ONE In The Media

  • IB Times

    From Busan to Sacramento, ONE Championship featherweight contender Kim Jae Woong is determined to find the best training partners available. In this instance, that means making the 5,630-mile and 13-hour trek to Team Alpha Male in California, home of former WEC champion Urijah Faber and former UFC titleholder Cody Garbrandt.

  • Sportskeeda

    Arjan Bhullar took out Brandon Vera to be crowned just the second ONE heavyweight champion since the promotion’s 2011 start. The Canadian-Indian arrived in ONE Championship in 2019 having gone 3-1 in the octagon. Currently riding a four-fight winning streak with a world title wrapped around his shoulder, Bhullar’s stock has never been higher.

  • Sherdog

    Jingnan Xiong can sense danger on the horizon. “The Panda” will put her One Championship women’s strawweight title on the line against eight-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Michelle Nicolini in the “EMPOWER” main event on Sept. 3 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

  • Manila Bulletin

    There’s no doubt that Seo Hee “Arale Chan” Ham is one of the biggest acquisitions in ONE Championship in recent years, and she’s happy that she’ll get to face the top contender of the division in her debut. Ham makes her much-awaited ONE Championship entrance against Denice “Lycan Queen” Zamboanga in the first round of the ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix, which takes place at the historic ONE: EMPOWER on 3 September.

  • MixedMartialArts.com

    In just three years, ONE Championship fighter Itsuki Hirata has gone from relative mixed martial arts unknown to reality TV star and is now on the precipice of becoming a breakout superstar as one of eight participants in the promotion’s atomweight Grand Prix, that kicks off at ONE Championship: Empower on September 3.

  • Yahoo

    Former two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex of Thailand says she is completely focused on her upcoming bout at ONE: EMPOWER against rival Alyona Rassohyna. However, the 23-year-old from Pattaya can’t help but imagine the possibilities of potentially facing her ‘idol,’ reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee down the line.

  • South China Morning Post

    Plenty of fans were upset after Bi Nguyen was awarded a split decision over Ritu Phogat at ONE Championship’s Dangal event, handing “The Indian Tigress” her first loss in MMA in the process. But “Killer Bee” (6-6) is having none of the criticism, particularly from her opponent’s fans, some of whom have hit out on social media with claims she “cheated” and Phogat (4-1) was “robbed”.

  • IB Times

    Asian martial arts promotion ONE Championship is gearing for a “massive” 10th-year anniversary card later in the year to celebrate the milestone. Chatri Sityodtong, the chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, revealed that the Singapore-based organization is already working on what is described as “the biggest event in history.”

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