ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced recently that the promotion will be launching a championship qualified that the ONE Super Series kick-boxing grand-prix at 20-19. He broke the news at a Facebook article:
Askerov and Peters are making their ONE Super Series debuts, but are decorated Muay Thai champions. One other six have fought to the promotion already and the prospect of a match-up between Yodsaenklai and Petrosyan will ignite the excitement of kick boxing fans.
ONE Championship also announced a Japanese television deal. The promotion will probably partner with television Tokyo in a pre-determined deal which will watch both live and non-live content aired on both linear and digital platforms on a weekly basis.
“ONE Championship will be pleased to be dealing with television Tokyo to take martial arts into new heights. Together with television Tokyo, ONE Championship will exhibit the maximum calibre of martial arts into Japanese viewers, exemplifying that the bushido spirit by observing the values of honor, respect and humility. ”