the toughest version of the franchise’s history. This week, former UFC veteran “Super” Sage Northcutt made his highly-anticipated guest appearance on the show, offering his support to the remaining candidates … Continue reading "Sage Northcutt Guest Stars in Episode 4 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"
Episode 3 of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” saw Lara Pearl Alvarez go home after facing the chopping block for the second time. Now, the remaining 14 global candidates will continue to compete for the one-year, US$250,000 contract to work under ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong as his protege. Before Episode 4 goes down, … Continue reading "3 Reasons Singaporeans Must Watch ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ Episode 4"
“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” returned on Thursday, 1 April, with Episode 3 on AXN. Five-time ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee joined Task Captain Dom Lau to witness the remaining 14 candidates compete in a challenge that pushed their limits physically and mentally. In the boardroom, ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong and his Advisor, Niharika … Continue reading "Episode Three of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ Sends Another Candidate Packing"
Multiple-time former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang is due for a victory in the Circle. The 37-year-old Filipino mixed martial arts veteran is currently deep in training, preparing for his next fight which takes place next month. But before he climbs back into the Circle, “Landslide” will have his thoughts fixated on the … Continue reading "Eduard Folayang Breaks Down Eddie Alvarez vs Iuri Lapicus Lightweight Showdown"
ONE Super Series debutant “Mini T” Danial Williams is joining the world’s largest martial arts organization ready to face the biggest test of his young career. Williams will take on Thai striking superstar Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon on the main card of “ONE on TNT I,” the first installment of a four-part event series … Continue reading "Danial Williams Has No Fear Ahead of Bout Against Rodtang Jitmuangnon"
“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” premiered in Asia on Thursday, 18 March, and garnered an estimated 4 million viewers. The lead broadcast aired on AXN and was followed by regional free-to-air TV channels and digital platforms across several key Asian markets, including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan.1 Filmed in Singapore during … Continue reading "‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’ Asian Premiere Is Most-Watched English-Language Reality Series Premiere of 2021"
The ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix will begin this May, but reigning ONE Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee has another important priority for the time being. The mother-to-be is 36 weeks pregnant and is seemingly enjoying every second of it while waiting for daughter Ava Marie to enter the world. Still, the outcome of the … Continue reading "Ahead Of ONE Atomweight World Grand Prix, Titleholder Angela Lee Focuses On Maternity"
Reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera is deep in training, preparing for his next title defense. The 43-year-old veteran is in Florida, working with fellow ONE Championship athletes “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang and Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen at Sanford MMA under renowned striking coach, Henri Hooft. All three athletes … Continue reading "Brandon Vera Training with Aung La N Sang, Excited to See Rodtang in Front of US Audience"
Highly-rated American welterweight Tyler McGuire is looking to build on a December victory to make it two in a row. McGuire is set to face dangerous Russian adversary, Raimond Magomedaliev, in the lead card of “ONE on TNT I,” the first of a four-part event series which broadcasts live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in … Continue reading "Tyler McGuire on Raimond Magomedaliev Fight: ‘I’m ready for a War’"
Indonesian wrestling champion and rising mixed martial arts star, “Dynamite” Eko Roni Saputra, is one of the top talents in the ONE Championship flyweight division. He’s constantly hard at work, honing his skills in order to achieve his dreams. At the same time, Saputra is also a huge fan of the sport. The Singapore-based Indonesian … Continue reading "Eko Roni Saputra Picks Johnson-Moraes, Alvarez-Lapicus Winners on ‘ONE on TNT I’"
Reigning ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon is excited to make his American prime time debut next week, when he faces highly-rated former WMC Muay Thai World Champion “Mini-T” Danial Williams. The two square off at “ONE on TNT I,” the first of a four-part event series scheduled for live … Continue reading "Rodtang Jitmuangnon Planning Spectacular KO of Danial Williams in Front of American Audience"
When Chatri Sityodtong founded ONE Championship, no one expected the company’s Chairman and CEO to accomplish so much in just over a decade. Across the last 11 years, however, the Thai native built not only a martial arts promotion – but the largest martial arts organization in the world. ONE is now home to mixed martial … Continue reading "Martial Arts, Esports, ‘Apprentice’: What Will ONE Championship Do Next?"
The “ONE on TNT” event series kicks off next Wednesday, April 7 (April 8 SGT) with ONE on TNT I. In the main event, ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix, 12-time UFC World Champion Demetrious Johnson can further establish his legacy as the greatest mixed martial artist in history if he defeats reigning six-time ONE Flyweight … Continue reading "Coach Mark Sangiao Breaks Down Demetrious Johnson-Adriano Moraes World Title Bout"
Intense as the physical challenges are for The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition, most of the drama occurs inside the Boardroom. And episode two of the reality show wasn’t lost without its own highs and lows as Team Valor and Team Conquest once again made their business pitches. Surely, viewers can take valuable lessons from the … Continue reading "Boardroom Lessons we can learn from The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition Episode 2"
Last year did not go to plan for ONE Championship lightweight Amir Khan, but despite the obstacles he faced, the Singaporean KO kid is carrying positive vibes into 2021. Late in 2020, Khan’s father lost his life to brain cancer. Then, in Khan’s last bout at ONE: COLLISION COURSE II in December, he dropped a narrow split decision loss … Continue reading "The 6 Daily Affirmations That Make Amir Khan An MMA Success"
ONE Championship previously announced the main events for its “ONE on TNT II” event scheduled for 14 April, and the organization has now added several more fights to the already stacked card. Aside from the clash between ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee and challenger Timofey Nastyukhin, and the co-main event between former ONE … Continue reading "Kickboxing World Champ, MMA Rising Star Added To ‘ONE On TNT II’"
Roman Wilson came to the competition taking pride of his grit in the gridiron. But that intensity from the American football player-turned-investment banker could not rub off in the boardroom as he was one of the first two players to be given the pink slip in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition. “I’m not surprised about … Continue reading "Did Roman Wilson deserve to be in the bottom 3?"
The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition picked up where it left off as a strong first episode was followed up by an equally intense second episode. And there certainly were moments which left a lot of viewers on the edge of their seats. Here are three key moments in Episode 2: GSP & Renzo Gracie from … Continue reading "Three key moments in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition Episode 2"
Former ONE Bantamweight World Champion Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon believes his teammate, former Brave CF Bantamweight Champion Stephen “The Sniper” Loman has a great chance to defeat his extremely dangerous opponent in his ONE Championship debut. Loman is set to face hard-hitting John “Hands of Stone” Lineker in the main event of “ONE on TNT … Continue reading "Kevin Belingon Says Game Plan is Crucial for Stephen Loman in John Lineker Fight"
Last week’s of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” took the excitement and drama up a notch, as martial arts legends Georges St-Pierre and Renzo Gracie guest starred, participating in a physical challenge that literally left them hanging on the edge. The episode aired across Asia on AXN, the show’s official Asia broadcast partner, as well … Continue reading "Angela Lee Guest Stars in Episode 3 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’"