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THE FINISH LINE

One Championship readies for blockbuster 100th show

The martial arts juggernaut is also gearing up for big debut in South Korea and USA in 2020, says CEO Chatri Sityodtong

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One of the headline bouts of One Championship's 100th "live" event is a "Champion vs Champion" rematch between Singapore's Angela Lee (in black) and China's Xiong Jingnan (in green/white) for Lee's women's atomweight world championship.

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"Today, the fact that we're now approaching our 100th event, I have to pinch myself. It's like living a dream," says Mr Sityodtong.

WHAT a whirlwind ride it's been for Singapore-headquartered One Championship over the past eight years. Since the martial arts organisation staged its first show at the Indoor Stadium in Kallang back in September 2011, the company is now set to celebrate its landmark 100th "live" event next...

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