Both Boku and Aoki hit their contracted marks at Thursday’s pre-fight weigh-ins, checking in at 154 and 155 pounds, respectively. Friday’s show takes place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, and will see heavy hitter Melvin Manhoef (185) square off with UFC veteran Brock Larson (185) in the co-main event.
Former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver (134) will also see action on the evening’s pay-per-view card, which streams live at www.onefc.livesport.tv for a charge of US $9.99. “Little Evil” will face off with Masakatsu Ueda (135) in the opening round of One FC’s four-man bantamweight grand prix, which also features Kevin Belingon (135) locking horns with Thanh Vu (135).
Titled “Kings and Champions,” the event will also offer a two-fight undercard, which streams live and for free on Sherdog.com at 7 a.m. ET/4 a.m. PT. Swain Cangco (203) will face Jake Butler (205) at light heavyweight, while Yun Ting Chen (124) toes the line against Ronald Low (124) in a flyweight affair.
One FC 8 Weigh-In Results:
Boku (154) vs. Shinya Aoki
Brock Larson (185) vs. Melvin Manhoef (185)
Jens Pulver (134) vs. Masakatsu Ueda (135)
Thanh Vu (135) vs. Kevin Belingon (135)
Arnaud Lepont (154) vs. Eddie Ng (69.9kg/154lbs)
Yusup Saadulaev (135) vs. Leandro Issa (135)
Rene Catalan (124) vs. Alex Silva (125)
Bashir Ahmad (145) vs. Shannon Wiratchai (145)
Swain Cangco (203) vs. Jake Butler (205)
Yun Ting Chen (124) vs. Ronald Low (124)
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