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ONE: Roots of Honor live results and highlights - Nguyen, Pacio deliver stunning KOs

Tom Taylor - April 12, 2019

On Friday, ONE Championship returned to The Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines with the stacked ONE: Roots of Honor card. This card was topped by a featherweight title fight between long absent champion Martin Nguyen and former champion Narantungalag Jadambaa, one of the most experienced veterans on the ONE roster.

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ONE Championship Spotlight: Martin Nguyen

BJPENN.COM Staff - March 4, 2019

Martin Nguyen is a trailblazer. The Vietnamese-Australian martial artist is the first ONE Championship athlete to win world titles in two different weight classes. Before reaching the pinnacle of the promotion, Nguyen had only three bouts when he made the jump to ONE Championship. From 2012 to 2013, Nguyen went 3-0 with stoppage wins in each match.

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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.

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Aung La N Sang

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.

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EXCLUSIVE | Two-weight ONE champion Martin Nguyen discusses his dream fights

Tom Taylor - June 11, 2018

Martin Nguyen, who owns the ONE lightweight and featherweight titles, is currently scheduled for an interim bantamweight title fight with Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon on July 27 in Manila. If he wins this bout with Belingon, he’ll be the owner of a whopping three ONE titles — but don’t expect him to rest on his laurels.

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Alonzo Menifield

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 83 // Alonzo Menifield | Angela Magana | Juan Archuleta | Martin Nguyen | Alan Jouban

Jason Kindschy - June 7, 2018

BJPENN.COM Radio is back, Penn Nation! First up, highly touted light-heavyweight prospect Alonzo Menifield. Undefeated in his professional career, Alonzo returns to DWTNCS this season to claim his spot in the UFC and continue his journey of becoming the “top dog.” With a truly inspirational story of struggle and perseverance, Alonzo has all the makings to be a star in combat sports. We’ll talk shop and get to know this finisher before he returns to action on June 12th.

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Martin Nguyen

EXCLUSIVE | Martin Nguyen explains how he'll defend 3 ONE Championship titles if he defeats Bibiano Fernandes

Tom Taylor - March 22, 2018

As the owner of ONE Championship’s lightweight and featherweight titles, Martin Nguyen is already a two-division champion. For the man they call “The Situ-Asian,” however, two titles is simply not enough.

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Bibiano Fernandes

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 75 // Duane Ludwig | Artem Lobov | Justin Willis | Garry Tonon | Bibiano Fernandes | Martin Nguyen | Dhiego Lima

Jason Kindschy - March 22, 2018

Another STACKED episode of BJPENN.COM Radio has arrived, Penn Nation! We kick things off with our good friend, Duane Ludwig. “Bang” will give us his thoughts on the stalled negotiations for a super-fight between TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson, how he plans to help Curtis Blaydes prepare for Alistair Overeem, and we’ll also hear the latest in his journey of instructing martial arts students and helping them rise to their full potential.