1 October 2019 – Tokyo, Japan: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that the organization will be conducting exclusive Meet-and-Greet sessions with ONE Championship superstars during the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, happening from 5-6 October at the Bellesalle Shibuya Garden in Tokyo, Japan.
At the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, fans will have the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite ONE Championship superstars and participate in photo and autograph sessions.
5 October, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Angela Lee and Christian Lee
Reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, and her younger brother, reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian Lee will both be in attendance at the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest to spend time with fans. Both athletes will be competing at ONE: CENTURY 世紀. Angela is scheduled to defend her World Title against China’s Xiong Jing Nan, while Christian is set to face Turkey’s Saygid Guseyn Arslanaliev in the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Championship Final.
6 October, 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong
ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong will participate in an exclusive 30-minute Meet-and-Greet session with fans. Sityodtong is of Thai and Japanese heritage, and a well-respected martial artist and entrepreneur. His rags-to-riches story has inspired many around the world. Fans will not want to miss the chance to meet the Founder of ONE Championship in person.
In addition, former Women’s Bantamweight World Champion and ONE Vice President Miesha Tate, top Japanese athletes Shinya Aoki, Yoshihiro Akiyama, and Yuya Wakamatsu, as well as the ONE Championship Ring Girls will also be available for Meet-and-Greet, photo, and autograph sessions across the two-day event.
The ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest takes place just a week before ONE: CENTURY 世紀, ONE Championship’s historic 100th live event.
ONE: CENTURY 世紀 takes place live from the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, 13 October, and is the single greatest world championship martial arts event in the last 100 years. With 28 World Champions featured across various martial arts, ONE: CENTURY 世紀 is also the first martial arts event in history to host two full-scale World Championship events on the same day.
ONE: CENTURY 世紀 features World Championship title bouts, World Grand Prix Championship Finals, and World Champion versus World Champion match-ups. Part I of ONE: CENTURY 世紀 will be broadcast live in the United States via TNT and B/R Live. Part II in the evening, will be broadcast live across more than 140 countries worldwide and streamed to 2.6 billion potential viewers through the world’s largest television networks.
Part I of ONE: CENTURY 世紀 starts from 9:00 a.m. JST (October 13) / 8:00 p.m. EST (October 12). Part II starts from 5:00 p.m. JST (October 13) / 4:00 a.m. EST (October 13).