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  • 7 days ago
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Bellator President Scott Coker has been busy recently, but carved out time on Tuesday to speak to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Both Bellator and the sport of mixed martial arts are in transition, but Coker shares both his bird's eye view of what's going on as well as some specific moves his organization is making in the industry. On Douglas Lima pulling out of the Paul Daley fight with an injury: "Yes, that fight is off. Lima got injured, so he's off the fight. We're probably six or eight hour read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Mirko Cro Cop rolled back the years to land a head kick, which lead to a TKO stoppage on New Year's Eve, while Shinya Aoki won with a rarely seen twister submission. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Two of the most recognizable names outside the realm of the UFC—Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic and Shinya Aoki—each ended the year in style Wednesday at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 in Tokyo. After landing his patented left high kick on Satoshi Ishii, the 40-year-old Cro Cop landed a series of punches against the ropes to score a TKO win in the second round of their main event IGF heavyweight championship bout. Earlier in the night, Aoki pulled off one of the most rarely seen submissions in MMA for the first read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Shinya Aoki scored a rare 'twister' submission win over unheralded Yuki Yamaoto at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 on Wednesday, bringing his professional record to 37-6 with 1 no-contest. The win was impressive enough and can be seen below: However, Aoki wasn't done. After the bout, Aoki left the ring, only to give his opponent two middle fingers in defiance as he walked out: read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Japan’s long history of New Year’s Eve combat-sports events continued today with Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014, which saw two MMA notables pick up dominant wins.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic retained his Inoki Genome Federation title and closed out the year in thrilling fashion on New Year’s Eve in Japan, stopping Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii after two rounds. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Submission whiz Shinya Aoki landed a rare twister submission during the IGF NYE event in Japan. Japan's Mixed Martial Arts tradition every New Year's Eve has been home to several classic moments in the sport's history. While the spectacle isn't as big as it once was, it continues on and is still where some of the best fighters from the country ply their trade on a much bigger stage. On 2014's year-ender, there are two large shows going head-to-head in Japan. DEEP is hosting a title clash between read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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ONE FC has a superfight in the horizon, but one of the champions has his demands. Bibiano Fernandes and Shinya Aoki, ONE FC bantamweight and lightweight titleholders, respectively, are interested in competing against each other inside the cage in 2015. "It would be a great fight," Fernandes told MMAFighting.com. "Everybody talks about this fight, especially in Asia. I’m here to work. I train hard to go there and fight anyone. I would fight him, I would fight anyone." In a recent interview to MMA read news >>

  • a month ago
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Shinya Aoki doesn't want to give up his ONE FC lightweight title, but would drop to 145 pounds for a "super fight" with bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Shinya Aoki put a stamp on his ONE FC lightweight championship with a quick finish, while Ben Askren stormed the cage to take the welterweight championship. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"Reign of Champions" took place on pay-per-view (PPV) earlier this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) from inside Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). ONE FC entertained Dubai this morning (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) with three title fights and multiple quality match ups, producing a thoroughly enjoyable fight card. In the main event, Shinya Aoki defended his lightweight title with ease, scoring his twenty-fourth career submission win against UFC import Kamal Shalorus. Despite the read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Shinya Aoki was the lone champion to successfully defend his belt, while Ben Askren and Jadamba Narantungalag won new titles at ONE FC 19.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Kamal Shalorus became the latest victim of the vaunted Shinya Aoki ground game. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Shinya Aoki wrapped up a night of quick finishes with another gem of his own, as the ONE FC lightweight champion effortlessly submitted former UFC fighter Kamal Shalorus with a first-round rear-naked choke to retain his title in the main event of ONE FC 19, which took place Friday at Dubai's World Trade Centre. Aoki (36-6, 1 NC) tripped his foe early, then worked his way into full mount while Shalorus (9-4-2) desperately clung to Aoki's neck. Once Aoki freed himself, he wasted little time latchi read news >>

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