57 Search Results for shinya aoki

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...

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...

Nov 10, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Martin Nguyen Just Became ONE Championship’s Two Division Champ

Martin Nguyen KTFO’s Eduard Folayang. When spinning ish goes wrong. Now LW and FW champ. #ONEFightNight pic.twitter.com/HKhisHEXS6 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) November 10, 2017 History was just made at ONE: Legends of the World, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. ONE’s lightweight champion Eduard Folayang took on featherweight champion Martin Nguyen in an unprecedented champion...

Oct 16, 2017 12:18 pm

Grappling stud signs contract for professional MMA debut

It’s always interesting to see the evolution of fighters that are standouts in specific disciplines and transition to mixed martial arts. The latest grappling phenom to sign a contract and move on to a career in MMA is New Jersey’s Garry Tonon. Tonon signed a multi-fight exclusive contract with One Championship that was announced via...

Sep 4, 2017 6:02 am

Ben Askren gets awesome opponent for retirement fight

“Funky” Ben Askren has long been regarded as one of the best welterweights outside the UFC, and perhaps the best fighter outside the UFC period. Over the weekend, in the main event of ONE Championship’s stop in Shanghai, the seemingly unstoppable wrestling specialist added to that reputation with a lopsided mauling of Zebaztian Kadestam. As it...

Aug 24, 2017 1:36 pm

The Improbable and Dirty Ways Conor McGregor Can Beat Mayweather

It happens every fight. We all have done it. He’s too fast, we say. The ground game will be his downfall. This guy will finally be the guy who beats Conor McGregor, the media writes. It’s happened through Dustin Poirier, Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo, Eddie Alvarez, and now Floyd Mayweather. This is different though, this...

Jun 26, 2017 9:49 am

TUTORIAL: Bellator champion demonstrates clinch to double leg takedown

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Wrestling is an essential discipline for any serious fighter wanting to be successful in MMA. It is also one of the core fighting disciplines in the sport. Wrestling focuses on ontrolling the opponent, and in turn, controlling the outcome of a fight. That is why so many...