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Category: ONE

ONE Championship Conquest of Heroes Results: Rodtang Defeats Wielzen

Today in Jakarta ONE Championship’s Conquest of Heroes happened, seeing Joshua Pacio defeat Yoshitaka Naito in a thrilling Strawweight bout to capture the ONE title, but we’re here for the muay thai bouts, obviously. There were only two Super Series bouts on this show, both of which were contested under muay thai rules. The first one saw Fabrice Fairtex Delannon pick up a hard-fought decision victory over¬†Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon. In a ONE Super Series Muay Thai thriller, Fabrice Fairtex Delannon scores a split-decision win over Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon! #WeAreONE #ConquestOfHeroes #Jakarta #MartialArts pic.twitter.com/vIWmtfsCdT — ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) September 22, 2018 In the [read more]

ONE Championship: Conquest of Heroes Super Series Muay Thai Bouts Set

On September 22nd ONE Championship will hold Conquest of Heroes in Jakarta, featuring a main event for the ONE Championship Strawweight Championship in MMA, but what’s interesting to us, of course, will be the Super Series muay thai bouts featured on Conquest of Heroes. Scheduled for this event are just two Super Series bouts under muay thai rules. The first is Fabrice Fairtex Delannon against Yodpanomrung Jitmuangnon, while the second features international kickboxing and muay thai star Sergio Wielzen against Rodtang Jitmuangnon. ONE has posted a pretty interesting profile on Rodtang, who is best known for his time fighting in [read more]

ONE Championship Beyond the Horizon Results: Tukkatatong Defeats Topic

ONE Championship returned from a bit of a summer breather with ONE Championship Beyond the Horizon, featuring four big Super Series bouts, one in kickboxing, three in muay thai. There was a lot of solid action featured on this card, like from Shanghai on the ONE App, with the action taking place inside of the ring with standard boxing gloves. Hakim Hamech was able to put a beating on Yukinori Ogasawara, with a flurry of punches in the first round putting Ogasawara down and out. Hakim Hamech knocks out Yukinori Ogasawara at 2:59 of Round 1! #WeAreONE #BeyondTheHorizon #Shanghai #MartialArts [read more]

ONE Championship 2019 Event Schedule Announced at Tokyo Press Conference

In a press conference in Japan yesterday, ONE Championship announced their 2019 line-up, chock full of events. How many events, exactly? The ONE Championship 2019 season is looking to have at least 24 shows, with that many released yesterday. If you’ve been following ONE Championship this year it’ll make sense, as they’ve been putting on a lot of events thus far, which seems like a tall task but their roster and scope has expanded dramatically. While the main focus of the presser was on upcoming MMA fights, the ONE Super Series kickboxing and muay thai realms were definitely represented as [read more]

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ONE Championship: Beyond the Horizon Fight Card

On September 8th ONE Championship presents Beyond the Horizon, another mixed fight card featuring MMA, Kickboxing and muay thai. This time there will be four Super Series bouts split across both kickboxing and muay thai, with the feature bout of the Super Series being a kickboxing bout between Ognjen Topic and Tukkatatong Petpayathai at 65.8kg. Topic made a name for himself internationally through his fights in Lion Fight inside of the United States in muay thai and is now a force to be reckoned with in Asia competing in ONE Championship under both kickboxing and muay thai rules. Beyond the [read more]

ONE: Reign of Kings sees Chris Ngimbi Defeat Armen Petrosyan

Today in Manilla ONE Championship: Reign of Kings went down in a night that saw Shinya Aoki return to his crazy roots, Renzo Gracie tap fellow legend Yuki Kondo and three Super Series bouts in muay thai. The big fight of the night was Chris Ngimbi taking on Armen Petrosyan. Armen, the brother of Giorgio, is a tough fight for anyone, with a more clinch-heavy style than his brother which earned him the nickname of “Dirty Petrosyan” from the Warman and myself a few years ago. Chris Ngimbi pulls off a split-decision victory over Armen Petrosyan in a ONE Super [read more]

ONE SuperSeries Bouts for Reign of Kings: Armen Petrosyan vs. Chris Ngimbi

On July 27th ONE Championship heads to Manilla for Reign of Kings, featuring ONE SuperSeries bouts in kickboxing and muay thai. The big, feature bout is between Armen Petrosyan and Chris Ngimbi. Armen’s brother, Giorgio, has defeated Ngimbi in the past, making this an interesting, familial bout and another chance for Ngimbi to prove himself. Ngimbi is the former It’s Showtime 70kg champion and was, at a time, one of the best in the world at 70kg. He retired briefly in 2012, but has been active ever since, trotting the globe and fighting some of the best in the world. [read more]

ONE Championship Pursuit of Power: Jo Nattawut Floors Drai in Round One

ONE Championship headed to Kuala Lumpur for Pursuit of Power today for yet another event packed full of martial arts action, featuring former Lion Fight champion Jo Nattawut. Like always, the event featured a number of ONE SuperSeries bouts, including the feature bout between Jo Nattawut and Yohann Fairtex Drai. The fights happened inside of the cage with the smaller MMA gloves, which meant the action moved quickly and saw some thrilling moments. Nattawut with small gloves is a very scary thing, as Drai found out early on in round one. Nattawut, while he might be known for elbows more [read more]

ONE: Pursuit of Power SuperSeries Fight Card: Nattawut vs. Drai

ONE returns this weekend on July 13th with ONE: Pursuit of Power featuring Jo Nattawut vs. Yohann Fairtex Drai as the main feature for the ONE SuperSeries. Nattawut is a decorated muay thai fighter who made a name for himself in the United States under the Lion Fight banner as the Super Welterweight Champion, now fighting under the ONE banner. He’ll be fighting the very tough Yohann Drai who has split his time between kickboxing for Kunlun Fight and practicing muay thai across the globe. This should make for an exciting bout between the two fighters. Also featured is Sergej [read more]

WBC Boxing Champ Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Making ONE Championship Debut in October

While many of the combat sports promotions in the world are focused on doubling down on promoting a lone sport, ONE Championship is showing its dedication to the broad spectrum of sports this October. On October 6th in Thailand, ONE Championship: Kingdom of Heroes will feature the ONE debut of WBC and Ring Super Flyweight Champion¬†Srisaket Sor Rungvisai.¬†Srisaket Sor Rungvisai’s debut won’t be in MMA, kickboxing or muay thai — all sports ONE already promotes — but in his home sport of professional boxing. If that sounds like a departure, then you haven’t been paying attention to ONE’s flexibility and [read more]