The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held the ONE: A NEW TOMORROW Official Kick-Off Press Conference at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel ahead of Friday night’s blockbuster event at the Impact Arena.
Before various local and international media, ONE Championship announced a partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT).
ONE Championship’s partnership with (SAT) aims to further develop the sport of Muay Thai on a global scale. The collaboration will see both organizations work together to establish ONE HERO SERIES MUAY THAI in Thailand, which seeks to discover grassroots Muay Thai talent in both the local and international level.
The goal of ONE HERO SERIES is to provide young, up-and-coming Muay Thai athletes the global platform to showcase their skills, and carve a path towards having a sustainable professional career in the sport.
In attendance at the Press Conference were ONE Championship President of Thailand Jitinat Asdamongkol, ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon, ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, Jonathan Haggerty, Victor Pinto, Muangthai P.K.Saenchaimuaythaigym, and Sangmanee Sathian MuayThai Gym. Also in attendance as special guests were Mr. Khemmapol Auitayakul, Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Sports, and Mr. Tanukiat Janchum, Director of Professional Sports Development and Boxing Department.
Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “I am excited to announce a partnership with the Sports Authority of Thailand. Together, we will work towards developing the sport of Muay Thai not just in the country, but also on a massive global scale. There is a lot of spectacular Muay Thai talent in Thailand. As an organization, we want to be able to give them the tools they need to be successful. ONE Championship is also ready for another epic year of martial arts. We have incredible plans over the next 12 months, starting right here in Bangkok. Our ONE Championship athletes are ready to showcase their incredible skills this Friday night.”