Singapore-based ONE Championship is continuing its push towards the U.S. market. One plan is bringing over the world’s top mixed martial artists to challenge some of Filipino world champions.
A recent TC deal will get them American exposure, they’ve also picked up several high profile American MMA stars, including Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, Sage Northcutt and Brazil’s Vitor Belfort.
After its maiden event in Los Angeles, ONE brought their recent signees to a full house open workout in Las Vegas.
For the underground king Eddie Alvarez, who has won world titles for both Bellator and the UFC, he already has plans to conquer ONE’s lightweight division, where Filipino fighter Eduard Folayang currently reigns.