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Bibiano Fernandes says contract clause guarantees immediate rematch with Kevin Belingon at ONE

Bibiano Fernandes is at peace with his defeat even though he disagrees with the judges, but that doesn’t mean he won’t go after a third fight with Kevin Belingon.
Belingon evened …read more

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Kevin Belingon vs. Bibiano Fernandes – ONE: Heart of the Lion Full Fight

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962 days after losing out to ONE’s most dominant World Champion ever, Kevin Belingon has redeemed himself by ending the incredible eight-year winning streak of Bibiano Fernandes at …read more

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Bellator and ONE Championship were talking to Ben Askren before UFC trade

Just a few weeks ago, the UFC and ONE Championship did something no one thought was possible. They agreed to a trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE and Ben …read more

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Kevin Belingon ends streak of Bibiano Fernandes, captures ONE bantamweight title

Bibiano Fernandes is no longer the ONE Bantamweight World Champion. After a legendary reign that spanned a whopping seven title defenses, he surrendered his belt to Filipino challenger Kevin Belingon …read more

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Video: Garry Tonon improves to 3-0 in MMA with submission finish at ONE

Garry Tonon continues to impress under mixed martial arts rules.
The jiu-jitsu specialist took on Sung Jong Lee in his third professional fight at ONE Championship’s event Friday in Singapore, showcasing …read more

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Bibiano Fernandes focused on eighth ONE title defense, but wouldn't say no to Eddie Alvarez fight

October was a big month for ONE Championship.
Shortly after the signing of former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, it the promotion traded Ben Askren for Demetrious Johnson with …read more

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McGregor seemingly blames ONE for demise of UFC FLW division

With the UFC men’s flyweight division reportedly closing, Conor McGregor has an interesting take on the whole situation. It’s been widely reported that the UFC is planning to close the …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 8:17 pm By
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Miesha Tate named ONE Championship vice president, moving to Singapore

ONE Championship is racking up big-name fighters from the United States.
The latest? Miesha Tate.
The women’s MMA legend will join ONE as a vice president and relocate to the promotion’s …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 6:46 am By
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DJ, Alvarez to participate in respective ONE tournaments

The former UFC champions will be going through the ringer as they join the newly announced flyweight and lightweight tournaments. With the somewhat shocking departure of former UFC champions Eddie …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 1:46 am By
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EXCLUSIVE | Jarred Brooks: ‘ I would love to fight for ONE’ following UFC cancelling flyweight division

Jarred Brooks and many other UFC flyweights got the call today. That call would be that their services would no longer be needed in the UFC. The promotion is going …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 1:46 am By
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Demetrious Johnson to serve Chief Brand Ambassador for ONE eSports

ONE Championship is officially joining the competitive gaming world.
On Wednesday, the fight promotion announced it had partnered with Dentsu Inc., the world’s largest advertising agency brand, to launch ONE eSports.
“It …read more

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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez to headline ONE flyweight, lightweight tournaments

Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez can count on their ONE Championship schedules to be busy right out of the gate.
At a press conference in Singapore on Wednesday to promote the …read more

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ONE Grand Prix Announced Feat. Johnson, Alvarez

Sixteen of ONE Championship’s biggest stars in the stacked flyweight and lightweight divisions are set to take center stage in ONE’s inaugural World Grand Prix tournaments. The star-studded lineups will …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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ONE Championship Jumps into the eSports Market

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship (ONE), has officially launched ONE eSports, Asia’s largest global eSports Championship Series. ONE Championship and Dentsu Inc., Japan’s largest …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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ONE’s Next ‘Super’ Signing?

ONE Championship has been making major moves in the world of mixed marital arts (MMA) over the last several weeks.
After inking former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Eddie …read more

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Posted on November 6, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Breaking Down the ONE Championship Main Event: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Kevin Belingon

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Brazilian living legend Bibiano Fernandes and Filipino superstar Kevin Belingon are set to light up the Singapore Indoor Stadium when they step into the ONE cage for …read more

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Why Bibiano Fernandes is the most dominant champion in ONE

Brazilian grappling dynamo and reigning ONE bantamweight world champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes is easily one of the best to ever set foot inside a ONE Championship cage or ring. …read more

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Posted on November 6, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Free Agent Sage Northcutt Attending Upcoming ONE Championship Show

ONE Championship has been making some big moves lately. It looks like they could be gearing up for another. ONE was involved in the first-ever major trade in mixed martial …read more

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Posted on November 5, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Ben Askren creates ‘Death List’ of five opponents he wants to fight in UFC

Ever since the UFC and ONE Championship agreed to the historic trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE and Ben Askren to the UFC, the latter has been calling out …read more

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First the ONE lightweight belt, then Eddie Alvarez, says Amir Khan

Rising Singaporean lightweight star Amir Khan has declared his intent to challenge ONE Championship newcomer Eddie Alvarez.
As Khan gears up for his lightweight title showdown against Filipino Eduard Folayang at …read more

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First the ONE lightweight belt, then Eddie Alvarez, says Amir Khan

Rising Singaporean lightweight star Amir Khan has declared his intent to challenge ONE Championship newcomer Eddie Alvarez.
As Khan gears up for his lightweight title showdown against Filipino Eduard Folayang at …read more

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Demetrious Johnson discusses retirement plans ahead of ONE Championship debut: ‘ONE is the last stop’

After a lengthy and history-making stint in the UFC, former UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson is headed to ONE Championship.
Johnson is expected to debut with the Singapore-based …read more

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Posted on October 31, 2018, 9:16 am By
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Ben Askren pushes UFC to officially announce signing, says promotion is acting ’embarrassed’

The history-making trade is a done deal. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been sent to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE welterweight champ Ben Askren.
Strangely, however, the …read more

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Demetrious Johnson discusses retirement plans ahead of ONE Championship debut: ‘ONE is the last stop’

After a lengthy and history-making stint in the UFC, former UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson is headed to ONE Championship.
Johnson is expected to debut with the Singapore-based …read more

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Posted on October 30, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Ben Askren pushes UFC to officially announce signing, says promotion is acting ’embarrassed’

The history-making trade is a done deal. Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has been sent to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE welterweight champ Ben Askren.
Strangely, however, the …read more

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ONE Pursuit of Greatness Fight Highlights: Aung La Nsang Scores Quick KO to Defend Belt

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ONE middleweight and light heavyweight champion Aung La Nsang made quick work of Mohammad Karaki at ONE: Pursuit of Greatness, making the second defense of the …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says Ben Askren would ‘wreck’ Khabib Nurmagomedov, Georges St-Pierre

The big news from MMA last week was the historic trade that sent former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE Championship in exchange for former ONE and Bellator welterweight …read more

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Mighty Mouse: No Bad Blood Involved With UFC / ONE Trade

After several days of rumors and Twitter hype, it’s official: former flyweight champ and GOAT contender Demetrious Johnson is leaving the UFC for ONE Championships. In exchange, ONE has released …read more

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Posted on October 29, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Former ONE flyweight champ Kairat Akhmetov calls out Demetrious Johnson, says trade has been on table since January

Former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is now a ONE Championship fighter. That’s thanks to a historic and unprecedented trade between ONE and the UFC, which saw Johnson shipped to …read more

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ONE Championship shares five potential opponents for new signee Eddie Alvarez

With the MMA world still reacting to the historic first ‘trade’ between the UFC and ONE Championships, it’s easy to forget the big free agent ONE picked up last week: …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Historic trade reportedly finalized: Ben Askren heads to UFC, Demetrious Johnson to ONE

An unprecedented deal was finalized Saturday which will bring an undefeated former world champion into the UFC while shipping one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters in mixed martial arts history …read more

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Sources: Johnson, Askren trade set for UFC, ONE

The UFC has agreed to release Demetrious Johnson so he can sign with ONE Championship, which has agreed to release Ben Askren to sign with UFC, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Sources: Johnson, Askren trade set for UFC, ONE

The UFC has agreed to release Demetrious Johnson so he can sign with ONE Championship, which has agreed to release Ben Askren to sign with UFC, sources told ESPN. …read more

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With championship trilogy looming, Adriano Moraes offers to welcome Demetrious Johnson to ONE

A possible trade between UFC and ONE Championship, transferring two of their biggest talents Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren, is not even official yet, but that didn’t stop former ONE …read more

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Ben Askren goes after Conor McGregor on Twitter

Since news of his potential move to the UFC broke, former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren has called out many of the UFC’s top welterweights. That said, he …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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ONE champ-champ Aung La N Sang defends middleweight belt with quick TKO

Two champ-champs met in ONE Championship, and local star Aung La N Sang saved the day for the Myanmar crowd.
The ONE light heavyweight champion put his second belt — the …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Video: Luis Santos finishes Daichi Abe with vicious liver kick at ONE

Daichi Abe had a short notice against Luis Santos in Myanmar.
Entering his 78th mixed martial arts bout in the ONE Championship: Pursuit of Greatness main card opener on Friday, Luis …read more

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The Demetrious Johnson For Ben Askren Trade Is A Win-Win For All Parties

Earlier this week, a blockbuster trade between the UFC and ONE Championship was reported. Headed to ONE would be former UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, while in exchange the UFC …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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ONE featherweight champion Martin Nguyen issues challenge to Eddie Alvarez

Former two-weight ONE world champion Martin Nguyen has thrown down the challenge to Eddie Alvarez, declaring he will put his ONE Featherweight World Title on the line.
As Alvarez made the …read more

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Darren Till claps back at ‘hillbilly’ Ben Askren

At long last, it seems that former ONE and Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren could be headed to the UFC. While it’s not official just yet, he’s already rattling the …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Ben Askren Saying ‘No One’s Saying My Name’ Got a Response

Since the news was reported that a possible trade with ONE and the UFC would bring Ben Askren to the UFC roster possible opponents for the undefeated welterweight quickly flooded …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Brandon Vera returns Nov. 23 to defend ONE heavyweight title vs. Mauro Cerilli

For Brandon Vera, it’ll be a comeback nearly two years in the making.
On Thursday, ONE Championship announced that Vera (15-7-1) will return Nov. 23 to defend his heavyweight title against …read more

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Brandon Vera returns from two-year layoff, defends ONE title against Cage Warriors champ Mauro Cerilli

Brandon Vera will finally return to action in November.
The longtime veteran, who hasn’t competed since his first title defense in December 2016, is scheduled to put his ONE heavyweight title …read more

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Ben Askren Puts UFC On Notice Ahead Of Trade Rumors

Yesterday (Wed. October 24, 2018) news broke about a possible groundbreaking trade between the UFC and ONE Championship. The UFC would send former 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson to ONE, receiving …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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Demetrious Johnson close to joining ONE in ‘trade’ for Ben Askren

One of the greatest champions in UFC history may be heading to ONE Championship in a stunning turn of events. After ruling the UFC flyweight division for nearly six years, …read more

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Sources: UFC, ONE close to major MMA trade

In what likely would be considered the first major trade in mixed martial arts history, the UFC and ONE Championship are close to swapping Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren, sources …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Brandon Vera explains long absence from ONE cage, confirms he will defend heavyweight title ‘this year’

ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera has not defended his title since December of 2016, when he authored a devastating knockout of Japan’s Hideki Sekine. The reason for his long absence …read more

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Now hailed as true king of the ONE flyweight division, Geje Eustaquio cannot wait to get back in action

Following an impressive performance against Brazilian arch-nemesis, Adriano Moraes to unify the ONE flyweight world titles this past June, Geje ‘Gravity’ Eustaquio puts his rivalry with the former champion behind …read more

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Opinion: Four marquee stars who could potentially join ONE Championship in the future

Early last week, ONE Championship announced that it had locked a multiple-bout contract with free agent Eddie Alvarez. Known as “The Underground King”, Alvarez’s arrival at ONE instantly sent shockwaves …read more

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Ben Askren Claims There’s A 98 Percent Chance He Fights In The UFC

Longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) welterweight great Ben Askren has seemingly retired from competition. Askren’s last fight occurred under the ONE banner where he retained the promotion’s 170-pound title via …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Fightweets: Did Eddie Alvarez make the right move going to ONE?

Oh sure, I could have gone the easy route here, answered a question on all the chatter about Floyd Mayweather and Khabib Nurmagmedov, and gotten all the hate-clicks that go …read more

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Posted on October 20, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Three Amigos Podcast 202: ONE finances, Cormier’s reward, Canelo’s deal

The Amigos are discussing ONE Championship’s peculiar finances, Cormier’s reward of refunded tickets, Canelo’s huge deal with DAZN and much more. Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast …read more

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Eddie Alvarez focused on ONE lightweight division, will not move up to welterweight

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appeared on ONE Championship’s Thursday evening media conference call, alongside ONE women’s atomweight champion Angela Lee, ONE women’s strawweight champion Xiong Jing …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: Khabib vs. McGregor, UFC 230, Jones vs. Gustafsson, Fedor vs. Sonnen, Alvarez to ONE

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll talk fallout from the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight at UFC 229 and post-fight brawl. Is …read more

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Complete ONE: PURSUIT OF GREATNESS Card Revealed For Myanmar Show

On October 26, from Thuwanna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar, ONE Championship will present ONE: PURSUIT OF GREATNESS. Headlining the card is ONE middleweight and light heavyweight world champion Aung …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2018, 8:16 am By
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Jiu-jitsu star Garry Tonon returns to ONE in November

Garry Tonon, who scored back-to-back finishes in his first two MMA bouts earlier this year, is set to take on Sung Jong Lee at ONE Championship’s upcoming event in Singapore …read more

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Two-division champion Aung La N Sang headlines ONE event in Myanmar

The ONE middleweight championship will be on the line on Oct. 26, when Aung La N Sang faces Mohammad Karaki in his home country of Myanmar, the promotion announced.
Sang (23-10, …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Shinya Aoki chokes out Ev Ting at ONE: Kingdon of Heroes

Japanese star Shinya Aoki earned another shot at the ONE lightweight belt Saturday.
The former champion met Ev Ting in a lightweight title eliminator at ONE: Kingdon of Heroes in Bangkok, …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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ONE: ‘Kingdom Of Heroes’ Preview (Pt. 2)

The entire ONE: “Kingdom of Heroes” card can be watched live and free on YouTube (depending on your region) and after the success of the “Superfly” series I would expect …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Angela Lee aims to become ONE’s first two-division female champ, Bibiano Fernandes announced for Nov. 9 show

Four of ONE Championship’s best are going to battle it out in Singapore.
On Tuesday, the promotion formally announced a pair of champion vs. champion bouts for its Nov. 9 show …read more

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ONE: ‘Conquest Of Heroes’ Preview (Pt. 2)

There are some big names on the top half of the ONE: “Conquest of Heroes” card. Three of the fights could conceivably be title eliminators while there will be a …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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