Candidates Enter the Cage with MMA Superstars Ritu Phogat and Xiong Jing Nan on Episode 7 of ‘The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition’


The drama continues to intensify as the competition in The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition comes down to the wire. Nine candidates remain, all of whom are vying for the coveted spot as ONE Championship Chief of Staff, and a US $250,000 job offer to work as ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong’s protégé in business.

In this week’s episode, top ONE atomweight contender Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat and reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan join the cast, and enter the cage with the candidates, who each find out what it’s like to become a martial artist.

Ritu Phogat is a Commonwealth Wrestling Gold Medalist, and daughter of legendary Indian wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat. She currently trains at the renowned Evolve MMA in Singapore, where she hones her skills in mixed martial arts.

Encouraged by her father to focus on martial arts, Xiong Jing Nan became China’s first MMA World Champion in 2018. Today, she’s one of ONE Championship’s most dominant fighters.Joining Chatri and his Advisor Niharika Singh as Guest Judge in this leg of the competition is Melissa Kwee, CEO of the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre of Singapore.

Joining Chatri and his Advisor Niharika Singh as Guest Judge in this leg of the competition is Melissa Kwee, CEO of the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre of Singapore.

How did the candidates fare in the challenges? You’ll have to wait until the episode airs to find out. Catch the action on One Sports on Monday, May 3, 9PM. For more information and How to Watch, check out the official site at https://www.onefc.com/theapprentice/.

The Apprentice is one of the biggest non-scripted reality television programs in history, judging the business skills of candidates who are competing for a job offer under a high-profile CEO. It has aired in more than 120 countries.

The first season of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” consists of 13 episodes and will be seen in the Philippines on Thursdays, 8:50 pm on AXN cable network and on Mondays at 9 p.m. on One Sport.


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