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Demetrious Johnson Talks Sage Northcutt’s Brutal ONE Debut

Demetrious Johnson gave his take on the disastrous debut of his fellow ONE Championship fighter ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt in a recent interview. And ‘disastrous’ is a word that barely does the fight justice. Brought in by the Chatri Sityodtong-run promotion in the hopes of continuing their ascent into the U.S mainstream, Northcutt was sparked by his opponent Cosmo Alexandre in …

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Sage Northcutt Details Nine-Hour Surgery Following Disastrous ONE Debut

Sage Northcutt has detailed the aftermath of his 29-second knockout defeat to Cosmo Alexandre in his ONE Championship debut. At this point, the formula has seemingly been laid out. Each of the three UFC stars to have tested themselves in the blossoming Asian promotion ONE Championship have faced either adversity or flat-out embarrassment at the seemingly lesser competition to be …

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BJJ Ace Garry Tonon Moves To 5-0 With Perfect Heel-Hook

Garry Tonon’s transition to mixed martial arts has continued to be a joy to behold, this time as he scored a slick first-round heel-hook victory at ONE Championship: Enter The Dragon. For those in the know, the athletic capabilities of this 27-year-old Danaher Death Squad stand-out have been beyond any doubt for some time. With that being said, the ease …

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Sage Northcutt Looking To Win MMA, Muay-Thai & Kickboxing Belts In ONE

ONE Championship’s latest marquee signing Sage Northcutt has expressed his interest in fighting in both kickboxing and muay-thai as well as MMA. Northcutt’s extensive background in karate saw him earn 77 world-titles in his younger days but despite compiling a 6-2 record in the UFC whilst riding a three-fight win-streak, he was given the freedom to speak to rival promotions. …

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ONE Championship Reportedly Signed Three-Year US Broadcasting Deal

ONE Championship have reportedly put pen to paper on a three-year broadcast deal with Turner Sports according to word coming from ESPN. ESPN reported today that the ever-growing Asian MMA promotion will be making their move into the US market as early as next January. It’s the logical next step after Chatri Sityodtong’s recent spree of signings – a spree that saw …

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Dana White Confirms That The UFC Have Let Sage Northcutt Go

The heavily-promoted lightweight/welterweight prospect Sage Northcutt is apparently now a free-agent after Dana White confirmed that he will not be offering the 22-year-old a new contract. Northcutt is currently riding a three-fight win-streak, with his most recent victory coming against Zak Ottow at UFC Boise but despite his young age and clear potential, it seems as though the UFC aren’t willing …

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ONE Announce Flyweight & Lightweight Grand Prix Tournaments

ONE Championship has made yet another big play, announcing grand-prix tournaments for both their flyweight and lightweight divisions. The Asian promotion have done everything in their power to elevate their status within the MMA world in recent times with marquee signings like Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson. Competition across the field is always a healthy thing for the sport as …

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ONE Championship Announce Massive $50m Foray Into eSports

One Championship announced the launch of an eSports tournament next year in a venture worth up to $50 million, as it seeks to tap into the lucrative world of video gaming. The “One eSports” initiative will see a number of events held in Asia alongside previously announced MMA events, Singapore-based One Championship said. It did not say how many eSports …

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Demetrious Johnson Reveals Reasons For Joining ONE Championship

Demetrious Johnson has revealed exactly why he decided to leave the UFC in favour of a move to Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship. Speaking to the media on Sunday night via conference call, Johnson explained how his views on fight-promotion in the US contributed to his decision to leave the world’s biggest MMA organisation. “I was always never the biggest …

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ONE Championship Confirms Eddie Alvarez Signing

The legendary former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez has been confirmed as ONE Championship’s latest marquee signing. ONE Championship, or ONE FC, has quietly become recognized as the world’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion in terms of its reach – broadcasting to over 1 billion homes in 138 countries. As Asia’s largest sports media property, it has been able …

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Breaking: Eddie Alvarez Close To Signing For ONE Championship

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The legendary former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez is reportedly close to being unveiled as ONE Championship’s latest marquee signing. ONE FC has quietly become recognized as the world’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion in terms of its reach – broadcasting to over 1 billion homes in 138 countries. As Asia’s largest sports media property, it has been able …

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Watch: Crazy Moment At One Championship, As Two Fighters Slug It Out On Their Knees

42-year-old former WBA super-featherweight boxing champion Yodsanan Sityodtong moved to 3-1 as a professional MMA fighter on Saturday, forcing an exhausted Ramon ‘The Bicolano’ Gonzalez to verbally submit in the second round of a bantamweight contest at ONE Championship: Warrior Kingdom. The fight was a rather crazy one and that madness reached it’s peak moments before the finish, when the …

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