ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY ANNOUNCES STACKED CARD FOR MANILA THIS 21 APRIL

KINGS OF DESTINY EDUARD FOLAYANG Vs EV TING

20 March 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced a spectacular fight card for ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY, which takes place Friday, 21 April at the 20,000-capacity Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. The action-packed evening promises to feature the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent. In the main event, ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang of Baguio City, Philippines, will make the first defense of his title against top contender Ev “E.T.” Ting of…

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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES COMPLETE CARD FOR ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS

12 January 2017 – Kuala, Lumpur: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in partnership with Tune Talk, has just announced additional bouts to complete a spectacular card at ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS. The blockbuster event will feature the absolute best in local and international mixed martial arts talent, accentuating a tremendous main event bout between hometown hero Ev “E.T.” Ting and lightweight veteran Kamal Shalorus.   Ticket information for ONE: THRONE OF TIGERS is available at www.onefc.com   Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “ONE:…

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Vaughn Donayre expects ‘win-hungry’ Vincent Latoel at ONE: QUEST FOR POWER

Filipino fighter Vaughn “The Spawn” Donayre is not taking Vincent Latoel lightly as he expects his Dutch-Indonesian opponent to have a must-win mentality when they square off against each other on the undercard of ONE: QUEST FOR POWER in Jakarta, Indonesia on 14 January. Latoel, a highly-decorated kickboxer from Deventer, Netherlands, aims to snap his two-fight losing skid at the expense of Donayre. The 37-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran stumbled in two of his ONE Championship outings in 2016, yielding to former ONE Lightweight World Champion Kotetsu Boku in…

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SINGAPOREAN POP SENSATION NATHAN HARTONO TRAINS MMA WITH ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANGELA LEE

07 December 2016 – SINGAPORE: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an MMA seminar at Evolve Far East Square early Wednesday, 7 December. Singaporean pop sensation Nathan Hartono stepped onto the mats to stand across ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee. The 20-year-old Lee is the youngest world champion in MMA history. She is undefeated at six wins and no losses, capturing the title last May. Lee took the time to perform a few essential mixed martial arts (MMA) drills with Hartono,…

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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES BLOCKBUSTER 2017 SCHEDULE

06 December 2016 – SINGAPORE: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its blockbuster 2017 schedule. This past year, ONE Championship delivered world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) action to iconic Asian cities across the region, breaking into new Chinese markets while continuing to delight fans in key Asian destinations. The promotion also successfully held a live event at the Cotai Arena in glitzy Macau, and became the first-ever major MMA promotion to hold a live event in Bangkok, Thailand. Victor Cui, CEO of ONE…

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Bibiano Fernandes says he loves Manila like home – ONE Championship

Reigning ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes may have been born and raised in Brazil, but the ONE Championship titleholder feels deep in his heart that Manila is his home away from home. Fernandes (19-3) is the promotion’s top bantamweight talent and is one of the best fighters in the world. He will take on Filipino-Australian sensation Reece “Lightning” McLaren (9-3) in the co-main event of ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION which takes place Friday, 2 December at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Fernandes has competed…

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Brandon Vera returns to ONE Cage to defend heavyweight title

ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera (14-7-0, 1NC) of San Diego, California is set to make his much-anticipated return to the ONE Championship cage next Friday, 2 December at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. The Filipino-American fighter is set to defend his title belt against undefeated Japanese challenger Hideki Sekine (7-0) in the main event of ONE: AGE OF DOMINATION. The matchup headlines a stacked fight card featuring a posse of local homegrown Filipino mixed martial artists. Seeing action are Team Lakay standouts Geje Eustaquio,…

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TWO WORLD TITLE FIGHTS SET FOR ONE: DEFENDING HONOR IN SINGAPORE ON 11 NOVEMBER

  SHINYA AOKI DEFENDS ONE LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST EDUARD FOLAYANG MARAT GAFUROV DEFENDS ONE FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST NARANTUNGALAG JADAMBAA 29 September 2016 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced additional bouts for ONE: DEFENDING HONOR, which is set to rock the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 11 November. In the main event, ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki will defend his title against Eduard Folayang of the Philippines. In the co-main event, ONE Featherweight World Champion Marat Gafurov will do battle with former…

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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS MEDIA OPEN WORKOUT AT MALL OF ASIA MUSIC HALL

27 September 2016 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an open workout for fans and media in attendance at the Music Hall at the Mall of Asia in Manila. Athletes in attendance included ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, bantamweight standout Mark “Mugen” Striegl and Team Lakay warriors Eduard Folayang and Joshua Pacio. Accompanying the athletes was ONE Vice President Rich Franklin. The ONE Championship athletes took to the stage to showcase various striking and grappling skills for the…

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One Championship One Global Rivals: Ben Askren returns to ONE Cage to face Russian foe

ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben “Funky” Askren would like nothing more than to return to the cage and do what he does best and that’s to get in, dominate, and get out. The 31-year old former NCAA Division I wrestler from Arizona has been out of competition for nearly a year, but the good news is, he’s about a month away from climbing back in. Askren (14-0) will face Russia’s Nikolay Aleksakhin (17-3) in a five round welterweight bout for Askren’s title. The bout will headline ONE Championship’s first event…

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One Championship: One Global Rivals: Muin Gafurov battles Reece McLaren in Manila

19-year old Muin “Tajik” Gafurov is unbeaten as a professional mixed martial artist at 10-0, and will face Filipino-Australian Reece “Lightning” McLaren (8-3-0) in a three round bantamweight bout at ONE: GLOBAL RIVALS on April 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Gafurov made his debut at ONE Championship against highly-regarded American standout Casey Suire last September, impressing the crowd with his all-out aggressive style. He defeated Suire by stunning spinning back kick to the body knockout. Last January, Gafurov trumped Finnish MMA stalwart Toni “Dynamite” Tauru,…

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Twisted fighter Natalie Gonzales Hills Talks About Great Experience with ONE By Carlos Cinco

  Female mixed martial artist Natalie Gonzales Hills, also known as “The Kilapino”, debuted for ONE Championship last Friday, November 13 at ONE: Pride of Lions, but her first time inside the ONE Cage didn’t exactly go as she had planned. Hills was caught in one of the rarest submission maneuvers in professional mixed martial arts by opponent Angela Lee, who is quickly gaining a reputation as a grappling ace. Lee forced Hills to tap out from a ‘Twister’, a move that has only been executed a handful of times…

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LEE SIBLINGS CAP OFF EXCITING ONE: SPIRIT OF CHAMPIONS FIGHT CARD

LEE SIBLINGS CAP OFF EXCITING ONE: SPIRIT OF CHAMPIONS FIGHT CARD GEJE EUSTAQUIO AND EUGENE TOQUERO FACE CHINESE FIGHTERS, YANG JIAN BING AND WU ZE RESPECTIVELY ALSO: BRUNO PUCCI RETURNS TO MEET ANTHONY ENGELEN 23 November 2015 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE) has announced the complete fight card for ONE: SPIRIT OF CHAMPIONS which takes place at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in the Philippines on 11 December. The card is headlined by a spectacular showdown between Brandon “The Truth” Vera and…

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ONE Championship Q and A: Ana “The Hurricane”Julaton

Next Bout: vs. Irina Mazepa ONE: SPIRIT OF CHAMPIONS 11 December 2015 Mall of Asia Arena, Manila Nationality: American (with Filipino roots) Date of Birth: 5 July 1980 Primary Fighting Discipline: Boxing Professional Record: 2 Wins, 1 Loss Characteristics: Fast, solid striking technique What was your thought about the upcoming fight against Irina Mazepa? It was the fight that was supposed to happen last year and she wasn’t to pull it off because of an injury down when I had to fight in Dubai. That was when Ann Osman stepped…

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Question and Answer WITH MMA FIGHTER NATALIE “THE KILAPINO” GONZALES HILLS

Natalie Gonzales Hills Next Bout: vs. Angela Lee ONE: PRIDE OF LIONS 13 November 2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium Singapore   Nationality: Australian (with Filipino roots) Date of Birth: 17 February 1988   (27 Years Old) Primary Fighting Discipline: Muay Thai Secondary Fighting Discipline: Wrestling Professional Record: 2 Wins, 2 Losses Characteristics: Highly aggressive, solid striking technique, capable mat skills   What’s the story behind the nickname, “The Kilapino”? On the run up to my first pro fight, I got asked what my fight nickname would be. I had all these ideas…

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