Shinya Aoki Is Ready For New Year’s Eve Battle

Evolve Fight Team member Shinya Aoki will be back in action on New Year’s Eve when he takes on seasoned veteran Antonio McKee at DREAM 18 in Tokyo, Japan.  The New Year’s Eve special at the legendary Saitama Super Arena is always one of the biggest MMA events of the year and features a stacked card of world-class martial artists.  For Shinya, this will mark the 6th consecutive year in which he has taken part in the New Year’s Eve show at Saitama.

Let’s show our fearless warrior, Shinya Aoki, the full support of the Evolve Family this year.  It is time for battle.  You can catch the entire event live streaming here courtesy of  Check out the fully stacked fight card below.


155 lbs.: Shinya Aoki vs Antonio Mckee
135 lbs.: Bibiano Fernandes vs Yoshiro Maeda
185 lbs.: Melvin Manhoef vs Denis Kang
170 lbs.: Phil Baroni vs Hayato Sakurai
145 lbs.: Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Michihiro Omigawa
145 lbs.: Hiroyuki Takaya vs Georgi Karakhanyan
155 lbs.: Satoru Kitaoka vs Will Brooks
GLORY Kickboxing Heavyweight Grand Slam Tournament:
265 lbs.: Semmy Schilt vs Brice Guidon

265 lbs.: Sergei Kharitonov vs Rico Verhoeven

265 lbs.: Saki vs Raomoru

265 lbs.: Anderson "Braddock" Silva vs Igor Jurkovic

265 lbs.: Bonjasky vs Filip Verlinden

265 lbs.: Errol Zimmerman vs Jamal Ben Saddick

265 lbs.: Peter Aerts vs Mourad Bouzidi

265 lbs.: Daniel Ghita vs Fabiano Aoki
GLORY Kickboxing Super Fights:
265 lbs.: Robin van Roosmalen vs Yuichiro Nagashim

265 lbs.: Jerome Le Banner vs Koichi Pettas

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