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It was back to business as usual for arguably the most dangerous submission player at 155 pounds in the world. Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont had been dubbed as the Main Event Super Fight of 'ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings'. The only thing that was super about it was the methodical way Aoki would finish his opponent - quick and deadly - in true Aoki fashion.
Evolve MMA's brightest star had a rough outing earlier this year in Cleveland. He came stateside to grant the wishes of Eddie Alvarez, he gave him his rematch. Eddie made a mess of Aoki that night inside of the I-X Center, so much so that his corner was forced to throw in the towel.
Fast forward to ONE FC's Singapore debut. Takedown, gain mount. Check. Go for the arm/mounted triangle choke. Check. Opponent fast asleep. Check. Referee doesn't notice so you get his attention like a gentleman. Check. It took Aoki just under a minute and a half to get the job done in this one, likely cementing himself a title shot...
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“ONE FC: Rise of Kings” took place Saturday night inside Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Submission specialist Shinya Aoki made quick work of Arnaud Lepont in the show’s featured attraction. The former Dream champion called it a night after catching Lepont in a triangle choke at 1:25 in the opening stanza.
The upstart mixed martial arts promotion also crowned their first champs...
All the fighters slated to compete in Saturday’s “ONE FC: Rise of Kings” event tipped the scale today in Singapore.
A lightweight scrap between grappling ace Shinya Aoki (Pictured) and Arnaud Lepont headlines the show.
The event will be available for live streaming online starting bright and early at 8AM PT/5AM PT. However, it comes with a $9.99 price tag.
ONE Fighting Championship’s 6th event, titled ‘Rise of Kings’ went down today at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The event was headlined by former DREAM title holder Shinya Aoki and frenchman Arnaud ‘The Game’ Lepont.
2 World titles were also dished out during the event. It was certainly a night that showcased some spectacular fights and finishes.
Here are the quick results...
Press Release, 5 October 2012 – Singapore: ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), announced today that all fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS which takes place tomorrow evening at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The entire card, which is headlined by DREAM Lightweight Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki and French Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Champion...
There were flashy Knockouts, and a slick submission. ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings had it all. The event took place this past Saturday, in front of a packed crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. ‘Rise of Kings’ was the 6th installment of the Singapore-based promotion. The fight card looked weak on paper, but as they say, sometimes it’s the weaker cards that impress the most. And...