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ONE collaborates with Global Citizen in sports and entertainment online show

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 07:41 PM April 16, 2020

FILE – In this July 30, 2019, file photo, ONE Championship founder Chatri Sityodtong, center, gestures as Reece McLaren, right, of Australia and Danny Kingad, of the Philippines face off during the media presentation for this ONE Championship mixed martial arts fight dubbed: Dawn of Heroes, in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. As his mixed martial arts promotions go behind closed doors and the audience free, Sityodtong says he’s finding ways to thrive during the coronavirus pandemic that is shutting down sports around the globe. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

MANILA, Philippines—ONE Championship is joining the online efforts in the fight against COVID-19 with an initiative, in partnership with Global Citizen, with a series of Together at Home shows.

Together at Home (#TogetherAtHome) is a series of no-contact concerts and online content that will generate funds to battle COVID-19 as well as to encourage people to stay at home and practice social distancing in the time of the pandemic.

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ONE Championship stars Brandon Vera, Demetrious Johnson, Aung La N Sang, Vitor Belfort, Angela Lee, Alain Ngalani, Xiong Jing Nan, Eddie Alvarez, Martin Nguyen, Stamp Fairtex, Giogrio Petrosyan and Vice President Miesha Tate will share their home workouts and also answer questions from fans.

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The ONE World: Together at Home global music special will broadcast worldwide on April 19 from 2 from to 10 am at GMT+8 with replays over a 24-hour period at ONE Championship’s official Facebook page and on the ONE Super App.

Replays will be shown on ONE’s Facebook, YouTube, and the Super App.

Talk show hosts Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Fallon will host the broadcast and curated in collaboration with musical megastar Lady Gaga.

Stars such as Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, David and Victoria Beckham, Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres, Idris and Sabrina Elba, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Sam Smith, and Usher, will also perform and make an appearance.

ONE Championship will also donate 10 percent of all net proceeds from its new online merchandising store, ONE.SHOP, to the World Health Organization’s COVID-Solidarity Response Fund.

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