ONE Championship has signed one different former Closing Stopping Championship (UFC) fighter.
It’s no secret that ONE Championship has been in search of to make some waves on the planet of mixed martial arts. The Asia-based promotion simply currently signed former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and pulled off a historic commerce with the UFC to nab Demetrious Johnson. The aim is for additional eyeballs to be on ONE Championship and it appears the promotion isn’t completed going after some acquainted faces.
“Sexyama” Has Arrived At ONE Championship
ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityotong simply currently took to Fb to announce that the promotion has signed former UFC middleweight and welterweight Yoshihiro Akiyama. Peep the Fb put up beneath:
“I’m thrilled to announce that JMMA Korean-Japanese Legend Yoshihiro ‘Sexyama’ Akiyama (15-6) (in any other case often called Choo Sung-Hoon) has formally signed as a welterweight with ONE Championship! He’s a extremely embellished, world-class judo black belt with an thrilling, high-octane dynamite preventing type. I assure that he’ll electrify followers throughout Asia. An enormous famous person in Korea, Choo Sung-Hoon shall be making his debut in 2019 earlier than additionally preventing in ONE: Residence of Heroes in Seoul, Korea.”
Akiyama was ultimate seen in movement once more in Nov. 2015. He dropped a break up willpower to Alberto Mina. “Sexyama” has gone 1-5 in his ultimate six outings. Akiyama in no way acquired going inside the UFC. He went 2-6 under the promotion, shedding to the likes of Michael Bisping, Chris Leben, and Jake Shields. His wins had been a break up willpower over Alan Belcher and a unanimous willpower over Amir Sadollah.
Do you assume it’s a good signing for ONE Championship?