2019 GAMMA World Championships Go Down In Singapore Next Week
ONE Championship and the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA), are set to host the 2019 GAMMA World Championship from November 18th to the 23rd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The event bring will bring together over forty teams from GAMMA member nations, consisting of some of the best amateur mixed martial arts athletes and coaches in the world.
Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “ONE Championship is excited to host the 2019 GAMMA World Championship in Singapore this 18-23 November. As the world’s largest martial arts organization, we are committed to providing all amateur mixed martial arts athletes the opportunity to showcase their skills on the largest most prestigious global platform for martial arts competition. Working with GAMMA in this initiative is very important for us here at ONE Championship. Our athletes are the very foundation of the sport, who inspire the world with their incredible stories, and stand as role models for society. As a lifelong martial artist, I am personally invested in ensuring that all athletes have the right support to pursue a viable professional career in the mixed martial arts industry.”
Teams from over forty countries from around the world have been confirmed to participate in the tournament, including over three hundred top amateur athletes and one hundred coaches.
The male and female athletes will be competing for national pride in the discipline of mixed martial arts, across sixteen weight divisions. At the end of the tournament, the top male and female athletes will earn a contract with ONE Championship, worth USD $100,000 each. In addition, the winner of each weight class will earn a one year training scholarship at Evolve MMA.
ONE: Edge of Greatness is set to go down in the Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 22nd. In the main event, Nong-O Gaiyanghadao will defend his ONE Muay Thai bantamweight title against Saemapetch Fairtex. While in the co-main event, Singapore’s Amir Khan will take on Malaysian Kiwi Ev Ting, in an exciting lightweight contest.