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BENGUET WARRIOR IS NEW ONE CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION

BENGUET WARRIOR IS NEW ONE CHAMPIONSHIP STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION. Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of Team Lakay captures the ONE Strawweight World Championship with a decision win over Yoshitaka Naito at the ONE: Conquest of Heroes held last September 22, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Pacio and Danny Kingad who also competed and won over Japanese newcomer […]

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Joshua Pacio earns ONE Strawweight World Championship with unanimous decision over Yoshitaka Naito

 JAKARTA, Indonesia – The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held another unforgettable evening last September 22, 2018 in Indonesia’s bustling capital city of Jakarta, featuring the best and the brightest in the constantly-expanding world of martial arts. ONE: CONQUEST OF HEROES sent shockwaves of excitement through the packed […]

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Joshua Pacio quotes ahead of ONE: Conquest Of Heroes

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Team Lakay strawweight and ONE World Title Challenger Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of Baguio City, Philippines is set to take on the toughest test of his career this Saturday night when he meets reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito of Japan for the second time. The 22-year-old will compete in […]

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Brotherhood before belts: Honorio Banario has no interest in going against teammate Eduard Folayang

Riding high on a five-bout winning streak, former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario appears that he is inches away from securing a world title shot in the stacked lightweight division of ONE Championship. At ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON on 8 September in Shanghai, China, Banario will look to record his sixth consecutive […]

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LOOK: Baguio City parade highlights Team Lakay athletes

Baguio City, Philippines – The city government of Baguio organized a vibrant parade for the 109th annual Baguio City Day last Saturday, 1 September, to celebrate the town’s feat as the first Philippine city to make it to the prestigious global creative circle and highlight Baguio City’s outstanding personalities, including the members of the legendary […]

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Pacio of Team Lakay gets second shot at ONE strawweight title in Naito rematch

BAGUIO CITY – Joshua Pacio of Team Lakay will have a second chance at winning the ONE Championship strawweight title when he faces current World Champion Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito for a rematch in the main event of “ONE: Conquest of Kings” set on September 22, 2018 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia. The two […]

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Showdown between top Asian martial arts stables set for ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON

ONE Championship is set to rock China once again, as The Home of Martial Arts heads to Shanghai for ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON on Saturday, 8 September, featuring a stacked card headlined by China’s own ‘The Panda’ Xiong Jing Nan defending her ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship against Brazilian newcomer Samara ‘Marituba’ Santos. The fans […]

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Done with bantamweight, Martin Nguyen looks to continue reign in featherweight and lightweight divisions

After coming up short in his two bids to become a three-division world champion in ONE Championship, two-division titleholder Martin ‘The Situ-Asian’ Nguyen has decided to bid goodbye to the bantamweight division. The reigning ONE Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion first tried to wrestle the ONE Bantamweight World Championship from reigning champion Bibiano ‘The Flash’ […]

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ONE Championship finds success by celebrating Asia’s greatest cultural treasure: Martial Arts

In just seven short years, ONE Championship has evolved from a small mixed martial arts promotion in Singapore trying to make a dent, to what it is now: the largest global sports media property in Asian history, and the undisputed premier martial arts organization in Asia. From a combined ten events held in their first […]

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Being at crossroads won’t defer Edward Kelly from marching to martial arts dream

Ever since his remarkable three-bout winning streak was halted by then-debutant Emilio Urrutia in August 2017, Filipino spitfire Edward “The Ferocious” Kelly has had a mixed run of results. Following his astonishing 21-second knockout of Cambodia’s Meas Meul last January, Kelly then suffered a second-round technical knockout loss at the hands of former ONE Featherweight […]

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