ONE: Reign of Kings Official Kick-Off Press Conference

Updated: Jul 30, 2018




24 July 2018 - Manila,Philippines: The largest global sports media properly in Asian hIStory. ONE CHAMPIONSHIP (ONE), returns to the bright lights of the Mall of Asia Arena this 27 July when it hosts ONE: REIGN OF KINGS. Once again, the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent are set to take the ONE Championship cage by storm. In the main event, Team Lakay veteran Kevin "The Silencer" Belingon of Baguio City,Philippibes will take on two-division world champion Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen of Sydney, Australia for the ONE Interim Batamweight World Championship.


ONE Championship, in conjunction with Globe Telecom, the leading provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines, is set to hold the ONE: REIGN OF KINGS Official Kick-Off Press Conference at City of Dreams Manila on Tuesday, 24 July. Globe is the exclusive ONE Championship Super App launch sponsor in the Philippines.


Ticket Information for ONE: REIGN OF KINGS is available at www.onefc.com


Also in attendance are Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship , Mr. ChatriSityodtong, SVP - Content Business Group of Globe Telecom Mr. Nikko Z. Acosta,Senior VP and COO of City of Dreams Manila Mr. Kevin Benning, and Chairman of the Games and Amusements Board Mr. Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra.


Gracing the press conference with their presence are a handful of ONE Championship superstars ready to ignite the Mall of Asia Arena with action and excitement.


Top batamweight contender Kevin "The Silencer" Belingon(18-5) of Baguio City, Philippines will go head-to-head with reigning ONE Featherweight & Lightweight World Champion Martin "The Situ-Asian" Nguyen (11-2) of Sydney, Australia in a highly-anticipated showdown for the ONE Interim Batamweight World Championship. The two superstars both pack incredible power in each of their fists and will look to put on a show in Manila.


Also on the card are co-man event participants, former ONE Leightweight World Champion Shinya "TobikanJudan" Aoki(40-8, INC.) of Tokyo, Japan and Shannon "OneShin" Wiratcha(9-2) of Bangkok, Thailand, who will do battle for lightweight supremacy.


In addition, the legendary Renzo Gracie (13-7-1,inc) of Brazil will face veteran Yuki Kondo (60-34-9) in a historic final farewell bout for both martial artists.


Lastly, attending the press conference is hometown hero and former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard "Landslide" Folayang (19-6) of Baguio City, Philippines and opponent Aziz POahrudinov (20-0-1) of Dagestan, Russia who will compete in a much-anticipated three-round lightweight contest.


ONE: REIGN OF KINGS

Official Kick-Off Press Conference

City of Dreams Manila

24 July, 2:30PM


Head Table

ChatriSityodtong, Chairman and CEO of One Championship

Nikko Z. Acosta, SVP - Content Business Group, Globe

Kevin Benning, Senior VP and CEO, City of Dreams Manila

Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra,Chairman of Games and Amusements Board


Martin "The Sity-Asian" Nguyen

Kevin "The Silencer Belingon

Shannon "OneShin" Wiratchai

Shinya "TobikanJudan" Aoki

Renzo Gracie

Yuki Kondo

Eduard "Landslide" Folayang

Aziz Pahrudinov




City of Dreams Manila is the official residence of ONE: REIGN OF KINGS, For more information on the luxury integrated resort, visit cityofdreamsmanila.com, follow twitter @cityofdreamsPH and Instagram @cityofdreamsmanila or like https://www.facebook.com/cityofdreamsmanila/


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About ONE Championship

ONE Championship is the largest global sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore. ONE Championship is the home of martial arts and is the world's largest martial arts organization, hosting bouts across all styles of martial arts such as Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Karate, Kung Fu, Silat, Sanda, Lethwei, Mixed Martial Arts, Tae Knwon Do, Submission Grappling and more. The world's most exciting martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia, featuring some of the world's best martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. In addition to its digital platforms, ONE Championship broadcasts to over 1.7 billion potential viewers acros 136 countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including Fox Sports, ABS-CBN, Astro, ClaroSports,Startimes, Primier Sports, Thairath TV, Skynet,Mediacorp, OSN, and more.


About Globe Telecom

Globe Telecom is a leading full service telecommunications company in the Philippines, serving the needs of consumers and businesses across an entire suite of products and services including mobile, fixed,broadband,data connections, internet and managed services. Its principals are Ayala Corporation and Singtel who acknowledged industry leaders in the country and in the region. For more information,visit www.globe.com.ph


About City of Dreams Manila

The luxury integrated casino resort City of Dreams Manila, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare site at the gateway to Entertainment City, features the ultimate in entertainmen, hotel, retail and dining and lifestyle experiences,with aggregated gaming space comprising VIP and mass-market gaming facilities. Three luxury hotel brands, NUWA, (2018 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star awardee), Nobu and Hyatt ( awarded Four Stars in 2018 Forbes Travel Guide) and more than 20 impressive restaurants and bars complement distinctive entertainment venues, that include the family entertainment center DreamPlay, the world's first DreamWorks-themed interactive play space. CenterPlay, a live performance central lounge inside the casino, and nightclubs. The dynamic and innovative resort complex is renowned for delivering an unparalled entertainment and hospitality in the Philippines and in the Asian region.\


About Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation

Integrated casino developer Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation is a company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange with trading symbol of "MRP". It is a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment LImited (NASDAQ: "MLCO"), the developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia. It developed City of Dreams Manila, which is managed and operated by Melco Resorts Leisure (PHP) Corporation.


For more information about Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation, please visit www.melco-resorts-philippines.com


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