ONE Championship

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…

Kevin Belingon and Andrew Leone to square off in main event of ONE: Heroes of Honor

Filipino fan-favorite Kevin Belingon (17-5) will look to push past Andrew Leone (8-3) and inch closer to a shot at the ONE Bantamweight World Championship when they meet in the main event of ONE: Heroes of Honor. The contest is set…

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…

Here’s how Reece McLaren defeated Gianni Subba at ONE: Visions of Victory

Reece McLaren might get his shot at Adriano Moraes and the ONE Flyweight World Championship after all. Well, he should. At ONE: Visions of Victory, Reece McLaren relied on his expert grappling ability to submit Gianni Subba 3:12 into the second…

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…