62 Search Results for shinya aoki

Nov 24, 2017 8:00 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren Finishes Shinya Aoki in the First Round at Immortal Pursuit

Today at an historic ONE Championship event, Ben Askren leaves MMA for good. His retirement match was against a legend in his own right, grappling wizard and multiple-time former champion, Shinya Aoki. Askren slammed the former ONE lightweight champion Aoki down after he pulled guard, then it was basically all over from there. After some...

Sep 7, 2017 5:31 am

Ben Askren breaks down retirement bout with “legend of the sport” Shinya Aoki

Shortly after his destruction of Zebaztian Kadestam at last weekend’s ONE Championship: Shanghai event, it was announced that Ben Askren’s next fight would be his last. His opponent in this November 24 retirement fight, it was revealed, would be Japanese lightweight veteran Shinya Aoki, who stands out as one of the finest submission players in MMA...

Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am

TUTORIAL: BJJ legend Shinya Aoki demos 3 subs from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Known as one of the most effective grapplers in all of MMA, Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is a BJJ master. His incredible flexibility and unparalleled technical mastery has led to 39 victories in the cage. Including a whopping 25 wins by submission. Needless to say,...

May 26, 2017 8:12 am

VIDEO | Garry Tonon submits Shinya Aoki

https://www.facebook.com/FloCombat/videos/1290692267646381/?permPage=1 Early Friday morning in North America, Garry Tonon and Shinya Aoki stepped into the One FC cage for a grappling match at ‘ONE: Dynasty of Heroes’. Garry Tonon picked up yet another impressive win to add to his already impressive highlight reel as he secured a leg and ultimately got the heel hook submission...

Nov 11, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Japanese Legend Shinya Aoki Gets TKO’d At One Championship: Defending Honor

Folayang stuffed a takedown early in R3 and smashed Aoki with a knee to the face. Shades of the 2nd Sakurai fight. And NEW pic.twitter.com/aLYhaXj4uu — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) November 11, 2016 Now that Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks and Gilbert Melendez are all members of the UFC roster, Shinya Aoki stands out as one of the...

Oct 13, 2016 7:36 am

VIDEOS | Watch Eddie Alvarez’ Battles with Shinya Aoki

In just one month’s time, UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will attempt to defend his title against the organization’s undisputed featherweight champ, Conor McGregor. The two titleholders will share the main event of UFC 205 on November 12, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City. In advance of this showdown, Alvarez and...

Dec 29, 2015 7:42 am

WATCH! RIZIN FF Shinya Aoki demolishes Kazushi Sakuraba

It was a hard fight to watch for fans of legendary Japanese MMA pioneer Kazushi Sakuraba. Sakuraba was handled on the RIZIN promotions 12/29 card in the main event by Shinya Aoki. Sakuraba didn’t get off much offense the entire fight against the much younger Aoki, who took it to the ground early and poured...

Dec 28, 2015 12:32 am

WATCH! RIZIN Dec. 29 Shinya Aoki vs Kazushi Sakuraba Weigh in highlights

RIZIN’s Dec. 29 card featuring the main event between Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba versus Shinya Aoki is ready to take place as all fighters weighed in for the event. Check out highlights of the weigh in above. Rizin SARABA Fiesta 12/29 Full Fight Card via Bloody Elbow: Kazushi Sakuraba vs Shinya Aoki Satoshi Ishii...

Nov 2, 2015 6:00 am

Shinya Aoki to face 300+ pound opponent on NYE?

ONE Championship lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki is scheduled to headline the Rizin Dec. 29 show in Japan, and now is reportedly going to be fighting just two days later on Dec. 31. From Mixed Martial Arts: Now Anotonio Inoki has announced that he will be going head to head with RIZIN on New Years Eve...

Oct 24, 2015 8:11 am

Shinya Aoki snaps opponents arm in Jiu-Jitsu match

We have ‘Throwback Thursday’ and ‘Flashback Friday’ but now we’re adding Superhuman Saturday! In this old school clip we see a young Shinya Aoki secure a flying armbar and break his opponents arm. This clip isn’t for the squeamish.

Aug 26, 2015 12:08 am

Looks Like MMA Vet Shinya Aoki Isn’t A Fan Of Heights

‘At Evolve MMA, we believe in facing our fears and conquering them. It is a big part of unleashing your true greatness in life. Believe it or not, but one of the greatest fears for some of our World Champions like Shinya Aoki and Orono Wor Petchpun is the fear of heights. Watch ONE Lightweight...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Shinya Aoki’s loyalty to ONE FC cannot be swayed

ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense this upcoming weekend in Dubai when he takes on Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) in the main event of “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions.” BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Aoki to discuss his upcoming fight, as well as his...

Nov 26, 2013 8:46 am

Shinya Aoki turns down UFC offer, teammate Leandro Brodinho signs

Former Dream champion, Shinya Aoki (34-6 MMA), has reportedly turned down a contract offer from the UFC. According to ‘Evolve MMA’ founder, Chatri Sityodtong, the UFC offered contracts to 3 fighters on the Evolve Fight Team including Shinya Aoki, Eddie Ng and Leandro Brodinho. Here is what the Evolve MMA chairman had to say via...

Oct 24, 2013 10:01 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez vs. Shinya Aoki

At Bellator 66 Eddie Alvarez was able to avenge one of his losses and defeat Japanese champion, Shinya Aoki. Alvarez has another rematch coming up next week against Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title.

Jun 24, 2013 10:03 am

Quick Twitt | One FC’s Shinya Aoki Makes Test Cut To Featherweight

One of the most dangerous lightweight fighters in the world, Shinya Aoki, recently tweeted out his successful cut to the featherweight division. NOW!!!!!少し飲んで明日の朝の計量に備えるぜ!!!こんにちわ。フェザー級!!Hello !!! feather weight class !!!! pic.twitter.com/EnmWwQoHeu — shinya aoki 9月8日新刊発売 (@a_ok_i) June 22, 2013 NOW!!!!!少し飲んで明日の朝の計量に備えるぜ!!!こんにちわ。フェザー級!!Hello !!! feather weight class !!!! pic.twitter.com/EnmWwQoHeu — shinya aoki 9月8日新刊発売 (@a_ok_i) June 22, 2013

Jun 10, 2013 10:33 am

Free Fight Video | Kron Gracie vs. Shinya Aoki

Last night in Los Angeles, Metamoris II went down. The Pro Jiu Jitsu event was capped off with a main event between two legends in the grappling world, Kron Gracie and Shinya Aoki.

Oct 7, 2015 6:17 am

Aoki vs. Sakuraba Going Down NYE

New details are emerging about the new Japanese promotion, which will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Years Eve. Yesterday a report came out revealing who his opponent will be. Fans were obviously disappointed, although probably not surprised, that the fighter who’s reportedly going to fight Fedor has only one MMA fight to...

Mar 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Cody McKenzie Released From UFC, Wants Aoki Bout

In another blow to the UFC’s roster, TUF season 12 fighter Cody McKenzie (pictured), recently announced his UFC release through his official twitter account. The Alaskan native went 3-4 while under the UFC”s employ, most recently dropping an unimpressive bout to Sam Stout on the UFC on FOX 9 card. Outside of his lackluster record,...

Apr 16, 2013 9:38 am

Metamoris Pro II Invitational Announces Aoki vs. Gracie Main Event

Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie announces the Metamoris Pro Jiu Jitsu Invitational II, staged live in Los Angeles at the historic Pauley Pavilion on June 9th and broadcast online via stunning HD live stream. The second event in the promotion’s history returns with another blockbuster card featuring six matches contested by world-class practitioners of Brazilian Jiu...

Dec 19, 2017 7:58 am

Ben Askren trashes “very insecure” UFC President Dana White

It’s no secret that Ben Askren – long regarded as one of the best fighters outside the UFC – is not a fan of UFC President Dana White. Speaking on a recent episode of Submission Radio, Askren reiterated his feelings on White, and he pulled no punches. “Dana White’s a scumbag, I don’t take anything he...

Nov 28, 2017 11:22 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren Explains Why He’ll Only Come Back for GSP, Not Rory MacDonald

After demolishing Japanese MMA veteran Shinya Aoki at ONE: Immortal Pursuit, Ben Askren rode his funky train into the sunset, retiring from MMA for good. …Or maybe not. Freshly-retired Askren took to Twitter to plant the seed of a possible return fight with Georges St-Pierre. If you think this opens the door to a bunch...

Nov 25, 2017 11:29 am

Freshly Retired Ben Askren Calls Out Georges St-Pierre

He came, he wrestled, he got funky, now he’s gone. Ben Askren was able to take out multiple-time lightweight champion and grappling guru Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship’s Immortal Pursuit in his retirement fight. He walks away from the sport with little to no damage and boasts an undefeated record of 18 wins, 11 of...

Nov 18, 2017 11:56 am

Garry Tonon Talks About His Upcoming MMA Debut at ONE Championship

Garry Tonon has some amazing achievements under his black belt. He’s beat names like Dillon Danis, AJ Agazarm, Ralek Gracie After winning multiple International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) No-Gi world titles and becoming a multiple time three-division champion at the Eddie Bravo Invitational, grappling stud Garry Tonon has finally decided to transition into MMA. His ONE Championship debut has...