ONE Championship: A New Era Highlights, Recap From Tokyo
The biggest MMA promotion outside of the U.S. held "A New Era" this past weekend with four titles on the line from Tokyo.
ONE Championship put all of its cards on the table this past weekend with ONE: A New Era from Tokyo, Japan.
A recap from the event airs Monday night at 11:30 p.m. ET on TNT.
In the main event, hometown hero Shinya Aoki pulled off a grappling masterclass to dethrone Filipino icon Eduard Folayang and reclaim the ONE lightweight title. Plus, ONE champions and Aung La N Sang and Xiong Jing Nan secured stunning knockout wins over Ken Hasegawa and Angela Lee to retain their respective belts.
The night also featured promotional debuts for former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez, as they took part in opening round grand prix matches in the flyweight and lightweight divisions.
A complete recap with results from the show can be found on FightLine.