Video: Kron Gracie Submits Shinya Aoki in Metamoris 2 Main Event

Combat sports fans had the opportunity to watch a Jiu-Jitsu PPV title Metamoris 2 that featured the likes of Braulio Estima, Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu and a main event between Kron Gracie and Shinya Aoki.  The card featured two draws and three decisions leaving the main event to be the sole bout to end via submission as Gracie was able to sink in a guillotine choke on the Japanese...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki Submits Kotetsu Boku for One FC Lightweight Title (Video)

Shinya Aoki (pictured) now has 33 wins under his belt, with 22 of them coming in submission fashion. Guess how the tap out tactician scored the One FC lightweight title over Kotetsu Boku today in Singapore? Knockout! Just kidding. Aoki only has one of those in 40 professional outings. “Tobikan Judan” slapped a rear-naked choke on Boku in the second round to post his latest highlight...
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki Challenges Kotetsu Boku for Title at ‘ONE FC 8′

Did you know “ONE FC 7: Return of Warriors” is going off this weekend in Malaysia? With all the hoopla surrounding UFC 156, I nearly forgot, as well. In any event, that hasn’t stopped the up-start mixed martial arts promotion from announcing the featured attraction for their next card. Former Dream lightweight champ Shinya Aoki (Pictured) will challenge Kotetsu Boku for the...
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

ONE FC 6 Rise of Kings: Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont – Preview Video

A lightweight superfight matching Shinya Aoki and Arnaud Lepont is set to headline ONE Fighting Championship 6: Rise of Kings on October 6th at Singapore’s Indoor Stadium. After a victory at ONE FC 4, Lepont (9-1) requested a fight with Aoki (30-7) who had recently signed with ONE FC at the time. The match was booked and many fans have given Lepont little chance against Aoki who...
Via MMA Interplay
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont Headlines ‘ONE FC: Rise of Kings’

Just hours after wrapping their fifth mixed martial arts show, One Fighting Championship announced the featured attraction for their next event. A lightweight affair between Shinya Aoki (Pictured) and Arnaud Lepont headlines “ONE FC: Rise of Kings.” Aoki owns an impressive 30-6-1 professional record, with 19 of his victories coming via submission. “Tobikan Judan” had rattled...
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont superfight set for ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings

Former DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will square off against Arnaud Lepont at ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings on October 8th. ONE FC officials announced that “Rise of Kings”, which takes place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, will feature three championship fights. Aoki (30-6) is also scheduled to compete at ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation but his opponent has yet to be determined...
Via MMA Interplay
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont set for “ONE FC: Rise Of Kings” on October 6th

ONE Fighting Championship returns to the Lion City on October 6th with the highly anticipated Lightweight Super Fight between Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki and French MMA champion Arnaud “The Game” Lepont. All the action will take place at the 12,000-seater Singapore Indoor Stadium in what is expected to be the greatest fight card ever compiled in ONE FC history. After selling...
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

ONE FC signs Bibiano Fernandes and Shinya Aoki

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) signed two of the most talented fighters in Mixed Martial Arts today who rank among the best in the world, Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes and Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki. Fernandes is the DREAM Bantamweight Champion and the former DREAM Featherweight Champion. He is on a three-fight win streak and will be looking to extend it to four when...
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Shinya Aoki vs. Kazushi Sakuraba headed for summer DREAM fight card

Coming off his first loss in eight fights, Shinya Aoki (pictured), appears to have a new opponent waiting for a summer tilt. According to bloodyelbow, Kazushi Sakuraba will be fighting one more time. The Aoki vs. Sakuraba tilt will take place as part of the yet to be named summer DREAM card in Japan. Not only has the 42 year old Sakuraba dropped his last four fights (including...
Via hov-mma
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Aoki Prepares For Bellator LXVI

Getting drowned out by the hubbub that is this Saturday's UFC 145 is the fact that one of the best lightweights in the world, Shinya Aoki, will be competing in North America for the first time in over a year.  Aoki will be fighting former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez (who Aoki beat four years ago) on Friday night at Bellator LXVI.  So how has the limb-snatching...
Via MMA Manifesto
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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