The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition brings together the hit reality competition show and the largest global sports media property in Asia’s history. Contestants from around the world will compete in high-stakes challenges designed to test their limits, with the ultimate prize being a once-in-a-lifetime US$250,000 job under the mentorship of ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong.


Chatri Sityodtong is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, Asia’s largest global sports media property in history with a broadcast to over 2.7 billion potential viewers across 150+ countries around the world. ONE Championship is a celebration of Asia’s greatest cultural treasures, martial arts and esports. Through the power of media and the magic of storytelling, ONE Championship is on a mission to unleash real-life superheroes, celebrate values, ignite dreams, inspire nations, and change the world.

Sityodtong is a self-made entrepreneur and lifelong martial artist from Thailand. His rags-to-riches life story has inspired millions around the world on BBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and other major media. Most recently, Forbes selected Sityodtong as one of Asia’s next generation tycoons. Sityodtong was also named “Asia’s King of Martial Arts” by Financial Times, and Asia’s 2nd Most Powerful Person In Sports by FOX Sports. He is a perennial keynote speaker at the world’s top business conferences such as Forbes Global CEO Conference, Milken Institute, CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards, YPO Edge, Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Cannes Lions, Asian Leadership Conference, and others. Sityodtong has also been featured as the cover story for magazines such as Inc, Esquire, Playboy, CEO, Wealth, Tatler, The Peak, MillionaireAsia, Black Belt, and more. Sityodtong is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools.

Inducted into the Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame in 2019, Sityodtong has over 35+ years of martial arts experience as a student, a fighter, a teacher, and a coach. Sityodtong is a certified senior Muay Thai instructor under the legendary Kru Yodtong Senanan of the world-renowned Sityodtong Gym in Thailand. He also holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Master Renzo Gracie.

Chatri Sityodtong holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Tufts University.


  • 1 high-profile CEO as host
  • 13 episodes of nail-biting reality TV excitement
  • 12 of Asia’s top CEOs as guest judges
  • 12 World Champions and celebrities
  • 16 contestants from around the globe
  • 50 countries in Asia for broadcast reach
  • 4 billion potential viewership broadcast reach
  • 1 winner

High-stakes game of mind, body, and spirit for the greatest job in the world.

Business competitions focused on a variety of real world problems, business models, and industries to test IQ, EQ, common sense, strategic thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, character, and more.

Physical adventure challenges to test abilities against World Champion athletes from ONE Championship. Martial arts experience is not required or expected.

Winner receives a US$250,000 job offer to join ONE Championship for a year as Chatri Sityodtong’s protégé.


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Upload a 1-minute video of yourself telling us why you deserve to be 1 of the 16 contestants.
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Apply via Instagram

Follow Chatri Sityodtong on Instagram and post a 1-minute video of yourself telling us why you deserve to be 1 of the 16 contestants. You MUST tag @yodchatri and include #ApprenticeONE to qualify. Make sure your account is set to “public.”

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Follow Chatri Sityodtong on Facebook and post a 1-minute video of yourself telling us why you deserve to be 1 of the 16 contestants. You MUST include #ApprenticeONE to qualify. Make sure your post is set to “public.”

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To boost your odds of getting selected, have your friends and family comment on Chatri’s posts about The Apprentice telling us why you deserve to be on the show. The applicant with the most buzz will automatically get 1 of the 16 contestant spots!

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