ONE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES COMPLETE CARD FOR ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS

    12 January 2017 – Kuala, Lumpur: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in partnership with Tune Talk, has just announced additional bouts to complete a spectacular card at ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS. The blockbuster event will feature the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent, accentuating a tremendous main event bout between hometown hero Ev “E.T.” Ting and lightweight veteran Kamal Shalorus.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES FULL 2018 CALENDAR FEATURING 24 EVENTS ACROSS ASIA

    The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its blockbuster 2018 calendar featuring 24 massive events taking place in iconic cities across Asia. The promotion continues to set the bar for authentic world-class martial arts, bringing a unique experience to fans all over the region. Apart from events previously held in major Asian cities, ONE Championship also introduces inaugural events in new markets South Korea and Japan.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES FULL BOUT CARD FOR RETURN TO JAKARTA ON 16 SEPTEMBER

    7 September 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced additional bouts for ONE: TOTAL VICTORY, set for the Jakarta Convention Center on 16 September. In the main event, former ONE Flyweight World Champion Kairat Akhmetov of Kazakhstan takes on Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio of the Philippines. In addition to the blockbuster headline bout, a series of compelling matchups have been put together featuring the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES ONE: QUEST FOR GREATNESS FOR KUALA LUMPUR ON 18 AUGUST

    ONE FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION MARAT GAFUROV DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST MARTIN NGUYEN

    10 July 2017 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced another blockbuster evening of authentic martial arts action. ONE: QUEST FOR GREATNESS is set to return to the iconic Stadium Negara on 18 August for another spectacular showcase of Asia’s top martial arts talent. In the main event, undefeated ONE Featherweight World Champion Marat “Cobra” Gafurov of Russia puts his world title on the line against top contender Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen of Australia.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES TWO ADDITIONAL BOUTS TO ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES

    09 May 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced two additional bouts to complete a stacked fight card at ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES set for the Singapore Indoor Stadium this 26 May. Former world title challenger Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio of Baguio City, Philippines is scheduled for a highly-anticipated rematch against Anatpong “Mak” Bunrad of Thailand. Also, Indonesian National Grappling Champion Jeremy Meciaz makes his ONE Championship debut against Chen “Rock Man” Lei.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP BRINGS WORLD-CLASS MMA CONTENT TO AFRICA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STARTIMES

    25 November 2016 – Beijing, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced a blockbuster media partnership with StarTimes -- a Beijing-based media group dedicated to promoting Chinese culture to Africa. As an influential system integrator, technology provider and network operator in China’s broadcasting industry, StarTimes provides digital television services and various content to sub-Saharan Africa. On 25 November, ONE Championship held a press conference in Beijing to announce the collaboration. In attendance were Director of ONE Championship Media Rights Roland Lam, Alain “The Panther” Ngalani, James “The Falcon” Kouame, as well as Chinese fighters Li Kai Wen and Ma Jia Wen.

  • ONE Championship chairman promises fireworks in organization’s return to Manila

    With ONE Championship returning to Manila, Philippines on 21 April, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization seeks to electrify the 20,000-seater SM Mall of Asia Arena once again.

    Company chairman Chatri Sityodtong revealed that ONE Championship is preparing a blockbuster event for its tenth venture on Philippine shores.

    “April 21st in Manila is going to be a massive, massive event. We are going to have a crazy card for the fans in the Philippines. You’ve got to come out and show your love. We’re going to see some fireworks. It will probably be our biggest event in the Philippines,” he stated,

  • ONE Championship chairman sees Eduard Folayang as Philippines’ next global sports icon

    If there is one athlete who put the Philippines on the map of the international sporting scene, it is Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao.

    Pacquiao has captured 13 world titles in eight different weight classes and was hailed "Fighter of the Year" three times by both The Ring Magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA).

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS MEDIA OPEN WORKOUT AT MALL OF ASIA MUSIC HALL

    27 September 2016 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an open workout for fans and media in attendance at the Music Hall at the Mall of Asia in Manila. Athletes in attendance included ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, bantamweight standout Mark “Mugen” Striegl and Team Lakay warriors Eduard Folayang and Joshua Pacio. Accompanying the athletes was ONE Vice President Rich Franklin.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS ONE: KINGS & CONQUERORS KICK-OFF PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE VENETIAN MACAO

    03 August 2017 – Macao, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held a blockbuster kick-off press conference for ONE: KINGS &  CONQUERORS at the Sicily Room at The Venetian Macao in Macao, China. In attendance was Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong as well as reigning and defending ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes of Brazil, and his opponent, world title challenger Andrew Leone of the United States.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS OPEN WORKOUT FOR COMPETITORS OF ONE: TOTAL VICTORY

    14 September 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an open workout for competitors of ONE: TOTAL VICTORY at the Celebrity Fitness gym of FX Sudirman in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday, 14 September. The workout featured Filipino standout Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio, as well as homegrown talents such as “The Terminator” Sunoto, Stefer Rahardian and Adrian Matheis who showcased their martial arts techniques in front of fans and media.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS PRESS LUNCHEON AT VIKINGS MOA

    29 November 2016 – Manila, PHILIPPINES: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held a luncheon for select members of the media at Vikings Mall of Asia late Tuesday, 29 November. Athletes in attendance included ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes, and world title challenger Reece “Lightning” McLaren, as well as Filipino fighters Danny Kingad and Eugene Toquero.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOSTS OPEN WORKOUT FOR ATHLETES AT ONE: HERO’S DREAM IN YANGON

    The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held an open workout for athletes competing at ONE: HERO’S DREAM. Held at the Myanmar Plaza on 31 October, the ONE: HERO’S DREAM Open Workout featured main event competitors, reigning ONE Middleweight World Champion “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang and Muay Thai heavyweight champion Alain “The Panther” Ngalani. Also in attendance were local martial arts stars Phoe Thaw and Saw Ba Oo who will be competing on the supporting card.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOSTS TEAM LAKAY MEDIA DAY IN MANILA

    09 May 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held an exclusive media day for Baguio City’s famed Team Lakay. The event took place at Vikings Venue at the SM Mall of Asia Bayside, Tuesday, 9 May. 

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP POSTS IMPRESSIVE SOCIAL MEDIA GROWTH FOLLOWING MYANMAR EVENT

    Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), hosted a blockbuster event in front of a packed Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar last Friday, 30 June, posting record-high social media growth statistics. ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION saw Myanmar crown its first ever world champion in any sport, electrifying a raucous crowd cheering on its new champion in front of a global audience.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RAISES SERIES C INVESTMENT LED BY SEQUOIA INDIA AND MISSION HOLDINGS

    Total Capital Raised Now At US$100,000,000

    20 July 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), announced today that it has secured a significant equity investment led by Sequoia India (Sequoia) and Mission Holdings, bringing its total capital raised to US$100 million. New and existing investors also participated in this investment round. This equity investment will further solidify ONE's dominant market leadership position in the sports media industry in Asia and accelerate its global growth. 

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH BROADCAST GIANT ABS-CBN

    Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that the company has renewed its partnership with ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment organization. The multimedia conglomerate, with a reach that spans the entire nation and millions of homes all around the globe, will have access to all ONE Championship content, including live events in the Philippines.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS AMERICAN GRAPPLING SUPERSTAR GARRY TONON

    The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that American grappling superstar, Garry “Lion Killer” Tonon, is set to make his professional debut in ONE Championship, having signed an exclusive contract with the organization. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion is a fixture in global grappling tournaments, and is widely-considered one of the best submission grapplers in history. His first bout under the ONE Championship banner has yet to be announced.

  • ONE CHAMPIONSHIP TELEVISION RATINGS SHOW INCREDIBLE GROWTH IN LAST THREE YEARS

    25 April 2017 – Singapore: Over the past three years, ONE Championship, the largest sports media property in Asian history, has seen incredible growth rates in both television viewership and social media engagement -- a testament to the rapid rise of the promotion in worldwide households and the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) as a whole.

  • ONE GRAPPLING CHALLENGE MACAO SET FOR 13 AUGUST AT THE VENETIAN MACAO

    TOURNAMENT FEATURES IBJJF RULES

    ELITE DIVISION TO FEATURE SHINYA AOKI, ANGELA LEE, AND MICHELLE NICOLINI

    05 August 2016 – Macao, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), will be conducting a grappling tournament on Saturday, 13 August in Macao, China. The ONE GRAPPLING CHALLENGE MACAO is set to be held between 10am to 4pm in conjunction w