ONE Championship’s athletes rock some of the trendiest and most stylish hairstyles around.
With their mullets, crew cuts, mohawks, and a variety of other interesting dos, they bring their own brand of shock and awe to the Circle.
Here are 10 of the best men’s hairstyles in The Home Of Martial Arts.
#1 Petchdam Petchyindee Academy
“The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy is one of the most entertaining and colorful characters in all of martial arts.
Like a puzzle that leaves his opponents guessing his next move, the former ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion’s hairstyle is also a constant mystery.
Similar to the once fluorescent rainbow hairdos popularized by Chicago Bulls iconoclast Dennis Rodman, “The Baby Shark’s” hair dyes have ranged from orange-red to aquamarine blue.
Together with his catchy dance moves and fancy cosplay costumes, Petchdam’s vibrant hairstyle makes him the highlight attraction of every event he is on.
#2 Li Kai Wen
With fearsome tattoos covering his entire torso, “The Underdog” Li Kai Wen cuts a menacing figure.
The Tianjin Top Team representative’s bronzed flattop and stone-gaze strikes fear into the heart of his opponents.
Li’s 141-second demolition of five-time Indonesian Featherweight Champion Paul Lumihi is proof that this Chinese warrior cannot be intimidated.
#3 Joshua Pacio
No one has “The Passion” for fashion quite like Joshua Pacio.
The ONE Strawweight World Champion is one of the most well-groomed superstars in The Home Of Martial Arts.
From the Millennial Igorot style to the Super Saiyan mode, the Filipino sensation shows how to shape the perfect hairstyle for every occasion.
#4 Elias Mahmoudi
Elias “The Sniper” Mahmoudi is always on point with his pompadour.
It never wilts, despite his incredibly kinetic performances inside the Circle.
The multiple-time Muay Thai World Champion’s neatly buzzed sides go perfectly with his textured high top to create a great pomp.
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#5 Mohammed Bin Mahmoud
With his stylish robes and cool air, it is easy to confuse Mohammed “Jordan Boy” Bin Mahmoud for a young fashionista on the rise.
The 24-year-old Kedah-born striker always wants to look his best so he can perform at his best.
#6 Wang Junguang
Thanks to his iconic low shave mohawk, “Golden Boy” Wang Junguang is easily the most recognizable Chinese athlete on the roster.
Wang was so dedicated to martial arts that he moved to a smaller village so that he could train without any distractions.
Like his trademark hairstyle, which has caught fire with fans, the Enfusion Kickboxing World Champion hopes to make a name for himself by winning a ONE World Title.
#7 Kevin Belingon
Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon rocks the high-fade mohawk and finishes with a mullet as a homage to his Igorot brethren.
Inspired by the legendary Bruce Lee to learn martial arts in his youth, “The Silencer” is now one of the leading bantamweights on the global stage.
Check out Belingon’s furry mane in action in this home workout video.
#8 James Nakashima
NJCAA National Wrestling Champion James Nakashima is a masterpiece of follicular finery.
The undefeated welterweight has the facial hair game to complement his flowing hairdo, which is nicely braided into shoulder-length cornrows.
A protégé of Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs, Nakashima captured the LFA Welterweight Title in 2018 and now has the ONE Welterweight World Title in his sights.
#9 Muhammad Aiman
As one of Malaysia’s top martial artists, “Jungle Cat” Muhammad Aiman wants to be the next apex predator in the featherweight division.
The Negeri Sembilan warrior even sports the same predator-style dreadlocks from the 1987 film.
Despite his fearsome outwardly exterior, Aiman has a gentle side and indulges in drawing to relax.
#10 Sage Northcutt
“Super” Sage Northcutt is widely recognized as one of the most explosive and athletic martial artists on the planet.
The multiple-time Karate World Champion’s messy spiked hair, chiseled frame, and megawatt smile have drawn comparisons to Captain America.
Like the sentinel of liberty, Northcutt uses martial arts to serve as a beacon of positivity for the younger generation.