Japanese MMA Legend Shinya Aoki It may be 55 fights for his MMA career, but the 37-year-old, known as “Tobikan Tendan,” still looks dangerous.
Former ONE Lightweight Champion proved he was still a very title threat on FridayONE Championship 126: Unbreakable, “He submitted a former LFA welterweight champion James Nakashima During one round at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
In a head-to-head match between two veteran grapplers, it was Aoki who was pushed by a cage and moved to the opponent’s back, jumped on Nakajima and became a “human backpack.”
From there, it was only a moment when former DREAM and Shooto champions locked the rear-naked choke and Nakajima was forced to tap the submission after a lightweight match of just 2 minutes and 42 seconds.
Aoki (46-9) has won three consecutive victories since losing the title to Christian Lee in 2019, and has reached 30 submissions. It also claims to have recorded the most submissions in the history of the ONE Championship. 8.
Relive Aoki’s stunning performance in the video above.
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Shinya Aoki submits James Nakashima
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/01/one-championship-free-fight-shinya-aoki-taps-out-james-nakashima-in-singapore Shinya Aoki submits James Nakashima