Yoshihiro Akiyama to Make One Championship Debut on June 15
Akiyama, the Japanese veteran known as “Sexyama,” is
The 43-year-old is set for his One Championship debut on June 15 at
One Championship “Legendary Quest.” There he will take on Agilan
Thani (8-3) in the evening’s featured MMA contest.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran last fought in November
2015, when he lost to Alberto
Mina by split decision. His last win came back in September
2014, when he beat Amir
Sadollah by decision. Before that he lost four straight fights
Belfort and Jake Shields
under the UFC banner.
Although Akiyama hasn’t fought in almost four years, he was
considered one of One’s big free agent signings over the past
Thani, meanwhile, is currently riding a two-fight losing streak
entering the fight against Akiyama.
One Championship “Legendary Quest” takes place at Baoshan Arena in
Shanghai and will feature a mix of MMA and muay Thai bouts.
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