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Kritsada Kongsrichai disqualified; suplexes now illegal in ONE Championship

Kritsada Kongsrichai’s victory at ONE: Iron Will has been overruled. The 13-time Thai national wrestling champion was one of the standout performers in Bangkok, Thailand. His grappling expertise, combined with his outstanding ability as a clinch fighter saw him overwhelm…

Garry Tonon makes a statement in ONE Championship debut, wants to fight again ‘no later than 3 months from now’

For those who were expecting Garry Tonon to shoot for takedowns and rip at the heel of his opponent, you couldn’t have been more wrong. Instead, Tonon chose to stand up with his more experienced opponent and showcase his striking…

Bibiano Fernandes wins split decision over Martin Nguyen, retains bantamweight title

Bibiano Fernandes defended his bantamweight title in a closely contested five-round war against Martin Nguyen. Nguyen had ambitions to become a three-division champion in ONE Championship but fell short when it mattered. At the end of the 25 minutes, Fernandes…

ONE Championship: Iron Will results and round-by-round

The Body Lock brings you live results and round-by-round commentary for all of the action at ONE: Iron Will in Bangkok, Thailand. The event is headlined by Martin Nguyen’s attempt at becoming a three-division champion when he takes on Bibiano…

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…

Xiong Jing Nan set to defend title against promotional newcomer, but what about ONE Championship’s other strawweights?

Xiong Jing Nan’s first title defense has been scheduled. The highly-skilled Chinese martial artist is set to face Laura Balin in a strawweight clash when ONE Championship heads to Macau on June 23 for ONE: Pinnacle of Power. Making waves…

Kevin Chung to face Japanese grappling legend Masakazu Imanari at ONE: Heroes of Honor

Kevin Chung will be hoping to erase the memories of his first-ever professional defeat when he meets Masakazu Imanari in a bantamweight contest at ONE: Heroes of Honor in Manila, Philippines, on April 20. Imanari will also be looking to return…

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