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Chingiz Allazov
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ONE Championship to host Featherweight Kickboxing Grand Prix in 2024

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 23, 2024

ONE Championship is poised to set the stage ablaze once again with the return of the prestigious ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix in 2024. The promotion made the announcement on its social media platforms. However, there was no mention of the tourney’s kick-off date.

Stamp Fairtex
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Stamp out: Grandjean steps in to face Zamboanga at ONE 167

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 23, 2024

Denice Zamboanga will remain on the ONE 167 on Prime Video card after all, securing a short-notice opponent in Noelle Grandjean. Both square off against each other in a women’s atomweight MMA clash, airing live in U.S. primetime from the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Rodtang Jitmuangnon and Jonathan Haggerty
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Filipino MMA star foresees savage win for "The Iron Man" at ONE 167: "Rodtang will KO him"

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 22, 2024

As the excitement mounts for ONE 167 on Prime Video, there’s one bout that has captured Lito Adiwang’s attention. “Thunder Kid” has his whole focus on the non-title flyweight kickboxing clash between Rodtang Jitmuangnon and Denis Puric. This happens live in U.S. primetime from the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Gabriel Sousa
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Gabriel Sousa anticipates "very different" rematch against Mikey Musumeci at ONE 167

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 22, 2024

Gabriel Sousa exudes confidence ahead of his highly anticipated rematch against Mikey Musumeci. Both men will run it back in a bantamweight submission grappling contest at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This U.S. primetime event airs live from the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Mikey Musumeci
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Mikey Musumeci discovers life's true calling despite mother's disapproval

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 21, 2024

Mikey Musumeci‘s journey to becoming one of the top grapplers today has been anything but ordinary. Despite his success on the mats, the reigning ONE Flyweight Submission Grappling World Champion has had to fight tooth and nail every step of the way to reach his current status.

Masaaki Noiri
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Once-bullied K-1 World Champion Masaaki Noiri makes it life's mission to inspire others

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 21, 2024

Masaaki Noiri stands out for his prowess as a world-class kickboxer. He makes his ONE debut in U.S. primetime on June 7 at ONE 167 on Prime Video. There, he takes on Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong in a featherweight kickboxing bout.

Tawanchai PK Saenchai
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Tawanchai stays grounded amid skyrocketing fame in ONE Championship

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 21, 2024

Tawanchai PK Saenchai will once again grace U.S. primetime on June 7. There, he defends his ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Title against “Smokin” Jo Nattawut in a rematch at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This premium live event takes place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

John Ghazali and Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat
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Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat plans to give Johan Ghazali a rude awakening at ONE 167

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 21, 2024

Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat is unfazed by the hype surrounding Johan Ghazali. Both men face each other in a flyweight Muay Thai bout at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This U.S. primetime card takes place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Johan Ghazali
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Johan Ghazali proud to shoulder family legacy in ONE Championship

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 18, 2024

Johan Ghazali carries the torch of his family’s fighting tradition into his next assignment. “Jojo” returns to action against Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat in a flyweight Muay Thai bout at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This U.S. primetime event airs live from the fabled Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Jo Nattawut
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Jo Nattawut applauds ONE Championship for Muay Thai’s growing popularity in U.S.

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 17, 2024

“Smokin’” Jo Nattawut has every reason to be excited when he returns to U.S. primetime on June 7. The Thai striker rematches Tawanchai PK Saenchai for the ONE Featherweight Muay Thai World Title at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This premium live event takes place at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

Superlek Kiatmoo9
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Superlek accepts risky fight against Kongthoranee at ONE Friday Fights 68

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 17, 2024

Before Superlek Kiatmoo9 challenges Jonathan Haggerty for the ONE Bantamweight Muay Thai World Title, he will take on a side quest. The reigning ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion locks horns with Kongthoranee Sor Sommai under Muay Thai rules. This happens at ONE Friday Fights 68, airing live in Asian primetime from the iconic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 28.

Jonathan Di Bella
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Jonathan Di Bella vs. Prajanchai set for ONE Friday Fights 68 in June

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 16, 2024

The highly anticipated matchup between Jonathan Di Bella and Prajanchai PK Saenchai will finally happen on June 28. The five-round clash for the vacant ONE Strawweight Kickboxing World Title headlines ONE Friday Fights 68. It airs live in Asian primetime from the fabled Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

Liam Harrison
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Liam Harrison promises return to old form: “I’m back”

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 15, 2024

It has been a long road back to full recovery for Liam Harrison after a career-threatening setback almost two years ago. The British legend makes his triumphant return, facing off against Katsuki Kitano in a bantamweight Muay Thai clash at ONE 167 on Prime Video. This U.S. primetime card airs live from the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 7.

Demetrious Johnson, Adriano Moraes, Herb Dean
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Demetrious Johnson still unsure if he'll fight again: "What else is there left to do?"

Josh Evanoff - May 15, 2024

ONE Championship flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson still isn’t sure if he’ll fight again. The legend known as ‘Mighty Mouse’ has been out of the cage for over a year. Demetrious Johnson last competed at ONE Fight Night 10 last May, in a trilogy bout with Adriano Moraes. There, the flyweight champion secured his second-straight victory over the Brazilian. This time, defeating ‘Mikinho’  by unanimous decision.

Chihiro Sawada, Wei Rui
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Chihiro Sawada, Wei Rui crash ONE Championship’s rankings

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 14, 2024

Chihiro Sawada and Wei Rui have stormed their way into the upper echelons of ONE Championship’s athlete rankings. This is by virtue of their stellar victories at ONE Fight Night 22 on Prime Video earlier this month.

Jeremy Miado
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Jeremy Miado to challenge Hiroba Minowa at ONE Fight Night 23

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 13, 2024

ONE Fight Night 23 on Prime Video gives fans another reason to tune in on July 5 with the addition of a high-stakes strawweight MMA clash between Jeremy Miado and Hiroba Minowa. This event airs live in U.S. primetime from Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

Luke Lessei
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Luke Lessei goes head-to-head with Bampara Kouyate at ONE Fight Night 23

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 10, 2024

Luke Lessei aims to keep his momentum going in ONE Championship. “The Chef” reports for duty again at ONE Fight Night 23 on Prime Video. There, he locks horns with Bampara Kouyate in a featherweight Muay Thai showdown.

Akbar Abdullaev
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Akbar Abdullaev showcased underrated wrestling at ONE Fight Night 22: "I can do everything"

BJPENN.COM Staff - May 9, 2024

At ONE Fight Night 22 on Prime Video last Friday, May 3, Akbar Abdullaev demonstrated why he’s far from being a one-trick pony. Known initially for his striking prowess and knockout power, he surprised many with his exceptional grappling skills.