ONE Championship announces its exciting return to the United States with four shows in 2024. Get ready for thrilling MMA, Muay Thai, kickboxing, and grappling bouts on Amazon Prime Video.
ONE Championship Announces Exciting Return to the United States
After a successful debut in the United States, ONE Championship is set to make a comeback with four shows in 2024. The Asia-based fight promotion, known for its thrilling bouts in MMA, Muay Thai, kickboxing, and grappling, recently confirmed the news to ESPN. While specific dates, locations, and participants are yet to be finalized, all the events will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
ONE chairman and CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming shows, stating, "I’m excited to once again showcase our World Champions on American soil. To our fans that haven’t seen a live ONE event, I promise you an experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen." The inaugural ONE show in the U.S. took place on May 5 in Brookfield, Colorado. The event was headlined by a highly anticipated trilogy fight for the ONE 135-pound title between Demetrious Johnson and Adriano Moraes. Johnson, the former UFC flyweight champion, emerged victorious with a unanimous decision.
The debut event was a massive success, with a sold-out crowd and record-breaking viewership on Amazon. The return of ONE Championship to the U.S. is expected to generate even more excitement among fans and attract a larger audience.
Here are the results from the headline fight of the first ONE Championship event in the U.S.:
|Fighter 1||Fighter 2||Result|
|Demetrious Johnson||Adriano Moraes||Johnson won via unanimous decision|
The Future of ONE Championship in the U.S.
The announcement of four upcoming shows in the United States signifies a major step forward for ONE Championship. The organization has been gaining significant momentum globally and expanding its reach to new markets. The decision to return to the U.S. demonstrates the company’s commitment to establishing a strong presence in the American fight scene.
With a roster of world-class fighters and a reputation for delivering thrilling matchups, ONE Championship has captured the attention of fight fans worldwide. The promotion’s unique blend of MMA, Muay Thai, kickboxing, and grappling has garnered a dedicated following, and the upcoming shows in the U.S. will undoubtedly add to the excitement.
Fans can expect to witness high-stakes battles, memorable moments, and unforgettable displays of skill and athleticism. ONE Championship events are renowned for their production value, combining top-notch fighting action with captivating storytelling and immersive experiences.
ONE Championship’s return to the United States is highly anticipated, following the success of its debut event in the country. With four shows scheduled for 2024, fans can look forward to a series of action-packed nights featuring the best fighters from around the world. Stay tuned for further updates on dates, locations, and fight card announcements.