By Thinesh John
For the 1st time in the history of professional Asian Mixed Martial Arts, an event will take place. And that event will possibly change the future of Asian MMA.
Titled ‘ONE Asia MMA Summit 2012’, the host promotion that is ONE Fighting Championship, will be inviting some of the most prominent leaders and stakeholders in Asian MMA, along with famed Asian MMA gyms, top sponsors, best Asian MMA Promotions, top media companies and government partners that form the entire ONE FC platform.
The event will span over 3 days, from 1st June to 3rd June.
Attendees include the likes of Victor Cui (CEO and Owner of ONE Fighting Championship), Bubbles Aguilar (Co-Founder of the URCC), Yodchatri Sityodtong (CEO of Evolve MMA), Matt Hume (Chief Official and Head Referee for ONE FC), Alec Lim (Country Manager for Carl’s Jr.), Gary Lim (CEO of ThatMMAShop), and many more that will be meeting under one roof at the luxurious and classy S$8 billion Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore.
These industry leaders and guest speakers will discuss topics that include and relate to the future of Asian MMA, the safety of the sport, the business end of Sports partnerships, engaging fans in the daily MMA scene and the formation of an Amateur MMA league.
Over 150 key players ranging from a myriad of positions in Asian MMA are expected to be present at this historic event, making this the biggest Asian MMA gathering that has ever taken place in all Mixed Martial Arts.