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Tag: ONE Championship

ONE Championship Spirit of a Warrior Kickboxing Card

ONE Championship returns on June 29th with Spirit of a Warrior live from Myanmar with yet another mixed card featuring MMA and kickboxing bouts. The One SuperSeries has provided us with some awesome kickboxing and muay thai action thus far, including a card today, with Spirit of a Warrior looking to give us yet more kickboxing action live on the ONE App (available on both Apple and Android devices). Spirit of a Warrior features three kickboxing bouts thus far, with two set for the prelims and one on the main card thus far. That is, of course, subject to change, [read more]

Lerdsilla Picks Up a Hard-Fought Decision Victory at ONE Championship Pinnacle of Power

ONE Championship headed to Macau for ONE Pinnacle of Power today, featuring a ring over a cage for the action, which made the showdown between Lerdsilla and Sok Thy’s fight all-the-more exciting. There were four ONE SuperSeries bouts featured on this card, all of which were held under traditional muay thai rules inside of the ring outside of the one kickboxing bout. Four bouts was, indeed, an increase and the action went fast throughout the night. Yukinori Ogasawara picked up a KO victory over Rui Botleho with, of all things, a pretty incredible spinning back elbow in the second round. [read more]

ONE Championship: Pinnacle of Power Set for June 23rd Featuring ONE SuperSeries Bouts

ONE Championship have only had a few events featuring the ONE SuperSeries kickboxing and muay thai bouts thus far but have produced some incredible action and buzz in the span of just a few months. On June 23rd they’ll return with another mostly-MMA card featuring a few, key ONE SuperSeries fights in Macau. As we’ve seen with prior ONE Championship events the SuperSeries will be featured prominently on the main card with two bouts to take place inside of the ONE cage, while one fight is relegated to the prelims, also in the cage. On the main card there are [read more]

LiverKick Podcast May 16, 2018: ONE Super Series, GLORY 53, Kunlun 74 and More

Jay Jauncey and Dave Walsh are back after, well, quite an extended podcastcation, to bring those of you that have been patiently waiting for the LiverKick Podcast yet another episode. This time we cover the most recent GLORY show, GLORY 53, while previewing GLORY 54 a bit as well. We also talk about the ONE Super Series events that have happened, including the absolutely awesome Maslobojev vs. Plazibat fight from last week and the fights coming up on Friday. On top of that there’s Kunlun Fight 74, including Big Boss Kyshenko and a new champion being crowned. We also talk [read more]

Topic and Maslobojev Win ONE Super Series Bouts at Grit and Glory

Today in Jakarta ONE Championship held their event Grit and Glory, featuring their second outing into the realm of kickboxing and muay thai with their Super Series, featuring just two bouts — one apiece — at the event, although they were interesting fights and a good appetizer for their next event, which will feature a few more bouts. The first fight saw Ongjen Topic defeat Stergos Mikkios via decision in three rounds. The two men met under full muay thai rules inside of the ONE cage where Topic was able to out-strike Mikkios, controlling where in the cage the fight [read more]

Sergej Maslobojev vs. Antonio Plazibat at ONE is a Clash of a New Generation

When talking about heavyweight kickboxing it can be difficult to really nail down who the next generation of talent is. Right now everything is about Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari, while some of the old guard still hold on and fight occasionally, they’ve mostly moved on, leaving this generation. The problem is that Rico Verhoeven really seems like he’s virtually unchallenged right now. But while Rico Verhoeven has been getting all of the attention, heavyweights from around the world have been honing their respective crafts, all of them looking to claim the crown that Verhoeven lays claim to as the [read more]

ONE Holds Press Conference Hyping Up ONE Super Series Kickboxing Debut

Today in Manila, ONE Championship hyped up their upcoming event, ONE: Heroes of Honor, which takes place on April 20th, featuring Kevin Belingon vs. Andrew Leone as the main event in MMA, but also the debut of the ONE Super Series, their kickboxing and muay thai fights. The big ONE Super Series feature bout is Giorgio Petrosyan taking on “Smokin” Jo Nattawut in a bout that should be a scorcher. ONE President and CEO Chatri Sityodong talked about the historic event. “It’s an open invitation to the greatest strikers in the world,” said Sityodtong. “Fans will witness the absolute elite in [read more]

ONE Kickboxing and Muay Thai Bouts Announced For Two May Events

As we heard a while ago, ONE Championship is moving into the realm of professional kickboxing and muay thai. The first two foray will be on April 20th, featuring Petrosyan vs. Nattawut and more, with back-to-back events announced in May featuring a few big bouts. The first event is May 12th in Jakarta which features a kickboxing bout and a muay thai bout. The second is May 18th in Singapore, which features two muay thai bouts, one of which is a world title bout, and one kickboxing bout. It’s interesting to note the quality of names on these shows, with [read more]

ONE Championship Launching Kickboxing Show in April, Petrosyan vs. Nattawut Headlines

Interesting news coming out of Asia, as MMA promotion ONE Championship (nee OneFC) is going to be launching a professional kickboxing promotion starting on April 20th in Manila. The affair, which will be branded “ONE Championship Kickboxing,” will be a part of the show ONE: Heroes of Honor at the Mall of Asia Arena and will be headlined by Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Jo Nattawut. The list of talent secured thus far is impressive, with the names including: Petchboonchu FA Group, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Yodsaenklai Fairtex, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Singtongnoi Por Telakun, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, Sagetdao Petpayathai, Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit, Yodcherry Sityodtong, Giorgio Petrosyan, [read more]