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Chatri Sityodtong reveals that ONE Championship is poised for record-breaking numbers in 2024

BJPENN.COM Staff - November 23, 2023

ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong expressed unwavering confidence in the company’s financial future. In a recent interview with CNBC, Sityodtong said that he fully believes ONE will achieve profitability by the second half of 2024.

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Chatri Sityodtong shakes up MMA world: "ONE is getting ready to take over"

BJPENN.COM Staff - November 21, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has confirmed the promotion’s plans to kick off the first quarter of 2024 with three premium events. He made the announcement in a Facebook post on Sunday, November 19.

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Chatri Sityodtong invites Joe Rogan to commentate Muay Thai

BJPENN.COM Staff - October 4, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has extended an enticing offer to Joe Rogan. This comes after the renowned MMA personality and podcaster expressed his deep appreciation for Muay Thai.

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UFC CEO Dana White responds to recent criticism from ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong

Harry Kettle - October 4, 2023

UFC CEO Dana White has responded to recent criticism from ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong. Dana White has never been one to hold his tongue when he has something to say. It’s a trait that many don’t like about him, but some certainly admire his honesty. Either way, though, he’ll continue to make headlines, which may be what he’s shooting for.

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Joe Rogan in awe over Superlek-Rodtang mega fight: “Muay Thai has the biggest untapped potential in the world”

BJPENN.COM Staff - September 25, 2023

Joe Rogan found himself absolutely captivated by the exciting Muay Thai showdown between ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion Superlek Kitamoo9 and divisional Muay Thai king Rodtang Jitmuangnon. Both men locked horns in a 140-pound catchweight contest that headlined ONE Friday Fights 34 on September 22 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Chatri Sityodtong names Qatar as host for ONE 165

BJPENN.COM Staff - September 18, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong recently took to Facebook to announce some massive news. The world’s largest martial arts organization will make history when it holds its first-ever event in Qatar — ONE 165.

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Chatri Sityodtong calls out Elon Musk: “I am compelled to say something”

BJPENN.COM Staff - August 15, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has seen the escalating war of words between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. What began as playful back-and-forth on social media about an MMA fight has taken a drastic turn.

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Chatri Sityodtong offers to promote Mark Zuckerberg-Elon Musk MMA Fight, proposes bout card

BJPENN.COM Staff - August 14, 2023

It all began with a single tweet aimed at Mark Zuckerberg. Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet when he playfully called out the Meta boss for an MMA bout.

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Chatri Sityodtong reveals Angela Lee will make a "big statement" in September regarding her fighting future

Cole Shelton - August 4, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong says Angela Lee will be providing an update on her career soon. It was back in December of 2022 that Victoria Lee passed away at the tender age of 18. Since then, both of her siblings, Angela and Christian Lee, have opted against competing and Sityodtong says there is no rush on them to fight again, despite their championship status. For now, he says he’s left the Lee family to grieve and deal with the heartbreaking news.

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Chatri Sityodtong reveals ONE Championship hasn't talked to free agent Michael Page

Cole Shelton - August 1, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong says the promotion hasn’t reached out to Michael Page yet, and they are uncertain if they will. Michael Page recently revealed that he fought out his contract and was a free agent and was looking forward to seeing what is out there.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 133 with Chatri Sityodtong ft. BJ Penn, Dustin Jacoby, Billy Quarantillo, and Damon Jackson

Cole Shelton - August 1, 2023

The 133rd episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with host Cole Shelton is live ahead of UFC Nashville this Saturday. We’re first joined by ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong (1:36), while BJ Penn (21:38) comes on to talk to Chatri. 14th-ranked UFC light heavyweight Dustin Jacoby (27:54) stops by. UFC featherweights Billy Quarantillo (43:00) and Damon Jackson (59:42) close out the show.

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Francis Ngannou opens up on previous negotiations with Chatri Sityodtong of ONE Championship: “This guy’s a performer”

Susan Cox - May 17, 2023

Francis Ngannou is opening up about previous negotiations with Chatri Sityodtong of ONE Championship. It was just yesterday, Tuesday, May 16th, that it became public that Francis Ngannou had signed with the Professional Fighters League (PFL).

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Chatri Sityodtong open to co-promotion with UFC: “It’s very clear there are two big giants, one in the east and one in the west"

Zain Bando - April 28, 2023

ONE Championship isn’t afraid of collaboration, according to ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong. During an appearance on “The MMA Hour” to promote ONE Fight Night 10, which takes place May 5 in Colorado, Sityodtong mentioned the idea when asked about co-promotion with the sport’s biggest competitors.

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ONE Championship CEO reveals impending meeting with Francis Ngannou: "Biggest offer on the table"

Josh Evanoff - April 26, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong believes Francis Ngannou might have a home shortly. ‘The Predator’ has been a free agent since January, when he left the UFC. In the process, Ngannou vacated his heavyweight title, with the promotion later booking Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane for the vacant championship. ‘Bones’ later submitted ‘Bon Gamin’ in round one to earn the title.

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Leaked ONE Championship contract causes uproar on social media

Harry Kettle - March 31, 2023

A leaked contract for a ONE Championship fighter has caused a great deal of uproar across social media. Over the course of the last few years, ONE Championship has established itself as one of the biggest promotions in MMA. In addition to their work within mixed martial arts, they also play host to fights from across a variety of practices.

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Chatri Sityodtong admits he's unsure Angela and Christian Lee will fight again after passing of sister Victoria: "It's crossed my mind"

Josh Evanoff - January 25, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong is unsure if Angela and Christian Lee will fight again. Earlier this month, news broke that Victoria Lee passed away at 18 years old. ‘The Prodigy’ was 3-0 inside the promotion, having made her debut two years prior at just 16. At the time, Lee made headlines for being the youngest athlete in promotional history.

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Francis Ngannou

ONE's Chatri Sityodtong discusses possible Francis Ngannou signing: "He's just not a complete fighter"

Josh Evanoff - March 28, 2022

It seems that Chatri Sityodtong isn’t very interested in signing Francis Ngannou to ONE Championship. The UFC heavyweight champion is currently set to be a free agent at the beginning of 2023. His high-profile feud with Dana White and the UFC has made it a foregone conclusion that ‘The Predator’ will soon be gone from the promotion next year. The UFC president has gone as far as stating that they’re already looking at options for an interim title bout next.

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Report: ONE Championship to offer 50k bonuses for 'gameness'

Andrew Whitelaw - January 12, 2022

ONE Championship fighters have a been given added incentive to produce fireworks with CEO Chatri Sityodtong reportedly offering a 50k performance bonus for athletes who show the most ‘gameness.’ According to SCMP MMA, Sityodtong will award,