One Championship News

Nov 10, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Martin Nguyen Just Became ONE Championship’s Two Division Champ

Martin Nguyen KTFO’s Eduard Folayang. When spinning ish goes wrong. Now LW and FW champ. #ONEFightNight pic.twitter.com/HKhisHEXS6 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) November 10, 2017 History was just made at ONE: Legends of the World, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. ONE’s lightweight champion Eduard Folayang took on featherweight champion Martin Nguyen in an unprecedented champion...

Oct 16, 2017 12:18 pm

Grappling stud signs contract for professional MMA debut

It’s always interesting to see the evolution of fighters that are standouts in specific disciplines and transition to mixed martial arts. The latest grappling phenom to sign a contract and move on to a career in MMA is New Jersey’s Garry Tonon. Tonon signed a multi-fight exclusive contract with One Championship that was announced via...

Sep 4, 2017 6:02 am

Ben Askren gets awesome opponent for retirement fight

“Funky” Ben Askren has long been regarded as one of the best welterweights outside the UFC, and perhaps the best fighter outside the UFC period. Over the weekend, in the main event of ONE Championship’s stop in Shanghai, the seemingly unstoppable wrestling specialist added to that reputation with a lopsided mauling of Zebaztian Kadestam. As it...

Apr 21, 2017 8:58 am

VIDEO | Honorio Banario delivers one-punch, KO of the year contender on ONE Championship card

ONE – Honorio Banario one punch KO (vs. Jaroslav Jartim) pic.twitter.com/2ARkCA3uhK — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) April 21, 2017 There is just something about One Championship. The Singapore-based promotion, which has promoted shows in other Asian countries like Taiwan, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and most recently, The Philippines, just seems to have a knack for putting...

Mar 9, 2017 12:28 pm

One Championship CEO Victor Cui breaks down upcoming Angela Lee vs. Jenny Huang title fight

This weekend, Singapore’s ONE Championship will touch down in sun-soaked Bangkok, Thailand with their latest show, which is entitled Warrior Kingdom. This card, which is stacked with talent from Thailand, larger Southeast Asia, and even further afield, has got fans of Asian MMA very excited. Of all the features of this latest ONE Championship card,...

Mar 9, 2017 8:17 am

One Championship CEO Victor Cui on building Asian heroes and promoting the values of the martial arts

Singapore’s One Championship is far and away the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in Asia. They broadcast in millions of homes in dozens of countries, and have taken their live product to relatively untapped markets like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, China and even further afield. One Championship’s approach to MMA promotion...