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(SUKAN) ONE Championship Announces ONE: FIRST STRIKE for 15 October

ONE Championship™ (ONE) today announced the full card for ONE: FIRST STRIKE, which broadcasts live across the world on Friday, 15 October. The event features the first all-kickboxing main card in promotional history.

In the main event, living legend and #1-ranked ONE featherweight kickboxer Giorgio Petrosyan faces #2-ranked Superbon for the inaugural ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Championship. In the co-main event, Muay Thai megastar Rodtang Jitmuangnon continues his quest for striking supremacy when he takes on Daniel Puertas in a flyweight kickboxing bout.

Also featured on the card is the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix — the most stacked eight-man kickboxing tournament in history — to determine the new #1 contender for the World Title.

In the quarterfinal round, Marat Grigorian of Armenia faces Andy Souwer of the Netherlands, Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong of Thailand battles Tayfun Ozcan of Turkey, Samy Sana of France and Algeria faces Chingiz Allazov of Azerbaijan, and Enriko Kehl of Germany locks horns with Davit Kiria of Georgia.

The ONE: FIRST STRIKE lead card is headlined by an explosive affair between Muay Thai superstars Saemapetch Fairtex and Tawanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym.

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(SUKAN) ONE Taps Former Turner President David Levy to Join Its Board of Directors

Group ONE Holdings (“ONE” or the “Company”), Asia’s largest global sports media platform, today announced the appointment of David Levy to its Board of Directors. Levy, one of the world’s foremost media and sports executives, will serve as a Lead Director and be actively involved in the development and execution of ONE’s strategy to expand its live events, content platforms, and reach in the U.S. and other key international markets, including assisting in the Company’s media rights expansion efforts. Read more →

(SUKAN) ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL BOUTS AT ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION

14 June 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), will make its triumphant return to Yangon for another evening of authentic martial arts action. ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION takes place Friday, 30 June, and is set to once again electrify the iconic Thuwunna Indoor Stadium. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash defends his title against hometown hero “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang. Read more →

(SUKAN) VITALY BIGDASH FACES AUNG LA N SANG IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REMATCH AT ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION

30​ May 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returns to Yangon, Myanmar on 30 June for another blockbuster evening of world-class, authentic martial arts action. The Thuwunna Indoor Stadium is set to play host to ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION, featuring ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash, who will defend his title against hometown hero “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang in the main event. Read more →

(SUKAN) EV TING EDGES KAMAL SHALORUS IN MAIN EVENT OF ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS

10 February 2017 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has once again electrified the capacity crowd at the Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur with another exciting evening of world-class mixed martial arts. The absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts stars took the ONE Championship cage by storm, delighting fans in Malaysia with non-stop action. In the main event, Ev “E.T” Ting emerged victorious over Kamal “Prince of Persia” Shalorus to win by split decision in a high-octane catchweight encounter. Read more →