UFC legend Rich Franklin retired and made a smooth transition to the position of Vice President of the ONE organization. He has a popular video series which features up and coming fighters in the organization or those headed that way. This edition focuses on the talented Lito Adiwang in typical ONE fashion with high quality production values and a more personal approach. Check it out.
After suffering a brutal knockout loss to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 230 this past weekend, Chris Weidman finds himself in a position in his career that we are quite familiar with. We’ve seen the dilemma before in fellow former champs like Chuck Liddell, Rich Franklin, and Michael Bisping. Towards the end of their careers … Read more
When we saw this news earlier today it took us by surprise although we have no doubt it made our friend Rich Franklin happy. According to Ariel Helwani former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed with the ONE organization. Eddie is one the biggest free-agents out there and ONE landing him on the roster … Read more
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
Former UFC fighters Rich Franklin and Jorge Gurgel are a pair of genuinely good guys. Rich coached Jorge on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter but they trained together long before that. Let me set this video up after saying all of this. Rich Franklin was taking an ice bath to help his body recover and in walks Jorge. After some antics Gurgel climbs in and Rich doesn’t seem that shocked even after Jorge creates a makeshift thong. Check it out…
Malki Kawa told The Luke Thomas Show that his client Yoel Romero may be the greatest middleweight of all time. You can’t be the GOAT if you can’t make weight and unless you have had the UFC belt around your waist there is no chance for that moniker to be yours. Yoel missed weight for … 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.
Nate Diaz is a megastar now since defeating Conor McGregor in their first bout. Sure, McGregor got the win back, but Diaz was launched in to the million dollar club. Ronda Rousey announced herself to the world by beating reigning Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate and Chris Weidman stunned the world by defeating Anderson Silva via … 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