Aung La N Sang News
Aung La NSang breaks down fight with Fan Rong: “I don’t see it going to the judges”
Zain Bando - May 5, 2023
Aung La N Sang stops Brandon Vera in thrilling brawl
Tom Taylor - October 13, 2019
The main event of Sunday’s ONE: Century card was big — both in terms of the size of the competitors and the scale of the fight. The matchup saw ONE light heavyweight champ Aung La N Sang, who also owns the promotion’s middleweight belt, attempt to thwart the challenge of heavyweight champ Brandon Vera. The result was an absolutely thrilling contest.
ONE Championship stars name the ONE: Century matchups they're most excited for
Tom Taylor - October 10, 2019
ONE Championship will soon promote its 100th event. Titled ONE: Century, this landmark event is actually divided into two parts. The first goes down on the morning of Sunday, October 13 in Tokyo (the night of Saturday, October 12 in North America). The second goes down on the night of Sunday, October 13 in Tokyo (the morning of Sunday, October 13 in North America). ONE Championship has stacked these two cards with some of its biggest names. The end result is an event that has fight fans the world over excited — and that includes ONE Championship fighters themselves.
What Aung La N Sang must do to defeat Brandon Vera
BJPENN.COM Staff - September 27, 2019
Brandon Vera is looking to lodge his own special accomplishment with ONE Championship. The ONE Heavyweight World Champion is challenging ONE Light Heavyweight, and Middleweight World Champion Aung La N Sang for his light heavyweight belt. The bout will take place later this year in Tokyo in the promotion’s second visit to Japan. Aung La and Vera aren’t the first ONE Championship athletes to have two titles or dream of multi-division success.
Aung La N Sang: The Beekeeper who Became a World Champion
Tom Taylor - September 24, 2019
Long before Aung La N Sang became a professional fighter, he worked as a professional beekeeper. Surprisingly, there are a number similarities between these two gigs.
EXCLUSIVE | Alvarez, Johnson debuts proved what Aung La N Sang already knew about ONE Championship fighters
Tom Taylor - April 18, 2019
ONE: A New Era Results | Aung La N Sang KOs Hasegawa, sets up fight with Brandon Vera
Tom Taylor - March 31, 2019
When ONE Middleweight and Light Heavyweight World Champion Aung La N Sang first met DEEP Openweight Champion Ken Hasegawa, the result was a 2018 Fight of the Year contender. The two fighters, contesting for the ONE middleweight strap, battled for four and half frenetic rounds until finally, Aung La put a decisive end to things with a ridiculous one-punch knockout in the fifth. From the moment this unforgettable war ended, it was quite clear that we would eventually see a rematch. It was simply too good a fight not to run back.
ONE: A New Era live results and highlights
Tom Taylor - March 31, 2019
On Sunday night (early Sunday morning in North America), Singapore-based martial arts powerhouse ONE Championship debuted in the MMA hotbed of Tokyo, Japan with the aptly named ONE: A New Era card. To celebrate this Tokyo debut, ONE Championship bolstered this card with some of the biggest names on its roster.
EXCLUSIVE | Aung La N Sang eyeing finish of Ken Hasegawa, showdown with Brandon Vera
Thomas Taylor - March 18, 2019
In June of 2018, in Yangon, Myanmar, ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight titleholder Aung La N Sang stepped into the cage with DEEP openweight champion Ken Hasegawa. This pairing turned out to be incredibly volatile, as the two stars engaged in a frenetic, back-and-forth war and a bona fide 2018 Fight of the Year contender. In the end, Aung La N Sang was able to win this grueling gunfight with a beautifully timed uppercut in the fifth round. Yet this punch would not end his rivalry with Hasegawa — not by a long shot.
Aung La N Sang opens up on his newfound power
BJPENN.COM Staff - March 6, 2019
His sparring partners have felt the bone-crunching shots. And Aung La N Sang is adamant that he possesses more power than ever before as he prepares to put his ONE Middleweight World Title on the line. “I feel it when I grapple and I feel it when I hit,” the ONE Championship star said of his new-found strength.
The surprising bond between Aung La N Sang and Martin Nguyen
BJPENN.COM Staff - January 4, 2019
On the surface, they have little in common. One resides in tropical Florida, the other in the hustle and bustle of Sydney, Australia. But Myanmar’s Aung La N Sang and Vietnamese- Australian Martin Nguyen share much more than their passion for martial arts. They are more than just competitors in the world’s largest martial arts promotion.
PHOTO | ONE Championship star Aung La N Sang honored with statue in Myanmar
Thomas Taylor - December 15, 2018
Aung La N Sang, who currently holds the ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight titles, is a massive star in his native Myanmar. So massive, in fact, that he’s been honored with a pretty awesome statue in Manau Park in his hometown of Myitkyina. Aung La N Sang discussed this incredible honor in a post on his official Instagram page. Apparently, he wasn’t sure about the idea at first, but as come to see it as a way to inspire a whole generation of young people in his country.
Four co-promotional fights that should happen
Cole Shelton - November 30, 2018
Bellator and RIZIN are back in the business of co-promoting. It was recently announced that Bellator is sending their current bantamweight champion Darrion Caldwell to fight in RIZIN on New Year’s Eve. Caldwell will be heading to Japan to fight Kyoji Horiguchi for the RIZIN bantamweight title.
EXCLUSIVE | ONE two-division champ Aung La N Sang offers advice to Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson
Tom Taylor - November 7, 2018
Former UFC champions Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson are far and away the biggest free agent signings ONE Championship has ever made. Both fighters have the potential to become dominant champions in their respective divisions, as well as lucrative stars for the promotion —much like Myanmar’s Aung La N Sang. Aung La N Sang, who currently holds the ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight belts, is one of the biggest and best established stars to emerge from the Singapore-based promotion.
ONE: Pursuit Of Greatness live results and highlights | Aung La N Sang stops Mohammad Karaki in the first
Tom Taylor - October 26, 2018
Each ONE Championship titleholder's signature victory
BJPENN.COM Staff - October 25, 2018
Every current titleholder with ONE Championship has had to battle their way to the top. Some are young and undefeated, others are seasoned martial artists who hit their strides later in their careers. Today, we look at each of their careers and identified the signature victory in their ONE Championship journey.
EXCLUSIVE | Aung La N Sang excited to deliver another epic win for his legions of fans in Myanmar
Tom Taylor - October 23, 2018
ONE middleweight and light heavyweight champion Aung La N Sang is a hero to the people of Myanmar. When he fights in the country — as he has in his last four bouts — it has the feeling of a national event. The Burmese champion draws nationwide media attention and unfailingly packs Yangon’s Thuwunna Indoor Stadium to the rafters. His next fight, which will pit him against the undefeated Mohammad Karaki in the main event of ONE: Pursuit of Greatness this Friday, will be no different.
Aung La N Sang faces a new challenge at ONE: Pursuit of Greatness, but who is Mohammad Karaki?
BJPENN.COM Staff - October 18, 2018
There are a handful of top-tier, seasoned titleholders on the ONE Championship roster, and Aung La N Sang is one of them. He is one of the promotion’s most beloved, revered and respected martial artists. N Sang will put his middleweight title on the line against Mohammad Karaki in the main event at ONE: Pursuit of Greatness on October 26 in Myanmar.
Chronicling Aung La N Sang's incredible dominance In Myanmar
BJPENN.COM Staff - October 14, 2018
Few martial artists captivate an entire country the way Aung La N Sang does whenever he competes in his native Myanmar. The country and the arena comes alive when the ONE Middleweight and Light Heavyweight World Champion comes to the ring, and as we’ve seen, he’s been unbeatable in this environment. At ONE: PURSUIT OF GREATNESS, Mohammad Karaki will be the latest to try and best Aung La in Myanmar. If he can emerge victoriously, he will be the new champion at 185 pounds. A total of six opponents have tried and failed to beat Aung La in The Land of the Golden Pagodas.
EXCLUSIVE | Aung La N Sang is grateful ONE Championship places value on respect, sportsmanship
Tom Taylor - October 9, 2018
BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 100 // Aung La N Sang | Stephen Thompson | TJ Dillashaw | Colby Covington | Eddie Bravo | Tyson Pedro
Jason Kindschy - October 5, 2018
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Aung La N Sang: Myanmar’s new beacon of hope and unity
BJPENN.COM Staff - October 1, 2018
It is instinctive for people to look for someone to idolize, look up to and imitate. Someone from whom they draw strength and inspiration from, to go on with their lives towards where they want to go and what they want to be. This is the reason why people look up to the rich and famous, celebrities who grace the celluloid movie screens, athletes who have made names and millions, wealthy business tycoons, and the list goes on and on.