The black belt in Bjj, judo and current One Fc Lw champion Shinya Aoki entered this fight with a professional mma record of 43-8-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.52 welterweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2016 and 2017, against Eduard Folayang (in their first bout, Aoki vs Folayang) and Ben Askren (Ben Askren vs Shinya Aoki), but then he has won four bouts taking revenge on Folayang in March 2019 (Eduard Folayang vs Shinya Aoki 2).
His opponent, Christian Lee, has an official record of 11-3-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.68 lightweight. He lost twice last year, against Martin Nguyen and Edward Kelly, but then he has beat Kazuki Tokudome and taken revenge on Kelly. Aoki vs Lee, main event of ONE FC 96, is valid for the ONE lightweight title (Aoki’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: ONE Championship 96: Enter the Dragon
Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: ONE Lightweight Championship
Aoki’s previous fight: Eduard Folayang vs Shinya Aoki 2
Aoki vs Lee full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)
Official video – Aoki vs Lee starts at 6:34:00