Friday's ONE FC 8 card set, Boku-Aoki title fight headlines online PPV


As a reminder, “ONE FC 8: Kings and Champions” takes place Friday, and the fight card is set for the event, which is available worldwide via online pay-per-view.

Following two free prelims, the main card is available for $9.99. The stream begins at 7 a.m. ET/4 a.m. PT (7 p.m. SGT local time).

As previously announced, a lightweight notable returns to action as former DREAM champion Shinya Aoki (32-6) takes on current ONE FC lightweight titleholder Kotetsu Boku (20-7-2).

Boku, who won the title after defeating Zorobabel Moreira in come-from-behind fashion back in October, looks for his seventh win in eight fights when he meets Aoki, who’s currently ranked No. 11 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie.com MMA lightweight rankings.

Also on the card, former UFC and WEC competitor Brock Larson (36-7) meets middleweight and fellow big-show vet Melvin Manhoef (27-9-1) in the co-headliner. The ONE FC world bantamweight grand prix also continues with the semifinal round: Jens Pulver (27-17-1) vs. Masakatsu Ueda (16-2-2) and Kevin Belingon (10-2) vs. Thanh Vu (3-1). Two of the fighters will meet in the tournament final later this year, and the winner gets a shot at the title, which Soo Chul Kim currently holds.

The full ONE FC 8 card includes:

MAIN CARD (Online PPV, 8 a.m. ET)

  • Champ Kotetsu Boku vs. Shinya Aoki – for lightweight title
  • Brock Larson vs. Melvin Manhoef
  • Jens Pulver vs. Masakatsu Ueda – bantamweight tournament semifinal
  • Kevin Belingon vs. Thanh Vu – bantamweight tournament semifinal
  • Arnaud Lepont vs. Eddie Ng
  • Rene Catalan vs. Alex Silva
  • Leandro Issa vs. Yusup Saadulaev
  • Bashir Ahmad vs. Shannon Wiratchai

PRELIMINARY CARD (Free online PPV, 7 a.m. ET)

  • Jake Butler vs. Nuur Muhammad
  • Ronald Low vs. Chen Yun Ting

For more on ONE FC 8, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

The lineup for the March ONE FC card in Malaysia continues to grow with some new additions to the card.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

ONE FC: Age of Champions is set for Kuala Lumpur on March 13 and six fights have been added to the promotion’s first card of 2015. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 3 views

With a win at Friday night's Legacy FC 38, Steven Peterson is calling for a title shot... or a call from the UFC. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 75 views

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch takes place tonight live from the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. All of the action begins with the preliminary card on Fox Sports 1 at 8 PM ET, followed read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 7 views

Invicta Fighting Championships today announced a change to the fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, Feb. 27, in Los Angeles. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 51 views

MMA Fighting has Invicta FC 11 results for the Cyborg vs. Tweet fight card Friday night in Los Angeles, Calif.In the main event, Cris Cyborg will put her Invicta featherweight title on the line again read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 46 views

LOS ANGELES – Invicta FC 11 takes place tonight at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, and you can just us for live results and a free stream of the preliminary card here on MMAjunkie at 10 p.m. ET (7 p. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 934 views

Watch Invicta FC 11 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 10 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows:J.J. Aldrich vs. Jamie MoyleAmy Montenegro vs read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

ONE Championship on Friday announced the next three installments of the ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions series. read news >>