The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition brings together the hit reality competition show and the largest global sports media property in Asia’s history. The show is helmed by entrepreneur and business mogul Chatri Sityodtong, who is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship. 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 at ONE Championship working under Sityodtong himself.


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 treasure of martial arts, as well as the home of Asia’s largest global esports championship series, ONE 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 The Financial Times, as well as “Asia’s Second-Most Powerful Person In Sports” by FOX Sports. He is a perennial keynote speaker at the world’s top business conferences, such as the Forbes Global CEO Conference, Milken Institute, CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards, YPO Edge, Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Cannes Lions, and Asian Leadership Conference. Sityodtong has also been featured on the cover of magazines, such as Inc, Esquire, Playboy, CEO, Wealth, Tatler, The Peak, MillionaireAsia, and Black Belt. In addition, 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, fighter, teacher, and 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.


This is a business reality series, with the winner getting a US$250,000 job offer to work under Chatri Sityodtong at ONE Championship for a year.

This is a high-stakes game of mind, body, and spirit for the greatest job in the world.

As a business competition, it is 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. In addition, with ONE Championship being so deeply involved with sports, we are looking for individuals who embrace health and fitness in their personal regime and are:

  • Aged 25 to 40 years old
  • Fluent in English
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced environment or owning a business
  • Driven, competitive, adventurous, and ambitious
  • Able to commit 7 weeks to filming between October to December 2020

Please note that Martial Arts experience is neither expected nor required.


  • 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


1) 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.”

2) Facebook
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.”

Improve Your Chances
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!

By submitting a video through Instagram or Facebook, you agree to our terms and conditions.

3) Online Submission


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