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Yahoo Sports: This is Angela Lee's Time to Show the World Who She is as a Champion
ONE: Kingdom of Warriors is set for the Impact Arena on March 11 and Asia’s biggest MMA promotion kicked off the pre-show publicity with a press conference in Bangkok and an international conference call on Tuesday.
The card will be headlined by an atomweight title bout between champion Angela Lee and challenger Jenny Huang. The other match-up currently confirmed is in the same division and pits two promotional newcomers, Rika Ishige and Audreylaura Boniface, tog...
International Business Times: ONE Championship: Asia's MMA powerhouse plays up its differences to UFC in battle for supremacy
In the world of mixed martial arts, a duopoly has emerged. MMA is the fastest-growing sport on the planet, with UFC widely regarded as its public face. In the West, at least, but in the East, it is a very different story.
ONE Championship is king there, burnishing their growing reputation with a philosophy that could not be more different to what western fans of MMA are quickly becoming accustomed to. ONE is the biggest MMA package in Asia and the largest sports me...
Khmer Times: Lee Headlines Bangkok, Vy Srey Preps for KL
Mixed Martial Arts promotion ONE Championship has announced its return to Bangkok, Thailand formally revealing it’s intention to host “ONE: Warrior Kingdom” set for the Impact Arena in March.
Meanwhile, Cambodia’s female boxing prodigy Vy Srey Khouch, who recently signed a six-fight contract with Asia’s largest MMA property, preps for an exciting matchup at “ONE: Throne of Tigers” in Malaysia next month.
Angela “Unstoppable” Lee of Singapore and ...
South China Morning Post: Singapore’s MMA bombshell Angela Lee determined to avoid Ronda Rousey’s fate as she gets ready for first title defence
Angela Lee has been living the dream in the eight months since she became the youngest world champion in the history of mixed martial arts.
But the 20-year-old says she knows full well how quickly her sport can bring a fighter crashing back down to reality – Lee was among the millions around the world who watched on as Ronda Rousey, the one-time queen of MMA, was battered senseless, and maybe even out of the game, in her 48-second loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 ...
ABS-CBN: Atomweight champ Angela Lee, Jenny Huang face off at ONE presser in Bangkok
17 January 2017 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held a kick-off press conference on 17 January at The Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand to formally announced ONE: WARRIOR KINGDOM which is set for the Impact Arena on 11 March 2017.
In attendance was Chairman of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong, and President of ONE Championship Thailand, Kamol ‘Sukie’ Sukosol Clapp. ONE Women’s Atomweigh...
The Straits Times: Mixed martial arts' standard-bearer for Asian values
Ask One Championship chief executive officer Victor Cui how his mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation maintains its superiority in Asia over rivals Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
His answer is simple: Just look at the fighters' post-match conduct.
Last month, after beating Ronda Rousey, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes infamously said: "F*** Ronda Rousey. Now she is going to retire and go do movies."
In contrast, Cui pointed to how Mei Yamagu...
Today: Angela Lee keen to defend world MMA title
SINGAPORE — Angela Lee is not one to rest on her laurels. Since becoming the youngest-ever world champion in a major global mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation last year, she has not let up in training.
That has all been in preparation for the defence of her ONE Championship women’s atomweight title, which will take place on March 11 in Thailand. Lee, who beat Japanese Mei Yamaguchi by unanimous decision, will face Jenny Huang of Taiwan.
The 20-year-old admi...
ABS-CBN: Bigdash retains title; Catalan, Subora victorious
ONE Championship returned to the Jakarta Convention Center for another evening of world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) action. ONE: QUEST FOR POWER set the tone for what will be an amazing 2017 for ONE Championship with a series of compelling bouts featuring the absolute best in local and international MMA talent. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash retained his title, defeating top contender “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang by u...
Myanmar Times: Aung La Nsang dominated in ONE title shot
In his long-awaited first defence of his ONE Championship Middleweight title, Vitaly Bigdash showed his top-tier calibre, imposing his will on challenger Aung La Nsang on January 14 at ONE: Quest for Power in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The “Burmese Python” looked overmatched through a grueling five round clash with the larger, more muscular Bigdash, and at the final bell laid battered and bleeding on the canvas.
After the fight, Aung La Nsang told The Myanmar Times t...
The Star Online: Ev needs to beat Kamal to get a title shot
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian mixed martial arts exponent Ev Ting hopes that the ONE Championships’ Throne of Tigers, to be held at Stadium Negara on Feb 10, will pave the way for him to challenge recently-crowned lightweight champion Eduard Folayang.
But, first, Ev will have to overcome Iranian veteran Kamal Shalorus.
The Iranian has not fought since being losing by submission to Japan’s Shinya Aoki in a lightweight title fight in 2014, but the 39-year-old has bea...