boxing & kickboxing

ONE Championship’s ‘ONE: Kingdom of Heroes’ registers 25 million viewers

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (middle)

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (middle)

12 October 2018 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), delivered a thrilling night of action on October 6, 2018 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” played host to a series of compelling martial arts contests, headlined by a world-class boxing showdown between The Ring Magazine and two-time World Boxing Council Super Flyweight World Champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, 31, of Thailand and the challenger Iran “MagnifiKO” Diaz, 28, of Mexico.

According to data from Nielsen, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, “ONE: Kingdom of Heroes” posted excellent viewership numbers, drawing over 25 million viewers while setting a record-breaking peak TV ratings share of 58.5 percent in Thailand and registering similarly strong numbers across the region in Asia. The event featured some of the best martial arts world champions across 14 action-packed bouts featuring a wide spectrum of offerings which included Muay Thai, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and world championship boxing.

To date, ONE Championship has garnered a staggering 30 billion impressions on social media as of September 2018. Video views reached 4.2 billion on an annualized basis, and are expected to continue to accelerate.

ONE Championship returns on October 26, 2018 when martial arts superstar “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang, 34, returns home to Yangon, Myanmar to headline “ONE: Pursuit of Greatness” set for the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium. He will put his ONE Middleweight World Championship on the line against Mohammad “O Lutador” Karaki, 27, of Lebanon.

Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Srisaket:

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