One Championship

December 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Both the UFC and ONE Championship have announced some notable upcoming fights for cards in 2019, and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Gregor Gillespie vs. Yandy Medeiros, UFC on ESPN+ 1 A lightweight matchup between Gregor Gillespie and Yancy Medeiros is set for UFC on ESPN+ 1, which…

October 25th, 2018
Adam Martin.

In a stunning move, we have arguably the first trade in MMA history, and I’ll write all about this shocker in today’s MMA odds and ends. Demetrious Johnson Traded By UFC To ONE Championship For Ben Askren In a blockbuster move that came out of nowhere, the UFC is on the verge of trading former…

October 17th, 2018
Adam Martin.

ONE Championship has announced arguably the biggest free-agent signing in the company’s history, and I’ll give my thoughts on it in today’s MMA odds and ends. Eddie Alvarez Signs With ONE Championship On Tuesday, ONE Championship made its biggest free-agent signing ever as former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez inked a contract with Asia’s biggest…

November 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

ONE FC returns tomorrow (November 11, 2016) to Singapore for a Friday card available to North American audiences at 7:00am ET, and you can bet many people will tune in before they head off to work. The reason? One of the best submission artists in the world, Shinya Aoki, will be in action as he defends…

May 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with ONE Championship 42 atomweight Angela Lee as she prepares for her main event title fight tomorrow (May 6, 2016) against Mei Yamaguchi at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. The talented and undefeated youngster is very confident heading into her title opportunity and she feels the global MMA rules will give…

May 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

ONE Championship is back this Friday with a card headlined by a pair of title bouts. The currently vacant strawweight belt will be on the line in the main event, as rapidly ascending MMA prospect Angela Lee takes on one of the most tenured female fighters from Japan, Mei Yamaguchi. The 19-year-old Lee has become…

April 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

With Ben Askren back in action for the first time since April 24th, 2015, ONE Championship (I didn’t even know they changed their name) becomes relevant to the general MMA community for another day. While it’s getting more difficult to truly consider Askren one of the best welterweights in the world due to his level…

April 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 150 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren who defends his title April 15th against Nikolay Aleksakhin. Then bantamweight Josh Hill discusses his upcoming matchup with Bendy Casimir at Fight Night Medicine Hat on April 9th. Finally…

February 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Watch the replay of Wednesday’s UFC 196 press conference (Presser starts at 27 min mark)    Watch Episode 2 of UFC Fight Night 84’s Embedded   Barroso vs. Krylov and Cabral vs. Madadi added to UFC Fight Night 87 According to Combate and Globo, the UFC has added Francimar Barroso vs. Nikita Krylov and Yan Cabral vs. Reza…

January 18th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 139 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes to discuss his upcoming fight with Kevin Belingon at ONE Championship: Dynasty of Champions on Jan. 23rd. Then featherweight Marcus Brimage joins us to talk about his upcoming 145lb title fight Jan. 23rd at…

January 5th, 2016
James Lynch

RFA champion Luke Sanders fights Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 81 Last week it was Joey Gomez, this week Luke Sanders is the newest member of the UFC roster as he fills in to fight Maximo Blanco. Sanders (10-0) replaces Dennis Bermudez who had to bow out due to injury and also moves up to…

December 24th, 2015
James Lynch

ONE Championship expects fighters to compete at “walking weight”  Following the weight-cutting related death of Yang Jian Bing prior to ONE Championship 35, the promotion has implemented a new weight cutting policy for it’s fighters. Per a press release from the promotion, weight cuts will now be banned through the process of dehydration “The new program, which is…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano gives his thoughts on the recent death of ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing due to his weight cut last Friday during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also discusses about a variety of other topics including – His client Aljamain Sterling’s recent win – His client Johny Hendricks’ next fight against Stephen…

December 11th, 2015
James Lynch

ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing dies after weight cut Horrible news out of the Philippines that 21-year old flyweight fighter Yang Jian Bing has died after his weight cut for today’s ONE Championship: Spirit of Champions event. ONE Championship confirmed the news this morning in an official statement but didn’t make mention of his weight cut. “The ONE…

November 25th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 79 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

November 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 132 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui who discusses last weekends weigh-in fiasco with Luis Santos as well as the promotions presence in mainland China. Then Bellator featherweight Daniel Weichel discusses his upcoming fight with Georgi Karakhanyan on Dec. 4th at…

November 1st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 129 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren who discusses his upcoming rematch with Luis Santos on Nov. 13th. Then MMA journalist John Nash joins us to discuss his recent article “What investers are being told about UFC’s Revenues” via…

August 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight Roger Huerta returns to the ONE Championship cage on September 1st as he takes on Koji Ando at ONE FC 30: Dynasty of Champions. Huerta (22-7-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 118 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Recent resurgence after losing four straight…

August 20th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 74 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

August 16th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 118 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Roger Huerta joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight, living in Thailand and his future. Then former WSOF title challenger Josh Hill discusses his upcoming fight August 31st in Romania. Finally Titan FC matchmaker Scott Cutbirth is back…

July 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 113 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we welcome Titan FC lightweight champion Pat Healy who fights Saturday at Titan FC 34 against Mike Ricci. Then we welcome ONE Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes who fights Toni Tauri on Saturday at ONE FC 29. Finally Anthony “Sharkbait” Gutierrez…

April 5th, 2015
James Lynch

At 36 years old, One Championship’s heavyweight fighter Paul Cheng has done what most have only dreamed of fulfilling. From a boxer, to stuntman, to being a former defensive lineman for the Canadian Football League’s B.C Lions, Cheng tried his hand at MMA in 2011 and has since established an impressive 5-1 record. However the…