Shinya Aoki

Place of birth: Shizuoka, Japan
Date of birth: 05/09/1983
Height: 180cm
Weight: 70kg

The most decorated grappler in Japan, 25 submission wins out of 38 explains that he obviously has phenomenal finishing ability on the ground. Aoki fought for organizations such as Shooto, PRIDE Bushido, Dream and he became the central figure of the Japanese lightweight division by submitting many world class fighters. Currently he fights for ONE Fighting Championship in Singapore, where he is crowned as the lightweight champion. He continues to successfully defend his title with dominant performances. Last year on New Year’s Eve, he fought on the IGF card against Yuki Yamamoto and won by twister. This New Year’s Eve, Aoki will show his evolving grappling skills and prove to the world that he is at the top of his game.