Tag Archives: Strawweight World Championship

John Pacio (ONE Championship photo)

ONE Championship: Pacio and Catalan on a collision course

ONE: REIGN OF KINGS last 27 July at the SM Mall of Asia Arena proved to be a good night for the Filipino mixed martial artists that showcased their talents on the stacked card.

Alex Silva vs Yoshitaka Naito (ONE Championship photo)

ONE Championship: Naito reclaims title at ‘Grit and Glory’

Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito of Japan reclaimed the coveted ONE Strawweight World Championship, edging out Brazilian rival Alex “Little Rock” Silva via razor-thin split decision.

Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito of Japan (ONE Championship photo)

ONE Championship: Silva and Naito face off in open workout

ONE Championship (ONE) recently held an open workout for athletes competing at ONE: GRIT AND GLORY. Held at the Jakarta Muay Thai & MMA Gym on 9 May, the ONE: GRIT AND GLORY Open Workout featured main event competitors, reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex “Little Rock” Silva of Brazil and opponent Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito of Japan. Also in attendance were martial arts stars Stefer Rahardian, Himanshu Kaushik, Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol, and Rome Trinidad who will all be appearing on the supporting card.

Joshua Pacio vs Hayato Suzuki | ONE Championship

ONE Championship: Pacio inspired despite rough road to Strawweight title

Every time Joshua “The Passion” Pacio steps into the ONE Championship cage, it is in pursuit of a lifelong dream, one that he has had since a young boy growing up in Baguio City in the Philippines.

Rene Catalan (R) (ONE Championship photo)

ONE FC: Filipino ‘Challenger’ aims high at ‘Kings of Courage’

Catalan squares off with China’s Peng Xue Wen in a three-round strawweight affair at “ONE: KINGS OF COURAGE,” which takes place at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia on Jan. 20.

Angela Lee (ONE Championship)

ONE Championship Year-ender: Scintillating Submissions of 2017 [VIDEO]

It has been a great 2017 for ONE Championship as the constantly-flourishing martial arts landscape in Asia continues to expand and more fans have jumped onto the trend of the fastest growing sport in the world.