Victoria Lee, sister of champs Angela and Christian, joins ONE | Inquirer Sports

Victoria Lee, sister of champs Angela and Christian, joins ONE

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:38 PM September 18, 2020

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ONE Championship’s newest recruit Victoria Lee. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—A third Lee sibling is coming into ONE Championship with 16-year-old Victoria joining her older sister Angela Lee and older brother Christian Lee in the promotion.

ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced the news on his Facebook account with Lee entering the atomweight division.


At 16-years-old, Lee is already considered as one of the top prospects in mixed martial arts and boasts a resume with a growing list of accolades.


Lee is the 2019 International Mixed Martial Arts Junior World Champion, a two-time Pankration Junior World Champion, the 2019 Hawaii State Wrestling Champion and a 15-time North American Grappling Association Expert Champion.

Older sister Angela, the ONE World atomweight champion, said her younger sibling was already better than her when he was 16-years-old and that she is excited for her in her entrance to the promotion.

“Mixed martial arts is meant to evolve and we as athletes must adapt and evolve with it. Victoria is a part of this next generation that has been born and raised with MMA as a whole,” said Angela.

“The transitions are seamless, there are no gaps. She is still learning and improving each day but yes, she is already much better than I was at her age. It also might help that in addition to our father, the Head Coach, she also has a team of sibling World Champions to help teach and guide her in the family trade.”

The youngest Lee said that she took inspiration from her older siblings’ fights atop the ONE cage.

“Inspired by watching my older brother and sister compete on the biggest global stage of martial arts competition, I am ready to take my career to the next level and compete with the world’s best martial arts athletes,” said Lee. “

“I want to thank my parents for teaching me and guiding me, and for allowing me to chase my dreams. I promise all the fans that I will continue to train hard and develop my skills, and that I’ll be ready when I get the call to step inside the ONE Circle,” she added.

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