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ONE Championship Announces Partnership With The Sports Authority Of Thailand

6 January 2020 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held the ONE: A NEW TOMORROW Official Kick-Off Press Conference at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel ahead of Friday night’s blockbuster event at the Impact Arena.

Before various local and international media, ONE Championship announced a partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT).

ONE Championship’s partnership with (SAT) aims to further develop the sport of Muay Thai on a global scale. The collaboration will see both organizations work together to establish ONE HERO SERIES MUAY THAI in Thailand, which seeks to discover grassroots Muay Thai talent in both the local and international level.

The goal of ONE HERO SERIES is to provide young, up-and-coming Muay Thai athletes the global platform to showcase their skills, and carve a path towards having a sustainable professional career in the sport.

More information on ONE: A NEW TOMORROW is available at www.onefc.com. Tickets are available at https://www.thaiticketmajor.com/sport/onechampionship.html

In attendance at the Press Conference were ONE Championship President of Thailand Jitinat Asdamongkol, ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon, ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, Jonathan Haggerty, Victor Pinto, Muangthai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, and Sangmanee Sathian MuayThai Gym. Also in attendance as special guests were Mr. Khemmapol Auitayakul, Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Sports, and Mr. Tanukiat Janchum, Director of Professional Sports Development and Boxing Department.

Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “I am excited to announce a partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand. Together, we will work towards developing the sport of Muay Thai not just in the country, but also on a massive global scale. There is a lot of spectacular Muay Thai talent in Thailand. As an organization, we want to be able to give them the tools they need to be successful. ONE Championship is also ready for another epic year of martial arts. We have incredible plans over the next 12 months, starting right here in Bangkok. Our ONE Championship athletes are ready to showcase their incredible skills this Friday night.”

Jitinat Asdamongkol, President of ONE Championship Thailand, stated: “It is our absolute honor to have the Sports Authority of Thailand here in attendance today, as we announce our partnership. At ONE Championship, we have a huge responsibility to guide the next generation of martial artists towards becoming honorable and respectable athletes. As the world’s largest martial arts organization, we believe developing our martial arts talent in the true Asian values is of utmost importance. This partnership with SAT helps us provide our youth with a bright future, and a viable career in Muay Thai. Thailand is always at the forefront of ONE Championship’s exciting events. This first event of 2020, ONE: A NEW TOMORROW, promises to be something special. It’s going to be amazing to witness all the world-class martial arts talent in the country as they delight the fans with epic performances. I cannot wait for this Friday night!”

Tanukiat Janchum, Director of Professional Sports Development and Boxing Department, stated: “We are excited to announce this partnership with ONE Championship, with our goal of raising the profile of the sport of Muay Thai. Muay Thai is steeped in Thai martial arts history. It is a representation of our people and our culture. The sport deserves to be showcased on a global scale, to millions of people around the world. Through this partnership with ONE, we can leverage both of our resources to bring the action and excitement of authentic Muay Thai to fans across the globe.”