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Chatri Sityodtong invites Joe Rogan to commentate Muay Thai

BJPENN.COM Staff - October 4, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has extended an enticing offer to Joe Rogan. This comes after the renowned MMA personality and podcaster expressed his deep appreciation for Muay Thai.

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Dana White

UFC CEO Dana White responds to recent criticism from ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong

Harry Kettle - October 4, 2023

UFC CEO Dana White has responded to recent criticism from ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong. Dana White has never been one to hold his tongue when he has something to say. It’s a trait that many don’t like about him, but some certainly admire his honesty. Either way, though, he’ll continue to make headlines, which may be what he’s shooting for.

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ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong takes aim at the UFC roster: “A typical UFC fighter is a D-1 college wrestler”

Susan Cox - October 3, 2023

ONE Championship boss Chatri Sityodtong is taking aim at the UFC roster. Chatri Sityodtong is best known for being the founder, chairman, and CEO of the Singapore-based combat sports promotion ONE Championship.

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Joe Rogan in awe over Superlek-Rodtang mega fight: “Muay Thai has the biggest untapped potential in the world”

BJPENN.COM Staff - September 25, 2023

Joe Rogan found himself absolutely captivated by the exciting Muay Thai showdown between ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion Superlek Kitamoo9 and divisional Muay Thai king Rodtang Jitmuangnon. Both men locked horns in a 140-pound catchweight contest that headlined ONE Friday Fights 34 on September 22 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Chatri Sityodtong calls out Elon Musk: “I am compelled to say something”

BJPENN.COM Staff - August 15, 2023

ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong has seen the escalating war of words between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. What began as playful back-and-forth on social media about an MMA fight has taken a drastic turn.

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Chatri Sityodtong offers to promote Mark Zuckerberg-Elon Musk MMA Fight, proposes bout card

BJPENN.COM Staff - August 14, 2023

It all began with a single tweet aimed at Mark Zuckerberg. Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet when he playfully called out the Meta boss for an MMA bout.

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Chatri Sityodtong reveals other States have reached out to host ONE Championship after "record-breaking" event in Denver

Cole Shelton - August 7, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong admits he was surprised with the reception the promotion got for their United States debut. Back in May, ONE made its promotional debut in the States as ONE Championship held an event in Denver, Colorado. It was something the promotion has talked about for years, but Chatri Sityodtong was still uncertain how the US fans would like ONE Championship.

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Chatri Sityodtong reveals Angela Lee will make a "big statement" in September regarding her fighting future

Cole Shelton - August 4, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong says Angela Lee will be providing an update on her career soon. It was back in December of 2022 that Victoria Lee passed away at the tender age of 18. Since then, both of her siblings, Angela and Christian Lee, have opted against competing and Sityodtong says there is no rush on them to fight again, despite their championship status. For now, he says he’s left the Lee family to grieve and deal with the heartbreaking news.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 133 with Chatri Sityodtong ft. BJ Penn, Dustin Jacoby, Billy Quarantillo, and Damon Jackson

Cole Shelton - August 1, 2023

The 133rd episode of Just Scrap Radio on with host Cole Shelton is live ahead of UFC Nashville this Saturday. We’re first joined by ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong (1:36), while BJ Penn (21:38) comes on to talk to Chatri. 14th-ranked UFC light heavyweight Dustin Jacoby (27:54) stops by. UFC featherweights Billy Quarantillo (43:00) and Damon Jackson (59:42) close out the show.

Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou opens up on previous negotiations with Chatri Sityodtong of ONE Championship: “This guy’s a performer”

Susan Cox - May 17, 2023

Francis Ngannou is opening up about previous negotiations with Chatri Sityodtong of ONE Championship. It was just yesterday, Tuesday, May 16th, that it became public that Francis Ngannou had signed with the Professional Fighters League (PFL).

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ONE Championship's Chatri Sityodtong alleges Francis Ngannou turned down $20 million dollar payday: "The money wasn't enough"

Josh Evanoff - May 2, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong has discussed his meeting with Francis Ngannou. ‘The Predator’ is reportedly in the process of ending his long-discussed free agency. Ngannou famously left the UFC in January due to a litany of complaints pertaining to a lack of health insurance, proper pay, and the ability to have a boxing match. He vacated the heavyweight title upon his departure but discussed his hope for a high-profile boxing match.

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Chatri Sityodtong open to co-promotion with UFC: “It’s very clear there are two big giants, one in the east and one in the west"

Zain Bando - April 28, 2023

ONE Championship isn’t afraid of collaboration, according to ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong. During an appearance on “The MMA Hour” to promote ONE Fight Night 10, which takes place May 5 in Colorado, Sityodtong mentioned the idea when asked about co-promotion with the sport’s biggest competitors.

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Leaked ONE Championship contract causes uproar on social media

Harry Kettle - March 31, 2023

A leaked contract for a ONE Championship fighter has caused a great deal of uproar across social media. Over the course of the last few years, ONE Championship has established itself as one of the biggest promotions in MMA. In addition to their work within mixed martial arts, they also play host to fights from across a variety of practices.

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Chatri Sityodtong admits he's unsure Angela and Christian Lee will fight again after passing of sister Victoria: "It's crossed my mind"

Josh Evanoff - January 25, 2023

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong is unsure if Angela and Christian Lee will fight again. Earlier this month, news broke that Victoria Lee passed away at 18 years old. ‘The Prodigy’ was 3-0 inside the promotion, having made her debut two years prior at just 16. At the time, Lee made headlines for being the youngest athlete in promotional history.

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ONE Championship's Chatri Sityodtong hits out at Bellator: “Our champions would steamroll Bellator guys”

Harry Kettle - November 22, 2022

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong has taken a shot at Bellator by comparing their respective success. In recent years, ONE Championship and Bellator have widely been viewed as two of the biggest promotions in MMA. Of course, the UFC leads the way by quite some distance, but Bellator and ONE certainly have great products in their own right.

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Francis Ngannou

ONE's Chatri Sityodtong discusses possible Francis Ngannou signing: "He's just not a complete fighter"

Josh Evanoff - March 28, 2022

It seems that Chatri Sityodtong isn’t very interested in signing Francis Ngannou to ONE Championship. The UFC heavyweight champion is currently set to be a free agent at the beginning of 2023. His high-profile feud with Dana White and the UFC has made it a foregone conclusion that ‘The Predator’ will soon be gone from the promotion next year. The UFC president has gone as far as stating that they’re already looking at options for an interim title bout next.

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Dana White

ONE Championship asks 'Who wants to see Dana White vs. Chatri Sityodtong?'

Drake Riggs - January 4, 2022

2020 and 2021 proved that truly any type of combat sports match is possible. Early into 2022 and ONE Championship has already gauged interest in a president vs. president bout. ONE took to its official Twitter account on Tuesday sharing a video of promotional frontman Chatri Sityodtong hitting mitts to ask who wants to see him take on UFC boss, Dana White.

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ONE Championship to review Seo Hee Ham's Grand Prix win over Denice Zamboanga

Andrew Whitelaw - September 5, 2021

The ONE Atomweight Women’s World Grand Prix quarter-finals went down on Friday in Singapore with UFC veteran Seo Hee Ham (24-8) getting the split decision win over Denice Zamboanga (8-1). The result provoked a wave of angry comments online as fans voiced their disbelief at the decision. ONE Championship CEO, Chatri Sityodtong has said that the judges verdict is now under ‘formal review’ by the ONE competition committee.

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