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Garry Tonon talks burgeoning MMA career; ONE Championship

Since crossing over into the world of mixed martial arts, Garry Tonon has been a force to be reckoned with. Competing under the ONE Championship banner, Tonon has amassed three victories, all three of which have come by way of…

How Martin Nguyen stormed past two terrifying champions

Martin Nguyen, ONE Championship’s two-division champion, will return to action on Friday, 18 May, when he faces Christian Lee in his first title defense. It’s not the first time that Nguyen and Lee will collide, however. Nguyen stole the show…

Martin Nguyen: “It is an honor for me to test myself against Bibiano Fernandes”

For Martin Nguyen to do the unprecedented and become a three-division champion in ONE Championship, he believes he will need ‘give the performance of a lifetime’ to top Bibiano Fernandes. Nguyen, who was ONE Championship’s Martial Artist of the Year…

Bibiano Fernandes: “Everyone is talking about Martin Nguyen’s power and how he’s going to knock me out. I would like to see if he can.”

Bibiano Fernandes is approaching what he regards as one of the ‘biggest challenges’ of his career. Fernandes will defend his ONE Bantamweight World Championship from the rising Martin Nguyen. The 29-year-old challenger recently became a two-division champion in ONE Championship…

Angela Lee feels ‘extremely lucky’ to be competing again after horrific car crash

Just two weeks before Angela Lee and Mei Yamaguchi were scheduled to compete in a highly anticipated rematch in November last year, Lee was involved in a horrific car accident. After falling asleep at the wheel while driving, Lee’s car…

What’s going on with ONE Championship’s flyweight division?

It’s no secret that ONE Championship’s flyweight division is in a bit of a mess. After Adriano Moraes withdrew from his ONE Flyweight World Championship main event matchup at ONE: Visions of Victory, it left Reece McLaren and Gianni Subba battling…

Christian Lee: ‘My experience, youth, and speed is going to be too much for Kazunori Yokota’

Despite his likely position as the top contender in the ONE Championship featherweight division, Christian Lee jumped at the opportunity to stand toe-to-toe with Kazunori Yokota. “As soon as they offered me the fight, I signed the contract and sent…

Gianni Subba expects a fun fight with Reece McLaren: “I know Reece is flash, I’m flashier”

Gianni Subba is oozing with confidence as he gets set to headline ONE Championship’s return to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 9. The Malaysian has been trusted with a main event matchup with Reece McLaren after McLaren’s original opponent, Adriano…

With his family beside him, Christian Lee is marching toward a shot at the featherweight title

Born into a family of martial artists, it might just be a question of when – not if – 19-year-old Christian Lee will become a world champion. The greatest promotion For Lee, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and martial arts have always been…

Reece McLaren reflects on his last three contests, speaks of “crappy experience” against Kevin Belingon

Reece “Lightning” McLaren is eager to continue making his mark on the flyweight division when he meets Gianni Subba at ONE: Visions of Victory on March 9. McLaren was originally scheduled for a main event showdown with Adriano Moraes, the…