It’s going to be a domestic affair for the Lees in ONE Championship after a third member of their family was signed to The Home Of Martial Arts.
The prodigious younger sibling, Victoria Lee, has joined ONE Championship with no less than ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announcing the signing on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
She will look to follow in the footsteps of her elite siblings – ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee and ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian “The Warrior” Lee.
Sityodtong believes Victoria has what it takes to succeed and become the next Lee to dominate the organization.
“It might be impossible to believe, but Victoria is already better than Angela was at the same age,” Sityodtong said in his Facebook post.
“She will be competing in the stacked atomweight division. For me, Victoria is arguably the single greatest pound-for-pound female prospect in the world today.”
And his assessment of Victoria is accurate – she has certainly earned her dues.
Victoria is a two-time Pankration Junior World Champion, a 2019 Hawaii State Wrestling Champion, and a 2019 IMMAF Junior World Champion.
By joining the atomweight division, Victoria jumps into a stacked weight class that has been dominated by her sister and features contenders like Denice “The Menace” Zamboanga, Meng Bo, and Lin “MMA Sister” Heqin.
She hasn’t been scheduled to compete in the ONE Circle yet, but expectations are building for the 16-year-old.
In the meantime, watch the previously recorded ONE: A NEW BREED III this Friday, 18 September, on One Sports or One Sports+ at 8:30 p.m. Philippine Standard Time (PHT). TV5 will also air the event on a next-day delay at 11 p.m. PHT on Saturday, September 19.
You can also catch it by downloading the ONE Super App for free.
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