Stars dazzle at The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition premiere

Founder and CEO of One Championship Chatri Sityodtong (n front) with  (from left)  candidates Alvin Ang, Jessica Ramella, Irina Chadsey, Executive Producer and Founder Refinery Media Karen Seah, Advisor of The Apprentice Niharika Singh, candidates Monica Millington, Joy Koh, Roman Wilson and Nazee Sajedi. (Photo by Edwin Koo/Getty Images for One Championship).

ONE Championship  rolled out the red carpet for the stars of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition at The Glasshouse at Andaz Singapore on Wednesday, 17 March, 2021.

In attendance were ONE Championship Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Championship Senior VP of Corporate Development and Strategy Niharika Singh and Executive Producer of Refinery Media Karen Seah, as well as candidates Alvin Ang, Irina Chadsey, Joy Koh, Monica Millington, Jessica Ramella, Nazee Sajedi and Roman Wilson.

Special guests  included ONE Championship Group President Hua Fung Teh, Catcha Group Co-Founder and Group CEO Patrick Grove and ONE atomweight star Ritu Phogat (below).

Indian MMA fighter Ritu Phogat arrives at the premiere of The Apprentice: One Championship Edition at Andaz Singapore. (Photo by Edwin Koo/Getty Images for One Championship)

The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition will premiere on March 18 on AXN, the show’s official Asia broadcast partner, with additional free-to-air broadcasts across the continent to follow.

Attendees walked onto the red carpet in BOSS attire, primed for an epic night featuring an exclusive screening of the first episode, Q&A panels with the cast and more.

The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition invites 16 candidates handpicked from around the world to compete in a high-stakes competition involving business and physical challenges. The winner will receive  a US$250,000 job offer to work directly under  Chatri for a year as his protege in Singapore.

Special guest CEOs confirmed to join  The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition include Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, Grab CEO Anthony Tan, Zilingo CEO Ankiti Bose, Catcha Group Co-Founder and Group CEO Patrick Grove and Everise CEO Sudhir Agarwal, among others.

Candidates (from lef) Alvin Ang, Nazee Sajedi, Irina Chadsey, Jessica Ramella, Monica Millington, Joy Koh and Roman Wilson. (Photo by Edwin Koo/Getty Images for One Championship).

Athletes confirmed to make appearances on the show include martial arts legends Georges St-Pierre and Renzo Gracie, former ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren, ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon Vera, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious Johnson, Indian Wrestling Champion Ritu Phogat, Karate World Champion Sage Northcutt and ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan.

The Apprentice is one of the biggest non-scripted reality television programmes 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.

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