: ONE Championship, Asia's largest martial arts promotion has just revealed its initial first half of its 2020 event schedule.
In a statement on Monday, ONE Championship also announced that more events will be added to the calendar soon.
ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sidyodtong said the promotion has also established its initial broadcast presence in the United States and India with live broadcasts and delayed re-runs.
"2019 was a pivotal year for ONE Championship. In addition to increasing our reach and deepening our engagement in our core markets across Asia, we held our first events in Japan and Vietnam.
"For 2020, our goal is to push the boundaries and expand our reach, frequency, and engagement across all core geographies,” he said.
According to Chatri, ONE Championship intends to hold a minimum of 50 events, including those from ONE Championship, ONE Hero Series, ONE Warrior Series, and ONE Esports.
"In addition, if all goes according to plan, we hope to throw our first events in the United States, India, and Korea in 2020. While nothing is 100% confirmed yet for US and India, serious initial discussions have been underway.
"Also, with the success of ONE Hero Series China, we will now launch ONE Hero Series Philippines, our local league in the Philippines, in 2020 to widen our search for the next global martial arts superstar," he added. Below is ONE Championship's initial 1H2020 official schedule: Bangkok, Thailand
Friday, 10 January Manila, Philippines
Friday, 31 January Jakarta, Indonesia
Friday, 7 February Singapore
Friday, 28 February Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Friday, 20 March Chongqing, China
Saturday, 28 March Tokyo, Japan
Sunday, 5 April Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Friday, 24 April Macau, China
Friday, 15 May Manila, Philippines
Friday, 29 May Jakarta, Indonesia
Friday, 5 June Seoul, South Korea
Friday, 19 June