Arnaud Lepont wonders if Shinya Aoki's memory is short after his last knockout loss to Eddie Alvarez because he knows there's no chance he'll stand and trade with him at ONE FC. read news >>
Saturday’s One Fighting Championship headliner between Shinya Aoki and Arnaud Lepont will move forward as planned, as both lightweights hit their contracted marks at Friday’s One FC 6 weigh-in. read news >>
It's been almost six months since Shinya Aoki last competed, and it appears the time off is giving the former DREAM champion a bit of a razor's edge as he heads into his next bout. read news >>
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Shinya Aoki will not, in fact, be headlining August's "ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation" event.
Promotion officials today announced that the former DREAM champ is now
slated to fight Arnaud Lepont at "ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings."
The event takes place Oct. 6 at the 12,000-seat Singapore Indoor Stadium
in Singapore. Broadcast plans for the event are not yet official. Additionally, ONE FC CEO Victor Cui announced that three title fights will grace "ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings."
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All fighters taking part in Saturday's "ONE FC 6: Rise of Kings" event have successfully made weight at today's weigh-ins.
Among those weighing in were lightweights Shinya Aoki (154.1 pounds) and Arnaud Lepont (154.8), who headline the event.
ONE FC takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore, and the $9.99 online pay-per-view of the event kicks off at 8 a.m. ET/5 a.m. PT (8 p.m. SGT local time).
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Former Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki will make his One Fighting Championship debut a little later than expected. read news >>
Like Obi Wan said, "Now that's a name I've not heard in a long time..."
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans haven't seen former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Roger Huerta for over two years. Probably because it took him that long to wake up from one of the nastiest soccer kicks in the history of the sport (see it again here).
But time heals all wounds.
The 31-year-old Huerta (21-7-1, 1 NC), just 1-6 over his last seven, has been paired off against undefeated newcomer Christian Holle read news >>
Famed Japanese lightweight Shinya Aoki discusses his disappointing featherweight debut and preparing for his first fight in Dubai against Kamal Shalorus. After what he considered to be a disappointing debut at featherweight, Shinya Aoki is back at 155lb, where he will meet UFC veteran Kamal Shalorus in the Iranian's One FC debut.
The famed submission specialist has been placed in one of the feature fights of the promotion's debut event in the Middle East region. Although the country he will be v read news >>
One Fighting Championship’s lightweight title fight between reigning champ Shinya Aoki and challenger Kamal Shalorus is now official. read news >>
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ONE FC will visit the Middle East for the first time on August 29th with a blockbuster event at the Dubai World Trade Centre, which will feature an unprecedented four title bouts with Shinya Aoki, Nobutatsu Suzuki and Koji Oishi all set to defend their belts.
Aoki (35-6) will take on seasoned Iranian wrestler Kamal Shlaorus (9-3-2), Suzuki (11-1-2) will go up against former Bellator 170-pound champion Ben Askren (13-0), and Oishi (25-9-10) is likely t read news >>