Tag: ONE CHAMPIONSHIP™

(SUKAN) Chatri Sityodtong brings MMA to the mainstream in Asia

Chatri1Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is considered by some to be the fastest growing sport in the world. Just in the past decade alone, viewership has increased from the hundreds of thousands to the millions. Though the allure and excitement of martial arts in a safe and competitive environment has drawn fans from all corners of the globe, the sport’s popularity in Asia can be attributed to one Thai entrepreneur from humble beginnings. Read more →

(SUKAN) ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ENTERS INTO COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

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22 April 2016 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), and global music industry giant Universal Music Group (UMG) have agreed to collaborate and create an unprecedented level of sports and entertainment across Asia. The collaboration will see blockbuster concert performances by UMG artists as part of ONE Championship’s live mixed martial arts events, bringing together the intense, adrenaline-pumping action that ONE Championship has become known for with UMG’s world-class musical productions.   Read more →

(SUKAN)ONE Championship – BEN ASKREN OVERCOMES TREMENDOUS CHALLENGE FROM NIKOLAY ALEKSAKHIN

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15 April 2016 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), put on a spectacular show at the 20,000-capacity Mall of Asia Arena, featuring the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent. Geje Eustaquio turned in a masterful performance against young Malaysian prospect Gianni Subba to win by unanimous decision in the co-main event. In the main event, ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben “Funky” Askren overcame a spirited performance from Russian contender Nikolay Aleksakhin to win by unanimous decision in a five-round Super Fight. Read more →

(SUKAN) ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES BLOCKBUSTER DEAL WITH PHILIPPINE MULTIMEDIA GIANT ABS-CBN

12992762_779896828811816_210558233_nManila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE) has just announced a monumental deal with the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment company, ABS-CBN. The multimedia conglomerate, with a reach that spans the entire nation and millions of homes all around the globe, will broadcast coverage of live ONE Championship events in Asia to fight fans across the Philippines on its sports channel ABS-CBN Sports + Action. ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history and the largest media broadcast in Asia with streams to a potential one billion homes in over 75 countries. Among the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions in ONE Championship are Filipino mixed martial artists who have exemplified courage and honor inside the ONE Cage, helping make ONE Championship what it is today. Read more →

(SUKAN) ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO SINGAPORE ON 6 MAY WITH ONE: ASCENT TO POWER

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01 April 2016 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in partnership with G-Shock, Under Armour, MAH Pte. Ltd., and Marvel´s Captain America: Civil War, has just announced its glorious return to the Lion City with another heart-thumping evening of world-class mixed martial arts action. Nine exciting bouts are scheduled to take place on 6 May at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash will defend his title against challenger Aleksei Butorin. Also, Singapore’s Angela Lee is set to do battle with Japan’s Mei Yamaguchi for the inaugural ONE Women’s Atomweight World Championship in the co-main event. Read more →