[PHOTOS] Japan vs Singapore: Shinya Aoki, Christian Lee fight at ‘ONE: Enter the Dragon’

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The United States and Japan were among the 19 countries represented at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on May 17, 2019. ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and six ONE Super Series contests, which were six kickboxing bouts, “ONE: Enter the Dragon” was the Singapore-based martial arts organization’s second event in 2019 that took place in Singapore. The main event of the evening was between Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, 35, of Japan and Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Singapore.

Lee was one of the two hometown fighters at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” while Aoki was one of the four representatives of Japan. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States were also represented.

Blue Corner

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 21, 1998, Lee is a five-time Pankration World Champion. He has been competing professionally since 2015 and “ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked his 15th ONE Championship bout.

Lee is the younger brother of reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion “Unstoppable” Angela Lee, 22. They are both training out of Evolve MMA in Singapore and United MMA in Hawaii, United States.

Red Corner

Born on May 9, 1983 in Shizuoka City, Japan, Aoki graduated from Waseda University in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. He has been competing professionally since 2003 and joined ONE Championship in 2012.

Training out of Evolve MMA in Singapore, Aoki became the ONE Lightweight World Champion on April 5, 2013, lost the title on November 11, 2016 and regained it on March 31, 2019. “ONE: Enter the Dragon” marked his 13th ONE Championship bout.

Fight Result

Christian challenge Aoki for the ONE Lightweight World Championship title. Olivier Coste served as the referee.

Coste put a stop to the championship contest after 51 seconds in the second round. Christian knocked out Aoki.

Winning at “ONE: Enter the Dragon” improved the professional MMA record of Christian to 12 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Aoki now has 43 wins and 9 losses.

“ONE: Enter the Dragon” Co-Main Event

Both fighting out of the Netherlands, Nieky “The Natural” Holzken, 34, and Regian “The Immortal” Eersel, 25, competed for the inaugural ONE Lightweight Kickboxing World Championship in the co-main event. The latter won the belt via unanimous decision.

Check the complete results for “ONE: Enter the Dragon” on Conan Daily.

[PHOTOS] Philippines vs Singapore: Edward Kelly, Christian Lee fight at ‘ONE: Eternal Glory’ in Indonesia

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The Philippines and Singapore were among the 14 countries represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” It is the first event of Singapore-based martial arts organization ONE Championship in 2019.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches and two Muay Thai contests, “ONE: Eternal Glory” took place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 19, 2019. In the 10th bout of the evening, Edward “The Ferocious” Kelly, 34, of Baguio City, Philippines faced Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 20, of Tanjong Pagar, Singapore.

It was a rematch between Kelly and Lee. During their first encounter at “ONE: Beyond the Horizon” on September 8, 2018 in Shanghai, China, Lee was disqualified due to illegal suplex so the victory was automatically awarded to Kelly.

Blue Corner

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 21, 1998, Lee is the younger brother of reigning ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee, 22. They are both training out of Evolve MMA in Singapore and United MMA in Hawaii, United States.

Christian is a five-time Pankration World Champion. As an MMA fighter, the Evolve MMA fighter has been competing professionally since 2015.

Red Corner

Born on March 1, 1984 in the Philippines, Kelly is training out of Team Lakay in Baguio City, Philippines. He competed on the Philippines Wushu Team in 2000 and joined ONE Championship in 2013.

On January 26, 2018, Kelly knocked out Meas Meu, 28, of Cambodia via head kick and punches after 21 seconds in the first round at “ONE: Global Superheroes.” It is the fastest knockout in ONE featherweight history.

Fight Result

Kelly and Christian competed in an MMA bout in the featherweight division at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Referee Kemp Cheng put a stop to the contest after 2 minutes and 53 seconds in the first round.

Christian knocked out Kelly via strikes. This improved the Singaporean fighter’s professional MMA record to 11 wins and 3 losses.

On the other hand, Kelly now has 11 wins and 6 losses. “ONE: Eternal Glory” marked the second time the Team Lakay athlete was knocked out via strikes in the ONE Championship cage.

“ONE: Eternal Glory” Main Event

In the main event of “ONE: Eternal Glory,” Yosuke “Tobizaru” Saruta, 31, of Saitama, Japan will challenge Joshua “The Passion” Pacio, 22, of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. The Japanese challenger won via split decision.

In the co-main event, Alexi “Phet” Serepisos, 24, of New Zealand and Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy, 23, of Thailand competed in a Muay Thai contest in the flyweight division. The Thai contender won via unanimous decision.

Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom were also represented at “ONE: Eternal Glory.” Check the complete fight card here.

Here are Michael Schiavello and Mitch Chilson giving a “ONE: Eternal Glory” recap:

Singapore vs Japan: Christian Lee, Kazuki Tokudome fight at ‘ONE: Heart of the Lion’

A new bout has been added to the “ONE: Heart of the Lion” card. Christian “The Warrior” Lee, 30, of Singapore and Kazuki Tokudome, 31, of Tokyo, Japan will compete in a mixed martial arts match in a catch weight of 73 kg.

“ONE: Heart of the Lion” will be the second and final ONE Championship event in Singapore in 2018. It will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on November 9, 2018.

Lee and Tokudome will battle it out in the 13th bout of the evening, which will be the co-main event. The original co-main event has been promoted as the main event.

“ONE: Heart of the Lion” marks the 13th bout of Lee ONE Championship. On the other hand, it will be the second appearance of Tokudome in the promotion.

Both fighters are aiming for a redemptive win. Lee is currently riding a two-bout losing streak.

Originally competing in Pancrase, Tokudome made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Pursuit of Power” on July 13, 2018. During his promotional debut, the Japanese fighter lost via unanimous decision to Narantungalag “Tungaa” Jadambaa, 42, of Ulaangom, Mongolia.

The original main event was a superbout between ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela “Unstoppable” Lee, 20, of Singapore and ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan, 30, of China. The former was supposed to challenge the latter in an attempt to become the first female two-division world champion of ONE Championship.

However, Angela was pulled out of the card due to an injury. Originally the co-main event, the rematch between ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes, 38, of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil and ONE Interim Bantamweight World Champion Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon, 30, of Kiangan, Ifugao, Philippines will be the new main event.

Here is the full “ONE: Heart of the Lion” fight card:

PRELIMINARY CARD

  1. MMA featherweight: Anthony Engelen (Netherlands) vs Meas Meul (Cambodia)
  2. MMA bantamweight: Hisyam Samsudin (Malaysia) vs Xie Bin (China)
  3. MMA bantamweight: Muhammad Aiman (Malaysia) vs Shuya Kamikubo (Japan)
  4. ONE Super Series sanda featherweight: Shahzaib Rindh (Pakistan) vs Feng Lei (China)
  5. MMA lightweight: Adrian Pang (Australia) vs Kota Shimoishi (Japan)
  6. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Panicos Yusuf (Cyprus) vs Muangthai P.K.Saenchai Muaythaigym (Thailand)
  7. ONE Super Series Muay Thai featherweight: George Mann (United Kingdom) vs Smokin’ Jo Nattawut (Thailand)

MAIN CARD

  1. MMA featherweight: Garry Tonon (United States) vs Sung Jong Lee (South Korea)
  2. ONE Super Series Muay Thai bantamweight: Andrew Miller (United Kingdom) vs Yodlekpet T-Ded 99 (Thailand)
  3. MMA strawweight: Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (Thailand) vs Himanshu Kaushik (India)
  4. MMA strawweight: Tiffany Teo (Singapore) vs Michelle Nicolini (Brazil)
  5. ONE Super Series kickboxing catchweight 71 kg: Giorgio Petrosyan (Italy) vs Sorgraw Petchyindee Academy (Thailand)

Co-Main Event

  1. MMA catchweight (73 kg): Christian Lee (Singapore) vs Kazuki Tokudome (Japan)

Main Event

  1. ONE Bantamweight World Championship: Bibiano Fernandes (Brazil) vs Kevin Belingon (Philippines)

 

Cancelled Bouts:

  • Featherweight MMA: Abro Fernandes (Indonesia) vs Chan Rothana (Cambodia)
  • Strawweight MMA: Alex Silva (Brazil) Pongsiri Mitsatit (Thailand)
  • ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship: Xiong Jing Nan (China) vs Angela Lee (Singapore)

Ticket information for ONE: HEART OF THE LION is available at www.onefc.com.

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