Unprecedented Opportunity: Ellis Barboza on Sky Sports and ONE Championship Collaboration

The article discusses UK standout Ellis Barboza’s excitement about ONE Championship’s recent broadcasting deal with Sky Sports. Barboza recently scored a third-round knockout in his debut with the promotion and spoke about the groundbreaking deal that will see the organization air on Europe’s leading sports broadcaster in 2024. The partnership kicks off with ONE Fight Night 18: Superlek vs. Mahmoudi on Friday, January 12. Barboza started training in Muay Thai at 12, turned pro at 15, earned a spot in the UK rankings at 16, and captured the WBC European Muay Thai championship. With 17 career wins and a victory under the ONE Championship banner, he aspires to follow in the footsteps of other UK greats. The article leaves the question of whether Barboza will be the next great British superstar in ONE Championship to be answered with time. The ONE Fight Night 17 replay can be watched on Amazon Prime Video in North America.