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ONE Championship: Saruta vows to bring title ‘home’ to Japan

Joshua “The Passion” Pacio took something from Japan that Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta wants to take back. The 31-year-old martial artist wants to bring the ONE Strawweight World Title back to Japan, something Pacio captured when he beat Saruta’s compatriot Yoshitaka “Nobita” Naito last year. Now, the Saitama, Japan native will get the chance to accomplish […]

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Three Pinoys in action at ONE: Eternal Glory

The best martial artists from all over the world are set to gather once again when ONE Championship opens 2019 with ONE: ETERNAL GLORY on Saturday, 19 January at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. The stacked 14-bout event may be held on foreign soil, but it is not lacking in big bouts for Filipino […]

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ONE Championship: Banario focuses on getting back on track

Winning six of his last seven contests, former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario is slowly inching closer to the top of the lightweight division. Banario is just one of the big names in the upcoming ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix, and the soft-spoken wushu practitioner is excited to be a part of […]

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ONE Championship: No stopping Team Lakay

With great achievements come bigger responsibilities, and that is exactly the mindset of Team Lakay headmaster Mark Sangiao moving forward. It was a marvelous year for Team Lakay, and Sangiao is confident that his team can rise to the heightened expectations after the fabled stable out of Benguet captured four World Titles under the ONE […]

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Pinoy MMA fighter ready to defend title

By Rafael Bandayrel Team Lakay young gun Joshua Pacio will be the first among five reigning Filipino ONE World champions to defend a crown this year when he takes on Yosuke Saruta on Jan. 19 in the main event of ONE: Eternal Glory in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 23-year-old strawweight king is out to prove that […]

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ONE Championship: Resurgent Robin Catalan eyes consistency, versatility

Coming off one of the most productive years in his ONE Championship career, strawweight standout Robin “The Ilonggo” Catalan is turning over a new leaf.

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