Groin Strike Causes John Lineker vs. Fabricio de Andrade To End In Draw, Leaves ONE Belt Vacant

ONE Championship exited this weekend without a champion in their 145-pound weight class. A day after John Lineker was stripped of his belt due to a weight miss, his fight against Fabricio de Andrade ended with a third-round no contest result that emerged following an illegal groin strike. The outcome, which kept the ONE MMA … Continue reading Groin Strike Causes John Lineker vs. Fabricio de Andrade To End In Draw, Leaves ONE Belt Vacant

ONE on Prime Video 3: Lineker vs. Andrade Preview

ONE Championship's "Prime Video" event this weekend will be headlined by a featherweight title fight that received some last-minute drama. A weight miss Thursday meant that John Lineker is no longer the 145-pound MMA champ in ONE - a status he was originally aiming to maintain when he meets Fabricio de Andrade in the main … Continue reading ONE on Prime Video 3: Lineker vs. Andrade Preview

John Lineker Misses Weight For ONE Championship Title Fight, Stripped of Belt

ONE Championship might leave this weekend without a champion in their 145-pound MMA weight class. Current titleholder John Lineker missed weight for his title fight against Fabricio de Andrade on Thursday, coming in half a pound over the limit for their bout. The South China Morning Post first reported Lineker's weight miss. This weight miss … Continue reading John Lineker Misses Weight For ONE Championship Title Fight, Stripped of Belt

ONE Championship Reveals Full Nine-Bout Lineup For October 21st Prime Video Card

ONE Championship recently unveiled the full lineup for their third "Prime Video" event, which will include four MMA bouts in total. The October 21st card from the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be headlined by a 145-pound MMA title fight between John Lineker and Fabricio de Andrade. The fight will be Lineker's first … Continue reading ONE Championship Reveals Full Nine-Bout Lineup For October 21st Prime Video Card

ONE Championship Announces Two Title Fights For Return To Malaysia

ONE Championship recently announced a pair of high-profile MMA fights for their return to Malaysia. The promotion is planning an event at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 21st. The event will be the third ONE event to air exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in U.S. and Canada. Undefeated two-division champion Reinier … Continue reading ONE Championship Announces Two Title Fights For Return To Malaysia

Thanh Le Finishes Garry Tonon Within A Minute To Defend ONE Championship Belt

Thanh Le scored a quick and brutal win to retain his ONE Championship 155-pound belt on Friday night, knocking out Garry Tonon in the first minute of action with punches. Tonon's win headlined ONE Championship's "Lights Out" card from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Tonon attempted to grapple early with Le, although the damaging … Continue reading Thanh Le Finishes Garry Tonon Within A Minute To Defend ONE Championship Belt

ONE Championship: Lights Out Preview

In ONE Championship's final event before their massive 10th-anniversary card, the promotion will see their top bantamweight and featherweight competitors in the cage. In the main event of "Lights Out," Thanh Le will look to defend his 155-pound belt for the first time when facing undefeated grappling ace Garry Tonon. And before that fight, a … Continue reading ONE Championship: Lights Out Preview

COVID-19 Forces John Lineker Out of ‘Bad Blood’ Title Fight Against Bibiano Fernandes

ONE Championship's February 11th "Bad Blood" event has lost its original main event. John Lineker was reportedly pulled from his title fight against Bibiano Fernandes after testing positive for COVID-19, per Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting. The matchup was scheduled to headline an event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Lineker, a former UFC … Continue reading COVID-19 Forces John Lineker Out of ‘Bad Blood’ Title Fight Against Bibiano Fernandes

ONE Championship Re-Books Johnson vs. Rodtang, Announces Three Title Fights

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong recently unveiled a series of big fights for the promotion's upcoming few months. He made these announcements when he recently appeared on an episode of "The MMA Hour." The promotion most notably revealed three fights for their "ONE X" event, which has been moved to March 26th. The event was … Continue reading ONE Championship Re-Books Johnson vs. Rodtang, Announces Three Title Fights

Former UFC Champion Demetrious Johnson To Meet Rodtang Jitmuangnon In MMA and Muay Thai Exhibition

Singapore-based MMA promotion ONE Championship has announced a trio of big fights for their 10th-anniversary card on December 5th, including an exhibition bout between former UFC Champion Demetrious Johnson and prolific Muay Thai aficionado Rodtang Jitmuangnon. Johnson and Rodtang will compete under a special ruleset that shifts between MMA and Muay Thai rules in each … Continue reading Former UFC Champion Demetrious Johnson To Meet Rodtang Jitmuangnon In MMA and Muay Thai Exhibition