One Championship raises U.S. profile

More Sports Dec 19, 2018

One Championship raises U.S. profile

by Jason Coskrey

One Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong expects the company's recently-announced deal with U.S. broadcaster Turner Sports will go a long way toward raising the martial arts organization's profile in the U.S. He just doesn't think it stops there. "I think the Turner Sports deal is a major, ...

Judge knocks down New York's nunchuck ban

World / Crime & Legal Dec 19, 2018

Judge knocks down New York's nunchuck ban

A federal judge knocked down a New York state law banning nunchucks that dated to the 1970s, when martial arts star Bruce Lee popularized them in his movies by whipping around the twin sticks linked by a chain. U.S. District Court Judge Pamela Chen sided ...