ONE Championship To Hold 30 Events In 2019

ONE Championship’s expansion into Asia will go into overdrive in 2019, as the MMA promotion will have 30 events in 2019, including two events in Tokyo and one in South Korea.

Signed for the Tokyo event on March 31st are some of the biggest stars in the promotion including Ralph and Renzo Gracie, Garry Tonon, Giorgio Petrosyan, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Mei Yamaguchi, Ken Hasegawa, Yoshitaka Naito and Shinya Aoki among others to be announced.

They will return to Tokyo on October 11th, and have events inJakarta, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Yangon, Beijing, Macau, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh, Shanghai and Seoul in addition to the six cities to be announced.

“Japan has a rich martial arts culture and history, and ONE Championship has been planning for a very long time to bring our authentic martial arts experience right here to the fans, deep in the heart of Asia,” said Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship.

“Our mission at ONE Championship is sacred, we want to unleash martial arts superheroes unto the world — world-class athletes who ignite passion and hope, and who help weave martial arts into the very fabric of human life. By sharing their stories with the world, ONE Championship aims to change the lives of many through the beauty of sport and discipline.”

The full calendar for ONE Championship in 2019 includes

Jakarta, Indonesia, 19th January

Manila, Philippines, 25th January

Bangkok, Thailand, 16th February

Singapore, 22nd February

Yangon, Myanmar, 8th March

Tokyo, Japan, 31st March

Manila, Philippines, 5th April

Jakarta, Indonesia, 4th May

Bangkok, Thailand, 11th May

Singapore, 17th May

Beijing, China, 7th June

Macau, China, 15th June

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28th June

Guangzhou, China, 20th July

Manila, Philippines, 2nd August

Bangkok, Thailand, 17th August

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 6th September

Tokyo, Japan, 11th October

Jakarta, Indonesia, 26th October

Shanghai, China, 9th November

Singapore, 22nd November

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6th December

Manila, Philippines, 13th December

Seoul, South Korea, 20th December

 

 

 

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