Category Archives: Asian MMA News

Yoshitaka Naito has no plans of wasting opportunity to reclaim gold in Jakarta

30 April 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia - After grotesquely relinquishing his possession of the ONE Strawweight World Championship this past December, Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito has been handed a golden opportunity to win back the gold-plated strap that he once called his and against the only man to ever defeat him. The 34-year-old native of Matsudo, Japan…
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Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Japanese rival

​ Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Japanese rival 25 April 2018, Jakarta Indonesia - After fireworks erupted at the state-of-the-art SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines nearly a week ago, ONE Championship shifts focus immediately to its next blockbuster event in Jakarta, Indonesia on 12 May. Taking place at the…
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ONE Championship Rises As Largest Stand-Up Organization in the World

​ ONE Championship Rises As Largest Stand-Up Organization in the World 24 April, 2018 - Fresh off the debut of its highly-anticipated ONE Super Series on 20 April at ONE: HEROES OF HONOR, ONE Championship offered fans a taste of what’s to expect with its latest innovation -- an all-striking league showcasing the best of…
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP AND GRAB TEAM UP TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE TRAINING AND BACKSTAGE EXPERIENCE WITH ANGELA LEE

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP AND GRAB TEAM UP TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE TRAINING AND BACKSTAGE EXPERIENCE WITH ANGELA LEE ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee to defend title against Mei Yamaguchi in rematch on 18 May   24 April 2018 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), is partnering with Grab Singapore ahead of ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS, set…
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KEVIN BELINGON DOMINATES ANDREW LEONE TO WIN BY SECOND ROUND TKO

KEVIN BELINGON DOMINATES ANDREW LEONE TO WIN BY SECOND ROUND TKO   PLUS: GIORGIO PETROSYAN OUTCLASSES JO NATTAWUT TO WIN BY UNANIMOUS DECISION   ALSO: HONORIO BANARIO CONTINUES WINNING WAYS AT EXPENSE OF ADRIAN PANG     20 April 2018 – Manila, Philippines: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE),…
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ROAD FC 047 adds Women’s Bantamweight match Ramona Pascual vs Marina Kumagai

ROAD FC 047 RETURNS TO BEIJING, CHINA WOMEN'S BANTAMWEIGHT MATCH: RAMONA PASCUAL VS KUMAGAI MARINA For immediate release on April 12, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces four more bouts on ROAD FC 047 which will take place at the 20,000-seat Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on May 12, 2018. A women's bantamweight match has been added, Ramona…
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP PARTNERS WITH JAPANESE INTERNET TV STATION ABEMATV

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP PARTNERS WITH JAPANESE INTERNET TV STATION ABEMATV   09 April 2018 – Tokyo, Japan: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that it has partnered with Japanese internet TV station AbemaTV. With the partnership, ONE Championship live events and digital content will be broadcast to…
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Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 announces match ups for the 2018 Openweight Grand Prix

XIAOMI ROAD FC 047 RETURNS TO BEIJING, CHINA 2018 OPENWEIGHT GRAND PRIX MATCHES NOW SET For immediate release on April 5, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship has announced that Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 will take place at the 20,000-seat Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on May 12, 2018. The opening round of the inaugural 8-man 2018 Openweight Grand…
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Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 adds Jerome Le Banner to the 2018 Openweight Grand Prix

XIAOMI ROAD FC 047 RETURNS TO BEIJING, CHINA JEROME LE BANNER IS FINAL ENTRANT TO 2018 OPENWEIGHT GRAND PRIX For immediate release on April 3, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship has announced that Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 will take place at the 20,000-seat Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on May 12, 2018. The opening round of the inaugural…
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Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 adds Gilbert Yvel to the 2018 Openweight Grand Prix

XIAOMI ROAD FC 047 RETURNS TO BEIJING, CHINA GILBERT YVEL ADDED TO 2018 OPENWEIGHT GRAND PRIX For immediate release on April 3, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship has announced that Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 will take place at the 20,000-seat Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on May 12, 2018. The opening round of the inaugural 8-man 2018 Openweight…
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Loman responds to Mlambo for a potential rematch

Stephen Loman responded to the statement from Frans Mlambo challenging for a rematch for the bantamweight championship of Brave Combat Federation. Mlambo is a former IMMAF gold medalist and trains at Straight Blast Gym Ireland under John Kavanagh. Mlambo had recently won the bantamweight fight between Felipe Efrain at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises hosted…
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BIBIANO FERNANDES AND MARTIN NGUYEN QUOTES AHEAD OF ONE: IRON WILL IN BANGKOK

BIBIANO FERNANDES AND MARTIN NGUYEN QUOTES AHEAD OF ONE: IRON WILL IN BANGKOK     21 March 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand: Rising star and two-division ONE Featherweight & Lightweight World Champion Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen (10-1) of Sydney, Australia is going for his third world title this Saturday night in the main event of ONE:…
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THAI MARTIAL ARTS SUPERSTARS GRACE OPEN WORKOUT FOR ONE: IRON WILL

THAI MARTIAL ARTS SUPERSTARS GRACE OPEN WORKOUT FOR ONE: IRON WILL  20 March 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an open workout for competitors of ONE: IRON WILL at Bangkok Fight Lab in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday, 20 March. The workout featured Thailand’s celebrated…
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ONE: HEROES OF HONOR ANNOUNCED FOR MANILA ON 20 APRIL

ONE: HEROES OF HONOR ANNOUNCED FOR MANILA ON 20 APRIL   KEVIN BELINGON FACES ANDREW LEONE IN MAIN EVENTONE CHAMPIONSHIP LAUNCHES ONE SUPER SERIES   14 March 2018 – Manila, Philippines: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced ONE: HEROES OF HONOR, set for 20 April at…
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BJJ legend Garry Tonon hopes to enshrine himself among all-time martial arts greats

​ BJJ legend Garry Tonon hopes to enshrine himself among all-time martial arts greats ​ 12 March 2018, Bangkok Thailand : For the past couple of decades, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been spreading like wildfire, gaining worldwide recognition and becoming the most well-known submission-orientated combat style among the grappling arts. Since modern mixed martial arts opened…
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SAURABH MITTAL JOINS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP AS VICE CHAIRMAN

SAURABH MITTAL JOINS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP AS VICE CHAIRMAN   13 March 2018 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that self-made billionaire entrepreneur Saurabh Mittal, Founder and Chairman of Mission Holdings, has joined ONE Championship and has been appointed the role of Vice Chairman and…
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COMPLETE CARD ANNOUNCED AT ONE: IRON WILL SET FOR 24 MARCH IN BANGKOK

6 March 2018 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the complete card at ONE: IRON WILL, set for 24 March at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. In the main event, reigning ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes of Brazil will…
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