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.
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.
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.
SINGAPORE — Staying true to its push to bring mixed martial arts in its truest form to more people and continue to evolve as a game-changing organization, ONE Championship officially launched here on May 14 its mobile app.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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ONE Championship’s push into the mobile platform took further root after it signed a memorandum of understanding with Singtel Group to deliver martial arts-related content and other digital assets to customers across Asia.
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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
02 December 2016 – Manila, PHILIPPINES: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again electrified the capacity crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION showcased the Philippines’ top mixed martial arts (MMA) talent along with the world’s best fighters. In the main event, Brandon Vera retained his ONE Heavyweight World Championship with a dominant victory over Japanese challenger Hideki Sekine.
12 December 2016 – Baguio City, Philippines: Baguio City officials organized a parade for newly crowned ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang last Friday, 9 December. Folayang won the title at ONE: DEFENDING HONOR which took place 11 November at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. The Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran defeated former champion, Japanese MMA legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki via third round technical knockout.
06 March 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its return to Manila on 21 April to hold its tenth event on Philippine shores. The 20,000-capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena will play host to ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY, which promises another evening of world-class mixed martial arts action that fans around the globe should not miss. Headlining the card will be ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang of the Philippines, who will defend his belt for the first time against Malaysia’s Ev “E.T.” Ting.
The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again electrified the Singapore Indoor Stadium as the organization played host to yet another evening of authentic martial arts action. ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS showcased the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent, featuring a packed card of compelling bouts that left the crowd on the edge of their seats.
04 January 2017 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its return to Bangkok on 11 March for another exciting evening of world-class mixed martial arts action. ONE: WARRIOR KINGDOM is set to electrify the Impact Arena once again with the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent. Headlining the fight card is ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee who is set to defend her title against rising star Jenny Huang.
ONE Championship’s return home to Singapore on Friday, May 26 shaped up to be one of the organization’s most exciting cards for this year as fireworks erupted inside the 12,000-capacity Singapore Indoor Stadium.
With a solid lineup centered around an epic main and co-main event, ONE: DYNASTY OF HEROES lived up to its blockbuster billing as the world’s best martial artists delivered excitement and non-stop action.
Widely considered as the frontrunner of mixed martial arts in the Asian region, ONE Championship seeks to end the first half of 2017 on an astounding note as the organization makes its way back to the beautiful city of Yangon to stage its fourth live event in Myanmar at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium on 30 June.
MACAU has a special place in the heart of Filipino mixed martial arts fighter Joshua “The Passion” Pacio after being part of history when Asia’s largest sports media property ONE Championship debuted in the special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China last year. And now that he is set to fight back there, he said he is very much excited and looking forward to performing well anew.
Part of the under card for “ONE: Kings & Conquerors” happening at the Cotai Arena in The Venetian Macao on Aug. 5, Baguio City, Benguet native Pacio will take on Japanese newcomer Hayato Suzuki.
Liberian standout Jerome S. Paye is all geared up for his three-round flyweight encounter with Indonesian prospect Stefer Rahardian on the undercard of ONE: QUEST FOR POWER in Jakarta, Indonesia on 14 January.
Paye made his ONE Championship debut against China’s Li Hao Jie in February 2016, showcasing a well-rounded set of techniques and stifling his opponent with an array of striking combinations. However, he fell short in his bout against his Chinese foe by way of unanimous decision.
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