Remember when Shinya Aoki broke Mizuto Hirtoa’s arm? Well, the former SRC lightweight champion was back in action over the weekend against Dream veteran Katsunori Kikuno with the Deep title on the line.
A rematch between Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez and Dream champion Shinya Aoki is reportedly in the works for 2012. According to a report from Sherdog, both fighters are expected to sign bout agreements in the near future.
“DREAM: Fight for Japan” took place May 29 in Saitama, Japan, and saw Shinya Aoki submit Rich Clementi, and Masakazu Imanari and Hideo Tokoro advance to the DREAM Bantamweight GP finals.
Shinya Aoki finally has his opponent for Dream “Fight for Japan.” He has gone through a variety of challengers before settling on Rich Clementi.
After several rumors, news broke that Dream champion Shinya Aoki would face Antonio McKee. Now, McKee has pulled out of the fight due to visa issues.
Once of the best fighters in the world that is not locked down by Zuffa has his next fight set. Dream champion Shinya Aoki will return to face Willamy “Chiquerim” Freire.