84 Search Results for shinya aoki

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...

Apr 21, 2012 1:11 am

Alverez beats Aoki, Avenges loss | MMA NEWS

Eddie Alvarez finally avenged his 2008 loss to Shinya Aoki by finishing the bjj ace via 1st round TKO at Bellator 66. After a short feeling out process and a failed attempt at getting Alvarez to the mat, Aoki lead with a reckless right elbow, leaving him exposed to a hard right hand landed by...


Mar 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Aoki vs. Alvarez II Official For April 20

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and...

Dec 31, 2011 9:54 am

MMA NEWS – DREAM New Year 2011 Results: Emelianenko & Aoki End The Year Victorious

“DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” took place early this morning from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the headlining slot is heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko was able to defeat, Judo Olympic gold medalist, Satoshi Ishii in the first round. In the co-featured slot Shinya Aoki defended his lightweight title...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Dec 29, 2015 7:56 am

REPLAY! King Mo picks up 1st round KO win at Rizin FF

Rizin 1 | King Mo vs Brett McDermott Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal vs Brett 'the Spartan' McDermott Full Fight#Rizin 1 Posted by Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Last night in the first ever Rizin FF event, Bellator MMA fighter Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal competed against Brett ‘The Spartan’ McDermont. The event...

Nov 30, 2015 12:11 pm

RIZIN announces heavyweight tournament bracket for Dec. 29

The new Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN announced the heavyweight tournament bracket for their Dec. 29 card on Monday. Winners from the tournament bracket on Dec. 29 will fight just two days later at the Dec. 31 semi-final and final portion of the tournament, where Fedor Emelianenko is also set to make his long-awaited return in...

Oct 8, 2015 9:59 am

New Japan Organization Will Be Called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation’

Well it’s official. We now know the name of the new MMA organization out of Japan, run by former PRIDE FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara. At a recent press conference it was announced that the promotion will be called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Many expected them to announce Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent at the press conference, but that...

Aug 14, 2015 7:11 am

ONE Championship 30 lineup complete with nine bouts!

The lineup for next month’s ONE Championship 30 fight card is complete, with a total of nine exciting bouts for fans to look forward to wacthing. “ONE Championship 30: Dynasty of Champions” takes place September 1 live from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. The event is headlined by a middleweight title fight featuring current...

Aug 4, 2015 9:59 am

Roger Huerta Books Opponent For ONE Championship 30

Former UFC lightweight Roger Huerta will take on Koji Ando at ONE Championship 30, which is scheduled to take place on Sept. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. Officials announced the fight news. Huerta last fought at ONE Championship 19, where he TKO’d Christian Holley in round 1 which was just his second win...

Apr 14, 2015 9:50 am

Baroni/Schilling to take place in GLORY or MMA Match? Why Not Both?

Joe Schilling and Phil Baroni are verbally sparring on Twitter, but a fight has yet to materialize from their heated rivalry. If they want to settle it by fighting, GLORY is offering a platform for them to battle and with some interesting rules, too. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Jon Kirschner spoke with GLORY...

Dec 31, 2014 4:20 am

Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 Official Results

  Japan’s year-end show featuring the return of Mirko Cro Cop delivered an action packed evening of fireworks from the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Here are the results: Mirko Filipovic def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 2, 5:00 for GF Championship Chris Barnett def. Shinichi Suzukawa via...

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Aug 6, 2014 10:09 am

ONE FC 19 set with three title fights

This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights. ONE FC Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense at the August event, when he sqaures off with Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2...

Jul 30, 2014 10:38 am

Exclusive: Roger Huerta talks his return to ONE FC and more

One of the most exciting lightweight fighters in mixed martial arts storied history, Roger Huerta (21-7-1 MMA), is set to make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this August in Dubai. The former UFC star and “Sports Illustrated” cover athlete has been out of action for almost 2 years now, this after suffering...

Jun 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Amir Khan Set To Make ONE FC Debut

Undefeated amateur fighter Amir Khan is set to make his promotional debut with ONE FC according to Yahoo. Khan was competing in the US, but returned to his native country of Singapore to train with Evolve MMA which is home to the legendary Shinya Aoki, as well as Ben Askren and Leandro Ataides. Evolve MMA...

Mar 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Metamoris 3 Airs Tonight – Here’s Why The MMA Fan Can’t Miss It

For the hardcore Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan, watching Metamoris 3: Gracie vs Bravo is a no-brainer. Everyone else will probably think “What is Metamoris, and why should I watch it?” Metamoris is a submission grappling organization, founded by Ralek Gracie. Unlike traditional grappling tournament, this is done in a way that is much more spectator friendly....