It was announced by ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sidyodtong on Wednesday that he has cast UFC legend Georges St-Pierre, Ben Askren, Renzo Gracie, and a slew of other ONE Championship fighters in a reboot of the famous reality television show, The Apprentice. Also appearing on the show under the ONE umbrella is former UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson, Brandon Vera, Ritu Phogat, Angela Lee, Sage Northcutt, and Jingnan Xiong.
This serves as a golden opportunity for the Asian MMA promotion to garner more viewers and fans to further support them and the casting of the former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champion, who is the most well-known cast member on the show. He will serve as a guest judge on the program. There will be 16 contestants participating from around the globe on 13 episodes, with a 4 billion potential viewership broadcast reach, competing in the most difficult challenges thrown at them in an attempt to break them physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The winner of the program will earn a $250,000 job offer and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work for Mr. Sidyodtong at ONE Championship’s global headquarters in Singapore.
Contestants must be aged between 25-40 years of age with experience working in fast-paced business environments. They also have to be fluent in English. ONE also specifies that this is a business competition, so no knowledge or experience of mixed martial arts is at all necessary.
The show will also feature Asian business tycoons as guest judges and various martial arts champions from the ONE umbrella. To apply for a chance to be on the show, go to the ONE official website as time is running out for the chance to further your career. The best way for fans to watch the show is by watching on the ONE app, which is available for download in the app store for more information as it becomes available.