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ONE Championship 27 Lightweight Champ Shinya Aoki
ONE Championship 27 took place on May 22, 2015 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Shinya Aoki successfully defended his Lightweight belt against Koji Ando.
While Ando’s stiff jab kept Aoki at bay, it wasn’t nearly enough to earn him points to get ahead. Aoki employed a good game of single legs, kept Ando on his back, and worked on him with punches and elbows. Aoki’s high kicks were employed more than any other time in his career, however he didn’t need his stand up to earn the decision.
ONE Championship 27
May 22, 2015
Live streaming at: http://oneppv.com
Shinya Aoki vs Koji Ando
Aoki shoots twice, Ando stuffs it. Aoki holds it against the cage, tries for trips, back on a single leg, gets Ando on his back. Aoki pulls Ando’s back from his cage by the ankle, and onto the top. Ando recovers half guard. Aoki holding Ando’s right hand to the canvas effortlessly. Ando gets his arm back and tries to tie up Aoki. From the top, Aoki drops forearms. Aoki stands out, Ando recovers butterfly guard. Stand at the bell.
Rd 2. Aoki tries to throw an elbow. Aoki kick. Ando is looking for distance, eats a head kick. Aoki body kicks. Ando lands a punch. Ando’s jab is coming out. Ando’s big right hand hook counters not landing but big. Ando’s jab still landing right up to the bell.
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