Life has been very different for ONE Championship’s elite martial artists during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it looks like normality is finally on the horizon.
Some governments have begun to ease restrictions on gyms – particularly for professional athletes – and the superstars have raced back to resume their training.
It might take time for these athletes to regain their regular fitness levels, but it’s clear they have even more enthusiasm than usual after so much time away.
Check out these videos and photos from various ONE Championship heroes as they get back to doing what they do best.
Despite his assertion that he felt a “bit slow” and a “bit rusty,” it looks like Liam “Hitman” Harrison is already firing on all cylinders.
Karate World Champion “Super” Sage Northcutt chose to get in some grappling work as he trained at 10th Planet Austin with elite submission specialist Kyle Boehm.
Former ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Jonathan “The General” Haggerty is looking as slick as ever with his trademark elbows.
Rui Botelho might not have a pad holder, but he does have a heavy bag and months of pent-up frustration to unleash – and he is clearly enjoying it.
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ONE Super Series strawweight contender Andy “Punisher” Howson is back at his home gym of Bad Company in Leeds, England, and he is not holding back with his powerful combinations.