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Rising Star Ellis Barboza Excited About ONE Championship's Sky Sports Broadcasting Deal

UK standout Ellis Barboza expresses elation over the martial arts organization's recent broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports. Barboza, who secured a remarkable third-round knockout against Thongpoon PK Saenchai in his debut with ONE, is enthusiastic about the groundbreaking collaboration set to unfold in 2024.

In a post-fight interview, affectionately nicknamed 'El Jefe,' Barboza shared his excitement about being part of ONE Championship during this pivotal moment. The world's largest martial arts organization is set to be featured on Sky Sports, Europe's premier sports broadcaster, in a move that is expected to elevate the global visibility of the sport.

"Being part of ONE Championship just ahead of their collaboration with Sky Sports is beyond my wildest dreams," expressed Barboza.
"Sky, the powerhouse sports network, holds a special place in the U.K., my home country."

Barboza, visibly thrilled about the prospect of Muay Thai reaching a global stage, emphasized the golden opportunity this partnership provides fighters for genuine global recognition. The collaboration between ONE Championship and Sky Sports is poised to bring martial arts enthusiasts and fighters alike to the forefront of international recognition.

The much-anticipated partnership is set to debut with ONE Fight Night 18: Superlek vs. Mahmoudi on Friday, January 12. As Barboza continues to make waves in the world of martial arts, the ONE Championship and Sky Sports collaboration promises to further elevate the sport's prominence on a global scale.


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