Shinya Aoki to defend, Sage Northcutt to debut at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’
The most significant worldwide sports media belongings in Asian records, ONE Championship (ONE), has announced merely ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON, set for 17 May at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Once again, Singapore will play host to global-elegance martial arts motion. The high-quality and brightest martial arts talent inside the international will descend upon the ONE Championship cage to show off their skills. In the primary event, newly-crowned ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki of Japan will protect his title against rising big-name Christian “The Warrior” Lee of Singapore.
Ticket records for ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON is available at www.Onefc.Com.
ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is the most successful submission professional in Asian martial arts. An iconic discern, he’s recognised for his overpowering ground recreation, which had already gained him titles with WAMMA, DREAM, and Shooto earlier than he started his reign because of the king of ONE Championship’s light-weight department.
Aoki is for plenty the face of Asia inside the cage, maintaining an exceptional slew of submission wins and nearly 75 per cent of his ordinary victories coming within the distance. Throughout his legendary career, the Japanese lightweight legend has overwhelmed a number of the most significant names in the global, which include Tatsuya Kawajiri, Caol Uno, and Eddie Alvarez.
At ONE: A NEW ERA, Aoki defeated celebrated Filipino martial artist Eduard “Landslide” Folayang to turn out to be a 2-time ONE Lightweight World Champion.
Five-time Pankration World Champion Christian “, The Warrior” Lee, comes from an own family of real martial artists. His oldest sister, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, is already a worldwide star with ONE Championship, and his parents are both black belts in various disciplines who commenced teaching their youngsters strategies from an early age.
A highly-adorned martial artist, Lee is a member of the famed Evolve Fight Team in Singapore, who trains among his achieved elite friends. Lee holds black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Total Defense System and is an astonishingly early achiever. He becomes voted Most Outstanding Athlete at the 2013 FILA World Championship after prevailing five international titles across the disciplines of BJJ, pankration, combined martial arts, and submission grappling.
In his closing bout, Lee defeated Team Lakay veteran Edward “The Ferocious” Kelly of the Philippines via first-spherical technical knockout. He now movements as much as light-weight to project Aoki for the ONE Lightweight World Title.
Multiple-time Karate World Champion “Super” Sage Northcutt stands tall among the brightest younger mixed martial arts stars of these days. A lifelong martial artist, Northcutt has been schooling beneath the guidance of his father ever considering that he changed into four years old, and he becomes an exceptionally finished athlete in the field of karate. He won a remarkable seventy seven World Titles as a young people and was even inducted into the Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame in 2012.
Northcutt rose to prominence quickly in combined martial arts, starting his slate with seven instantly wins in pinnacle North American promotions. In 2018, he joined the sector’s high-quality martial artists in ONE Championship at the lower back of three directly victories. He now makes his promotional debut in opposition to Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexandre.