“ONE: X” is an upcoming ONE Championship event featuring 11 mixed martial arts fights, three Muay Thai matches, three kickboxing contests, two submission grappling contests and one hybrid MMA-Muay Thai fight. The press conference was held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on March 23, 2022.
During the press conference, ONE Championship revealed a newly designed world title belt along with a line of premium products from TUMI, one of the world’s leading premium lifestyle and luxury performance brands. The conference was attended by the organization’s chairman and chief executive officer Chatri Sityodtong.
“It has been a crazy 10 years,” Sityodtong said. “When I look back at the journey, all the highs and lows… I could never have imagined this. I truly believe we have the greatest World Championship roster of any organization in the world.”
Sityodtong believes that “ONE X” will be an event the whole world will talk about for years to come and the single greatest martial arts event ever pulled off in history. He said, “As a lifelong martial artist, this has been a very deeply personal journey.”
“It’s one filled with gratitude for my team, for our athletes, for our fans, our partners, our broadcasters, our brands, everybody who has been a part of this incredible journey, past and present,” the ONE Championship CEO continued. “But as I always tell my team, this is just day one, literally the very beginning of the ONE story.”
There are five Filipino athletes on the “ONE: X” fight card. Three of them are from Baguio City, Philippines namely Eduard “Landslide” Folayang, 37, Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang, 29, and Stephen “The Sniper” Loman, 29.
The “ONE: X” fights ill be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore in three parts on March 26, 2022 starting with the first part at 1:00 p.m. followed by the second part at 5:00 p.m. The third part, which is the grand finale, will start at 8:00 p.m.
In the main event, Nanthawan “Stamp” Panthong, 24, of Pattaya, Thailand will challenge ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee, 25, of Singapore. The challenger is the 2021 ONE Atomweight Grand Prix Champion.
Dom Lau will serve as the ring announcer. Mitch Chilson and Michael Schiavello will be the commentators.