Ben Wilson

Martial arts fan and writer based in Singapore
  • One Championship King of the Jungle: Reviews and Highlights

    In the wake of the Covid 19 global spread, ONE Championship made ONE King of the Jungle a closed-door event. The absence of an audience made for a strange viewing experience, particularly when ring announcer Dominic Lau introduced each fighter with his usual gusto to be met by complete...
  • ONE Championship Fire and Fury: Results and Highlights

    ONE Championship’s second event of the year took place in a noisy Mall of Asia Arena in Manila and featured many hometown heroes. In the main event, Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio (19-3) succesfuly defended his belt against Evolve MMA’s Alex Silva (18-3).  Silva spent most of the 5 rounds...
  • ONE Championship: A New Tomorrow Results and Highlights

    ONE Championship’s first event of the year delivered knockouts galore! Rodtang retains the Flyweight Muay Thai belt with a TKO of Jonathan Haggerty A very aggressive Rodtang (261-41-10) made easier work of Jonathan Haggerty (15-3) than in their first meeting, retaining the Flyweight Muay Thai title with a third...
  • ONE Championship Edge of Greatness: Highlights and Results

    ONE Championship Edge of Greatness was on home soil last night in Singapore’s Indoor Stadium. In the main event, Thailand’s Nong-O Gaiyanghadao successfuly defended his Bantamweight Muay Thai belt with a 4th round KO victory over compatriot Saemapetch Fairtex.  It was a dominant performance throughout from Nong-O who put...
  • ONE Masters of Fate: Highlights and results

    ONE Masters of Fate took place in Manila on Friday night and was a card dominated by Filipino fighters. In the Main Event, Team Lakay’s Joshua ‘The Passion’ Pacio (19-3-0) retained his Strawweight title with a submission victory over fellow Philipino fighter, Rene Catalan (6-3-0).  Round One saw Pacio...
  • ONE Century Part 2: ‘Burmese Python’ Aung La N Sang gets the TKO in Tokyo

    Wrapping up an incredible weekend of MMA action came ONE Century Part 2 live from Tokyo. The second stacked card of the day drew vocal support inside the historic Japanese Sumo hall – Ryogoku Kokugikan as more fans were able to get there after the reopening of transport links...
  • ONE Championship Century Part 1: The Lee siblings put on a show in Tokyo

    ONE Championship Century Part 1 almost didn’t happen. Typhoon Hagibis hit Tokyo on Saturday leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. According to CEO Chatri Sidyodtong, the emergency generators for the stadium only arrived 4 hours before the start of the event. Thankfully for martial arts fans, Part...
  • ONE Championship Century: Storm in a Green Tea Cup

    A storm is coming to Tokyo – both literally and metaphorically! Typhoon Hagibis – the largest to hit Japan this season couldn’t have come at a worse time for Japan’s sporting calendar. Two Rugby World Cup matches have been cancelled and the weekend’s blockbuster ONE Championship card is under...
  • ONE Championship Dreams of Gold: Results and Highlights

    ONE Championship Dreams of Glory took place at Bangkok’s Impact Arena on Friday evening, delivering an intense night of Kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA.  The evening featured a title fight for the Kickboxing Flyweight belt as well as the two semi-finals of the Featherweight Kickboxing Grand Prix.  Strangely for...
  • ONE Championship Masters of Destiny – results and highlights

    ONE Championship returned to the Malaysian capital last night, filling the Axiata Arena with passionate martial arts fans.  MMA Latest was in attendence to bring you all the highlights. Topping the bill was the rematch of the Flyweight Kickboxing Grand Prix semi-final between Giorgio Petrosyan (99-3-2) and Petchmorakot Petchyindee...