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ONE Championship Announces Blockbuster 2017 Schedule

December 06, 2016

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES BLOCKBUSTER 2017 SCHEDULE

06 December 2016 – SINGAPORE: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its blockbuster 2017 schedule.

This past year, ONE Championship delivered world-class mixed martial arts (MMA) action to iconic Asian cities across the region, breaking into new Chinese markets while continuing to delight fans in key Asian destinations. The promotion also successfully held a live event at the Cotai Arena in glitzy Macau, and became the first-ever major MMA promotion to hold a live event in Bangkok, Thailand.

Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “2016 has been a phenomenal year for ONE Championship. It was absolutely historic for the promotion and 2017 promises to be even better.

“With the addition of key senior leaders to aid ONE with our growth plans, the promotion is in an unbelievable position to make some major waves in the global MMA industry. Together we aim to deliver fans a continuously unique experience that they will never forget.

“ONE Championship is coming out in full force to hold electric live events all over mainland China, with plans to break into new and exciting markets in Vietnam, South Korea and Japan. I know fans can’t wait for ONE to come to town. Get ready for one of the biggest years in MMA.”

In 2016, ONE Championship saw the birth of new world champions, sold out iconic stadiums and arenas all across the world, and entered exciting new markets. Growth has increased exponentially, attracting new major sponsorships and forging stronger business relationships with partners.

With groundbreaking new network television deals, ONE Championship is now broadcast to over one billion viewers in more than 118 countries worldwide, with a loyal and passionate fan base of supporters from nations all across the globe.

2017 promises to be even better in terms of viewership and popularity as ONE Championship lays out plans for new markets.

ONE Championship has announced plans for live shows in its usual major cities of Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Manila, and Yangon. The promotion is also set to return to the Cotai Arena in Macau and the Impact Arena in Bangkok. New markets Vietnam and Japan are also in the works as well as multiple destinations in mainland China including Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Beijing.

In line with ONE Championship’s growth strategy, building local homegrown Asian martial arts heroes from the grassroots, the promotion is set to take advantage of the potential of world-class MMA in Vietnam, South Korea and Japan with events to be announced at a later date.

ONE Championship 2017 Schedule

Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Convention Center
Saturday, January 14

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Stadium Negara
Friday, February 10

Bangkok, Thailand
Impact Arena
Saturday, March 11

Manila, Philippines
Mall of Asia Arena
Friday, April 21

Singapore
Singapore Indoor Stadium
Friday, May 26

Beijing, China
Le Sports Center
Friday, June 30

Yangon, Myanmar
Thuwunna Indoor Stadium
Friday, July 14

Macau, China
Cotai Arena
Saturday, August 12

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Stadium Negara
Friday, August 18

Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Convention Center
Saturday, September 16

Shenzhen, China
Bao An Stadium
Saturday, October 21

Da Nang, Vietnam
Tien Son Sport Center
Friday, October 27

Yangon, Myanmar
Thuwunna Indoor Stadium
Friday, November 3

Manila, Philippines
Mall of Asia Arena
Friday, November 10

Singapore
Singapore Indoor Stadium
Friday, November 24

Beijing, China
Le Sports Center
Saturday, December 2

Bangkok, Thailand
Impact Arena
Saturday, December 9

Shanghai, China
Mercedes Benz Center
Tuesday, December 12

For more updates on ONE Championship, please visit www.onefc.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ONEChampionship, and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ONEChampionship.

About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship is the largest sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia featuring the best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. ONE Championship is broadcast to over 1 billion viewers across 118+ countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including FOX Sports, Setanta, MNC, Astro, Thairath TV, ABS-CBN, TV5, MYTV, HTV, Esporte Interativo and more.