Tuesday, April 17, 2018 saw the press conference for ONE: Heroes of Honor happening at City of Dreams. This bout will have for it’s main event Kevin Bellingon of the Philippines and Andrew Leone of the United States going head to head. This fight will take place on Friday night, April 20 at the Mall of Asia arena.
During the press conference, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong, Kevin Benning, SEnior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of City of Dreams Manila, co-main event competitors Giorgio Petrosyan and Jo Nattawut, as well as other talents were present. The event will likewise give a preview as to what to expect in the highly anticipated debut of ONE Super Series at ONE: Heroes of Honor.
Launching at ONE: Heroes of Honor is the ONE Super Series, a celebration of the world’s most effective striking arts, and invites the very best material artists from Muay Thai, kickboxing, karate, taekwondo, wushu, sanda, and more to showcase their skills on ONE Championship’s global media platform. ONE Super Series was created to showcase the adrenaline pumping action of world class martial arts on the world’s biggest and most prestigious stage of competition, designed to showcase the purest forms of world class striking.
ONE: Heroes of Honor is a historic event for ONE Championship. Chatri says, “For the first time ever, we are combining the action and the thrill of mixed martial arts with the authenticity of the world’s most elite striking arts in ONE Super Series. I am excited to unveil our brand new ONE Championship ring where all the action will take place as well as welcome the world’s greatest martial artists to the most prestigious global stage of the competition. It’s going to be an evening filled with excitement as we showcase the best in martial arts, and with ONE Super Series, ONE Championship is now the largets martial artis organization in the world.”