Chatri Sityodtong

ONE Championship has released the candidate list for the inaugural season of "The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition" that will begin airing later this year.

16 candidates will compete for a $250,000 contract to work under ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong for one year. But in order to win, they will have to compete in both business and athletic challenges.


The global cast will feature four candidates from the United States: Eugene Chung, Monica Millington, Nazee Sajedi, and Roman Wilson.

The American candidates also come from all walks of life. Chung will be the youngest cast member, Wilson is a former football star in the Ivy League, Sajedi is an aviation expert, and Millington is a successful entrepreneur.

"The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition" will begin to air in Asia on March 18 via AXN in multiple markets and will air in China on March 20 via ByteDance streams across various platforms.

The global premiere date is scheduled for June 2021.

The candidates, who come from 11 different countries from around the world, will get some assistance from the biggest names in martial arts. Demetrious Johnson, Angela Lee, Georges St-Pierre, and more will lend their advice and expertise to the cast during challenges.

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"The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition" Candidates:

Lara Pearl Alvarez, Philippines

Alvin Ang, Singapore

Irina Chadsey, Russia

Eugene Chung, United States

Teirra Kamolvattanavith, Thailand

Joy Koh, Singapore

Monica Millington, United States

Paulina Purnomowati, Indonesia

Jessica Ramella, Venezuela

Niraj Puran Rao, India

Nazee Sajedi, United States

Louie Sangalang, Philippines

Sho Takei, Japan

Clinton Tudor, New Zealand

Roman Wilson, United States

Kexin Ye, Germany

ONE Championship brings a stacked event to the global stage on Friday, September 24, at ONE: Revolution.

Headlining the 11-bout event will be three World Championship encounters featuring six of the best martial artists on the planet.

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