A.K.A: Tobikan Judan
Place of Birth: Shizuoka City, Japan
Shinya Aoki is the current WAMMA Lightweight Champion, DREAM Lightweight Champion, and Shooto Middleweight Champion.
Aoki is a Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt but is mostly known for his outstanding dexterity and athleticism. His penchant for pulling off unthinkable submissions has earned him the nickname "Tobikan Judan," which means "master of flying submissions."
MAJOR TITLES WON: Shooto Middleweight Championship (current), DREAM lightweight championship (current)
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Mizuto Hirota, Joachim Hansen, Eddie Alvarez, Caol Uno, Gesias Calvancante
NOTABLE LOSSES: Gilbert Melendez, Hayato Sakurai, Joachim Hansen