On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldmanspeaks with Victor Cui, the CEO and owner of the ONE Fighting Championship (ONEFC) (http://onefc.com).
ONE FC will be hosting a unique and historic event called the ONE Asia MMASummit 2012. This is not a fight card, but a gathering of 150 leaders"from the biggest MMA promotions, the most prominent MMA gyms, the largestglobal sponsors, the top media companies, and government partners" todiscuss various aspects of the rapidly-growing mixed martial arts scene inAsia, and how to continue to work together via the ONE FC Network.
The invitation-only ONE Asia MMA Summit 2012 will take place June 1-3 inSingapore at the Marina Bay Sands resort and casino.
We spoke with Victor Cui about this ground-breaking event by phone FridaySingapore time (Thursday New York time).
"The entire community under the ONE FC Network is coming together," saidVictor Cui in this interview. "Everybody that has helped bring MMA to whereit is right now in Asia is going to be at this Summit."
We thus discussed the importance and goals of this Summit, some of the topicsof the presentations and discussions which will take place, the long-term plansof ONE FC including regional and international television deals, how thevarious MMA promotions in the ONE FC Network have been working together, therole of the MMA media, and much more.
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