February 29, 2024

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Sky’s the Limit: ONE Championship’s Collaboration with Sky Sports Creates Golden Opportunities for Fighters, Says Ellis Barboza

UK standout Ellis Barboza is excited about ONE Championship’s recent deal with Sky Sports. Barboza, fresh off a victory in his debut with the organization, sees the collaboration as a dream come true. The broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports, a major sports network in the UK, presents a valuable opportunity for global recognition in the world of Muay Thai. The partnership commences with ONE Fight Night 18: Superlek vs. Mahmoudi on Friday, January 12.

Barboza’s journey to the global stage began at the age of 12 when he first started practicing Muay Thai. By 15, he turned professional and quickly rose to prominence, earning a spot in the UK rankings and eventually claiming the WBC European Muay Thai championship. With 17 career wins and a successful debut in ONE Championship, Barboza aims to follow in the footsteps of UK legends like Liam Harrison and Jonathan Haggerty. Only time will tell if he will become the next British superstar in ONE.

For those wanting to catch up on the action or relive the historic ONE Fight Night 17, the replay is available on demand via Amazon Prime Video in North America.