News: Sam-A Gaiyanghadao aiming to add ONE Super Series title to collection at ONE: Unstoppable Dreams

After an impressive victory in his first appearance inside the ONE Championship cage last January in Manila, Muay Thai legend Sam-A Gaiyanghadao is ready to return to action, this time to compete for the inaugural ONE Super Series Muay Thai Flyweight World Championship. The 34-year-old Gaiyanghadao boasts an impressive 365-46-9 overall professional Muay Thai record … Continue reading News: Sam-A Gaiyanghadao aiming to add ONE Super Series title to collection at ONE: Unstoppable Dreams

News: Angela Lee faces off with Yamaguchi ahead of ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held a press conference and face-off ahead of ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS. The press event took place on Monday, 14 May at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. In addition to intense face-offs between athletes competing on Friday night, ONE Championship also took … Continue reading News: Angela Lee faces off with Yamaguchi ahead of ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS

Fighter Profile: Muay Thai Legend Singtongnoi Por Telakun & his battle with Cancer

The life of a martial arts legend is never easy as the path to greatness is typically laden with a myriad of seemingly impossible challenges. For multiple-time Muay Thai world champion Singtongnoi Por Telakun, the hardships came early in life. Growing up in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, he was raised in extreme poverty and experienced the … Continue reading Fighter Profile: Muay Thai Legend Singtongnoi Por Telakun & his battle with Cancer

Full Roundup: ONE: GRIT AND GLORY Open Workouts

With ONE: GRIT AND GLORY set for 12th May at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia, ONE gave us access to their open workout event at the Jakarta Muay Thai & MMA Gym on 9th May. It featured main event competitors, reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Alex “Little Rock” Silva of Brazil, and opponent … Continue reading Full Roundup: ONE: GRIT AND GLORY Open Workouts

News: ONE Championship provide worldwide access for fans to watch all events for free

ONE Championship have announced the launch of their new mobile app which will provide free, high definition access to live events in addition to their complete library of digital content. The industry leading move by the promotion sets a new standard in how MMA fans access digital content in a world where TV distribution rights … Continue reading News: ONE Championship provide worldwide access for fans to watch all events for free

News: Rome Trinidad taps Filipino legend’s services in second ONE Championship outing

Filipina warrior Rome “Rebel” Trinidad will walk to the ONE Championship cage on Saturday, May 12 with a mixed martial arts legend by her side. Andrew Benibe, a household name in the established local mixed martial arts scene in the Philippines, will be part of the entourage of Trinidad as she is scheduled to square … Continue reading News: Rome Trinidad taps Filipino legend’s services in second ONE Championship outing

The Warrior Spirit, MMA culture, and Anime: The Yoshitaka Naito interview.

With ONE: Grits and Glory drawing near, one cannot help but wonder what goes into the mind of the fighters as they prepare themselves for battle. Fortunately, the opportunity to interview one of the main event fighters has presented to us here at MMAMotion. We interview former strawweight champion Yoshitaka "Nobita" Naito (12-1) to ask … Continue reading The Warrior Spirit, MMA culture, and Anime: The Yoshitaka Naito interview.

News: Vitaly Bigdash and Leandro Ataides look to steal the show at ONE: GRIT AND GLORY

Perhaps the one of the most intriguing matchups on the undercard of ONE: GRIT AND GLORY, which takes place at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia on 12 May, is the three-round middleweight encounter between Vitaly Bigdash and Leandro Ataides. There may be little local interest in the aforementioned 93-kilogram collision, but both Russia and … Continue reading News: Vitaly Bigdash and Leandro Ataides look to steal the show at ONE: GRIT AND GLORY

News: Yoshitaka Naito plans to seize his opportunity to reclaim gold in Jakarta

After relinquishing possession of the ONE Strawweight World Championship this past December, Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito has been handed an opportunity to win back the gold-plated strap that he once called his, against the only man to ever defeat him. The 34-year-old native of Matsudo, Japan has been granted a rematch against newly-minted division kingpin Alex … Continue reading News: Yoshitaka Naito plans to seize his opportunity to reclaim gold in Jakarta

Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Yoshitaka Naito

After fireworks erupted at the state-of-the-art SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines nearly a week ago, ONE Championship shifts focus immediately to its next blockbuster event in Jakarta, Indonesia on 12 May. Taking place at the Jakarta Convention Center, ONE: GRIT AND GLORY features a highly-anticipated strawweight championship rematch between newly-minted division kingpin … Continue reading Alex Silva eyes encore performance in rematch against Yoshitaka Naito