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Masakatsu Funaki vs Shinya Aoki-NEW 2.6.2017.

The first shoot style match of the show! This was something like a RINGS match with a more focused narrative-some nice matwork at the start before Funaki catches Aoki with a HUGE leg kick, after which Aoki’s leg becomes a target and Funaki uses it both for direct attacks and feints. 69 more words

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Shinya Aoki vs Tatsuhito Takaiwa-NEW 7.7.2017.

The build up hypes it as “MMA vs pro wrestling”. The idea of Takaiwa trying to bulldoze through Aoki who would in turn try to grab flash submissions sounds great, but it’s not exactly what we got here. 156 more words

2017

ONE Championship 55 highlights: Should knees to head of downed opponent be legal?

Unlike most major MMA promotions, ONE Championship allows fighters to use knees to the head of a downed opponent. But is that a good thing? 186 more words

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ONE Championship 54's Eduard Folayang not expecting rematch with Shinya Aoki any time soon

Eduard Folayang is one of just three fighters in ONE Championship history to hold the organization’s lightweight title. He plans to make this reign all his own. 471 more words

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ONE Championship 49 highlights: Shinya Aoki loses title in one of 2016's biggest upsets

For the first time in 10 fights and four-and-a-half years, Shinya Aoki has suffered an MMA loss – and it came in one of the year’s biggest upsets. 117 more words

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WATCH: Shinya Aoki Open Workout at Evolve MMA

SINGAPORE — ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki (39-6, 1NC) of Japan is set to face his toughest test yet, against the Philippines’ top lightweight talent Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (16-5) and the legendary Japanese fighter is hard at work, just days before the big fight. 350 more words

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