ONE Championship is slowly growing in to a global powerhouse. With former UFC mega star Rich Franklin as a front man and some high quality promotional videos along with engaging web content it is not surprising. In their latest highlights video we see some of the best submissions the organization has produced.
ONE Championship, the Singapore-based Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing promotion launched in 2011, is home to an ever-lengthening list of fighters from New Zealand, and Nyrene Crowley looks set to join the ranks, and soon. Born and bread in Auckland, Crowley headed to Bali in September last year after leaving her trainers with … Read more
I was texting back and forth with one of the most respectful, hard working, and friendly people on the planet about his current projects and he said he was very busy, but loved every minute of it. Rich Franklin is the vice president of international MMA organization ONE Championship and stays in constant motion nowadays so getting texts from him means he’s at least taking an occasional breather. If you would like a road map to success just look at his path from math teacher, to UFC champion, and then a powerful player in today’s MMA climate. One of our favorite projects he’s been working on is the ONE Warrior series and we’ve got the video. Check it out.
Singaporean Tiffany Teo is ready to take on Xiong Jingnan. She is putting her unbeaten pro record on the line in the fight scheduled for tomorrow night, when she faces her Chinese opponent, but has no concerns about her readiness or preparedness to take another victory home. Teo’s Resting Bitch Face The expression on Teo’s … Read more
Now, there is something called competition in sports, and it does not rest in a single story. There is a reason many sportsmen will always cite the desire to face new challenges as the reason why they switch sides whenever it is time for transfers. It is because sports people are rated according to the … Read more
ONE Championship returned to the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia today as middleweight champ Vitaly Bigdash retained his belt against “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang via unanimous decision. ONE: Quest for Power kicked off 2017 with a nine-fight card that included three knockouts, one submission and one No Contest. Full results for ONE: Quest for Power … Read more
Jenny Huang is Taiwan’s first professional female mixed martial arts fighter. She holds a perfect record of 5-0 and is currently signed to ONE FC’s atomweight division. Out of her 5 wins, 3 have come via submission. She most recently competed on Dec. 2 at One Championship: Age of Domination where she defeated Filipino fighter April Osenio via a … Read more
One Championship held “Global Rivals” from the 20,000 seat Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines today. The “Funky” one Ben Askren improved his unbeaten record to 15-0 (1 NC) with a hard fought five-round unanimous decision win over Nikolay Aleksakhin (17-4) at a 188-pound catchweight bout. Askren stopped the Russian’s six-fight winning streak and … Read more
ONE Championship will return to Jakarta, Indonesia with ONE: TRIBE OF WARRIORS on Feb. 20 from the Istora Senayan. Welterweight contender Luis “Sapo” Santos will face Rafael “The Machine” Silva in the main event. Also, Dutch MMA vet Vincent “Magnivincent” Latoel takes on Japan’s Kotetsu “No Face” Boku, and Mario Satya Wirawan faces Yohan Mulia Legowo … Read more
ONE Championship has introduced a new weigh-in program that will hopefully be safer for the fighters and also help prevent what happened with the recent Luis Santos situation. Fighters are no longer allowed to cut weight by dehydration and will now compete at their “walking-weight”. The news comes via ONE Championship press release: 23 December … Read more