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Kingad, Torres set for ONE Championship return in December

FILIPINOS Danny “The King” Kingad and Jomary “The Zamboanginian Fighter” Torres are set to make their ONE Championship return at “ONE: Big Bang” pencilled for Dec. 4 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Eustaquio hacks win in rough night for Team Lakay

FRIDAY’S “ONE: Inside The Matrix III” proved to be a rough night for Baguio-based Team Lakay after only one of its three featured fighters came out victorious.

Belingon out to keep standing in ONE bantamweight division

FORMER ONE Championship bantamweight champion and current number one contender Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon returns to action on Friday and is looking to keep his standing and be in a position still to make an assault at the division title.

Lito ‘Thunder Kid’ Adiwang has ailing mother in mind heading into...

APART from keeping his ONE Championship winning strict alive, Filipino strawweight fighter Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang has a bigger reason for wanting to win in his ONE Championship return—his ailing mother, Leticia.

Three Team Lakay fighters return to ONE action

BAGUIO-based Team Lakay will be prominently featured at ONE Championship’s “Inside The Matrix III” event on Nov. 13.

Filipino Gonzales out to swing back to winning at ONE Championship

ONE Championship stages the second iteration of its “Inside The Matrix” event in Singapore today with Filipino flyweight Ramon Gonzales taking part and looking to make his way back to the winning track.

Denice ‘The Menace’ Zamboanga welcomes grand prix route to prove worth...

HER worth as a title contender for the ONE Championship women’s atomweight division questioned, Filipino mixed martial arts fighter Denice “The Menace” Zamboanga said she is accepting the challenge to earn a shot by way of a grand prix format.

Folayang set for ONE Championship return fight later this month in...

FILIPINO mixed martial arts veteran Eduard “Landslide” Folayang is set to make his return in the ONE Championship circle later this month in a fight against Australian Antonio “The Spartan” Caruso.

Folayang underscores key role teachers play in honing the youth

A HIGH SCHOOL teacher prior to becoming one of the top mixed martial artists in the country, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang surely knows the key role that teachers play in honing the youth.

ONE Championship signs up Angela Lee’s younger sister

WORLD titleholders Angela and Christian Lee get to see their family represented further in ONE Championship after the promotion signed up their younger sister, Victoria, last week.

Team Lakay’s Adiwang fancies possible matchup against Thai champion Rodtang

A TRUE student of martial arts, Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang of the Philippines seeks to continue honing his skills and taking on new challenges, one of which is having a shot at facing reigning ONE Championship Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon of Thailand.

Drex Zamboanga seeks to shore up game now at ONE

HAD it successful in his maiden fight at ONE Championship a fortnight ago, Filipino fighter Drex “T-Rex” Zamboanga knows he still needs to work on his game if he is to continue making waves in the promotion.

Filipina fighters Zamboanga, Carlos featured in ONE Thai event

ONE Championship holds another live event in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday and it will feature two Filipina fighters out to do well and give their respective careers a boost.

URCC champion Drex Zamboanga set for maiden ONE fight

AFTER parading his wares in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Drex “T-Rex” Zamboanga is set to make his ONE Championship debut this week.

Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera gets added motivation from becoming a father

NOT that he really needs one but ONE Championship world heavyweight champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera got added motivation after recently welcoming his son Atreyu Timothy with wife Jessica.

Abelardo seeks to get back to winning in ONE Championship return

SET TO SEE action when ONE Championship makes its comeback tomorrow from a months-long, coronavirus-forced break, Filipino-Kiwi fighter Mark “Tyson” Fairtex Abelardo is angling to make it a winning return for him after losing in his previous fight.

ONE Championship now has a new home in Cignal, TV5

TOP Asian combat sports group ONE Championship has a new home in the Philippines as it recently inked a partnership with Cignal TV and TV5 to broadcast the promotion’s exciting brand of action and other content offerings.

Fast-rising Adiwang hoping for chance to battle legend Johnson

BARELY a year in the main draw of ONE Championship, fast-rising Filipino fighter Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang of Team Lakay has made significant strides and is looking to taking on more challenges, including the possibility of facing off with mixed martial arts legend Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson.

Eduard Folayang says he is up for Christian Lee challenge

GOT wind that reigning ONE Championship lightweight champ Christian “The Unstoppable” Lee considers him a great challenge, Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) star Eduard “Landslide” Folayang said he is ready to respond to the task if such a fight is granted.

Reigning ONE lightweight champ Lee sees Folayang a great challenge

HOLDER of the lightweight title in ONE Championship for over a year now, Singapore’s Christian “The Warrior” Lee said a lot is still in store for him as champion and that he is ready to take on all-comers, including former champ Eduard “Landslide” Folayang.

‘No Surrender’ to mark ONE Championship’s return in July

THE RETURN OF ONE Championship from COVID-19 pandemic-induced break has been set for July 31, with an event titled “ONE: No Surrender” happening in Bangkok, Thailand.

Asian promotions signal intent to return when already allowed

CURRENTLY sidelined by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Asian mixed martial arts promotions ONE Championship and Brave Combat Federation said they are raring to get back into action and intent on going for it when given the go-ahead.

ONE Championship chairman touts their edition of The Apprentice

SET to have their edition of the popular reality television program The Apprentice, ONE Championship CEO and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong said given what they...

ONE Championship to be seen in the US a massive step...

TOKYO — “ONE: Century,” the 100th live event of ONE Championship since being established in 2011, will be broadcast live to the United States on Sunday, Oct. 13, and it is a huge step for the organization in being introduced to a new set of audience. This is according to the company’s heavyweight champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera.

ONE Championship: a “Century” and beyond

TOKYO — October 13, 2019 marks an important date in ONE Championship’s growing history as it holds its biggest live event to date — “ONE: Century.”

Kingad looking forward to showcase talent to a bigger audience

TOKYO — Filipino fighter Danny “The King” Kingad will take what he considers to be the biggest fight in his professional career to date, facing off with mixed martial arts legend Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson of the United States in the final of ONE Championship’s world flyweight grand prix at the promotion’s highly anticipated “Century” event on Oct. 13 here.

Alvarez, Johnson not short in motivation heading into respective ONE Japan...

TOKYO — Doing mixed martial arts for quite a long time now and succeeding and having practically won everything in it, one would think that it is all going through the motions now for legends “The Underground King” Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson.

ONE Championship names Hata head of Japan office

SINGAPORE — ONE Championship has just announced the latest addition to its executive leadership team, naming Hideyuki “Andy” Hata as president of ONE Championship, Japan.

Johnson draws inspiration from friend Fernandes in ONE move

FORMER pound-for-pound king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson had decided to take his talent to ONE Championship after years with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It was a decision that he said was partly because of how well things have panned out for his friend and reigning ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes since the latter moved to Asia’s biggest sports media property early in this decade.

ONE Championship’s mobile thrust takes further root

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter ONE Championship's push into the mobile platform took further root after it signed a memorandum of understanding with...

Building an empire of heroes

Chatri Sityodtong’s warrior spirit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zifpSxj9XA WORDS  SANTIAGO J. ARNAIZ | PHOTOGRAPHY KAI HUANG Chatri Sityodtong begins, as he often does, with a story. It’s something he picked up from a...

April Osenio motivated to pursue pro career after earning college degree

FILIPINO standout April Osenio, a Philippine national Wushu champion and a ONE Championship atomweight contender, has added another feather to her cap. Although it is...