28 February 2018 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced additional signings to ONE Super Series, which aims to provide the world’s best martial artists a prestigious global platform to showcase the beauty of Asia’s striking arts such as Muay Thai, kickboxing, karate, taekwondo, kung fu, wushu, sanda, silat, lethwei and more.
“ONE Championship, the home of martial arts, proudly brings to you the world’s best strikers, showcasing their talent and skill in ONE Super Series,” ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong. “Fans will witness the absolute elite in striking martial arts, as they go head-to-head on the biggest and most prestigious global stage of competition.”
“The major global combat sports organizations mostly focus on one type of martial art, be it boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts or Muay Thai,” Sityodtong added. “ONE Championship is the only global player to encompass all styles of martial arts. With ONE Super Series, ONE Championship is now the largest martial arts organization in the world.”
ONE Super Series will launch at “ONE: Heroes of Honor” on April 20, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. The promotion has already signed top talents including multiple-time Muay Thai world champions Petchboonchu FA Group, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Yodsaenklai Fairtex, Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, Singtongnoi Por Telakun, Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, Sagetdao Petpayathai, Kwankhao Mor. Rattanabandit and Yodcherry Sityodtong, as well as international superstar world champions Giorgio Petrosyan, Fabio Pinca, Alain Ngalani, Regian Eersel, Sergej Maslobojev, and many others.
In this round of signings, ONE Super Series welcomes Muay Thai greats Tukkatatong Petpayathai and Lerdsila of Thailand, UK Muay Thai World Champion Panicos Yusuf of Cyprus, Stergus Mikkios of Greece, two-time It’s Showtime 70MAX world champion kickboxer Chris “The African Warrior” Ngimbi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, former WMC Intercontinental and WPMF World Champion Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexander of Brazil, Steve “The Smashing Machine” McKinnon and Daniel “The Rock” Dawson of Australia, Muay Thai kickboxer Enriko Kehl of Germany, former Lion Fight Muay Thai world lightweight champion Sergio Wielzen of Suriname, Tarik Khbabez of Morocco, Brad “Quake” Riddell of New Zealand, Matthew “Sobek” Semper of the United States, and former Lion Fight Lightweight World Champion Ognjen Topic of Serbia. Additional signings will be announced at a later date.
ONE Super Series was created to showcase the adrenaline-pumping action of world-class martial arts on the world’s biggest and most prestigious stage of competition. Fans will be treated to an amazing evening of electrifying and compelling matchups, designed to showcase the purest form of world-class striking across all of Asia’s major martial arts.