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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Featuring Ben Askren, Shinya Aoki, and more! 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 >>

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ONE FC on Thursday announced a blockbuster four-title-fight card for Aug. 29 in Dubai. The championship bouts include Shinya Aoki and Ben Askren. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"Tobikan Judan" is back at 155 pounds ... but for how long? Since Shinya Aoki became the ONE FC lightweight champion -- by submitting Kotetsu Boku last year -- he has fought for the promotion at 145 pounds and appeared on the IGF New Year's Eve card, but he has yet to make the first defense of his 155-pound title. There is still uncertainty as to whether Aoki intends to make featherweight his permanent home, but the former DREAM and Shooto champion is finally ready to defend his ONE FC lightweig read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Sims checking in with the latest update from Singapore. Heath Sims has been in Singapore for the best part of two years and the former U.S. Olympian is loving life there. As head coach of the Evolve MMA fight team, he gets to work with some of the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters in the region as well as plenty of up and coming prospects and he sat down with MMAmania.com for a chat about what's coming up for his athletes. Sims, who prior to moving to Singapore was best known as being Dan H read news >>

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Eddie Ng will be 5-0 under the One FC banner if he beats Vincent Latoel on May 30 in Singapore, but unlike most MMA fighters, he won’t ask for a shot at the championship next. Born in Hong Kong, Ng has won four straight inside the One FC cage heading into a lightweight bout with Latoel at One FC 16, but fighting for the title is out of question since Shinya Aoki, the 155-pound champion, is his training partner at Evolve MMA. "Shinya Aoki, like all members of the Evolve Fight Team, is my teammate read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Shinya Aoki vs. #2 Fabricio Werdum in the 3rd place fight. Vote now! Semi-finals are complete, and the finals are at last set. To crown the BE's Baddest Greatest Submission Fighter of All Time, it will be Kazushi Sakuraba vs Frank Mir. We'll get to that battle on Friday as we wrap up the tournament. But first, we have one more match-up ahead of us - the Battle for Br read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Shinya Aoki vs. #1 Kazushi Sakuraba. Vote now! The first semi-final is done. #1 seed Frank Mir took on #2 Fabricio Werdum for a spot in the finals. And the winner who now has his shot at the championship... will be announced later. Check back on Monday as we announce both finalists. Or, I guess, you could go count the votes, but where's the fun in that? Today, it's t read news >>

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