ONE Championship, which happens to be the world’s largest global sports media property in Asian history is taking a tour to the United States. The organization recently announced the CEO of ONE Warrior Series, Rich Franklin, and Vice President of ONE Championship, Miesha Tate, will also be joining the tour. ONE Championship will be making stops in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.
Franklin and Tate will be joining Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez, and“Super” Sage Northcutt, who are all athletes apart of ONE Championship.
Franklin is a multiple-time mixed martial arts World Champion. Part of his responsibilities as the CEO of ONE Warriors Series, is to seek out talent during a travel series which runs in 30-minute episodes. Young athletes are provided with a platform to display their martial arts talent to Franklin who is one of the hosts. On the road, Franklin co-host the shows with Jonathan Fong as the two searches for talent, experience different cultures and expand their boundaries.
As for Tate, she is a former women’s mixed martial arts pioneer and former World Champion. He retired from the professional sport in 2016 with an overall career record of 18-7. In fact, she has defeated well-known names such as Holly Holm, Liz Carmouche, Sara McMann and Jessica Eye.
Johnson will attend all three stops on the US Tour, while Northcutt will join him only in Los Angeles. Alvarez will also join Johnson in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.