Selected applicants will be invited to come to Singapore to attend the tryouts, training under the World Champion Instructor Team at EVOLVE MMA. Fighters who are selected to join the EVOLVE Fight Team will receive an annual salary of US$48,000, complimentary corporate housing to live and train full-time in Singapore, career management and marketing support from EVOLVE MMA, and world-class training under the largest collection of World Champions on the planet. Through EVOLVE MMA’s global network of contacts, members of the EVOLVE Fight Team have direct paths to compete in the world’s top MMA organizations, such as ONE Championship, the UFC, and Bellator. EVOLVE welcomes all fighters from all backgrounds to try out for a spot, including up and coming fighters as well as top established fighters from ONE Championship, the UFC, and Bellator. The EVOLVE Fight Team is aiming to recruit 20 additional full-time fighters to join the team.
“I am looking forward to seeing some serious talent turn up for the tryouts in November. As the EVOLVE Fight Team Head Coach, my aim is to push this team to its limit, help the fighters fulfill their potential, and bring in as much success as possible, no matter where we are competing. EVOLVE MMA has the largest collection of World Champions in the world, but we are always looking to grow, and I look forward to adding more world-class fighters to the team”, says EVOLVE Fight Team Head Coach Eduardo Pamplona.
The EVOLVE Fight Team is Asia’s most decorated professional fighting team with World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, No-Gi Grappling, and more. It boasts a roster consisting of big names such as UFC Superstar Rafael Dos Anjos, ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, MMA Legend Shinya Aoki, BJJ World Champion Garry Tonon, Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Kickboxing World Champion Giorgio Petrosyan, and Kickboxing Superstar Tenshin Nasukawa, among many others.
About EVOLVE Mixed Martial Arts
EVOLVE MMA is Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts and home to the most number of World Champions of any martial arts organization in the world with World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Wrestling, No-Gi Grappling, and more. EVOLVE MMA ranks among the best academies in the world for martial arts. Additionally, the professional EVOLVE Fight Team includes ONE Championship World Champion Angela Lee, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva, Kickboxing World Champion Giorgio Petrosyan, UFC Superstar Rafael Dos Anjos, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa, Muay Thai World Champion Penek Sitnumnoi, Muay Thai World Champion Sagetdao Petpayathai, Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, MMA Legend Shinya Aoki, Kickboxing Superstar Tenshin Nasukawa, No-Gi World Champion Bruno Pucci, No-Gi World Champion Jucimar Eller, and many other World Champions.
About ONE Championship™
ONE Championship is the largest global sports media property in Asian history. Headquartered in Singapore, ONE Championship is the home of martial arts and is the world’s largest martial arts organization, hosting bouts across all styles of martial arts such as Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Karate, Kung Fu, Silat, Sanda, Lethwei, Mixed Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Submission Grappling, and more. The world’s most exciting martial arts organization hosts the largest sports entertainment events across Asia, featuring some of the world’s best martial artists and world champions, all signed to exclusive contracts, on the largest media broadcast in Asia. In addition to its digital platforms, ONE Championship broadcasts to over 1.7 billion potential viewers across 138 countries around the world with some of the largest global broadcasters, including Fox Sports, ABS-CBN, Astro, ClaroSports, Bandsports, Startimes, Premier Sports, Thairath TV, Skynet, Mediacorp, OSN, and more.