In a released media report by ONE Championship, Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama will return to fighting for the first time since 2015 at ONE: Legendary Quest.
ONE: Legendary Quest takes place on June 15th at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai. On the card, Yoshihiro Akiyama is set to fight Aglan Thani in the co-main event of the evening. The event is being headlined by a women’s Muay Thai atomweight title bout as Stamp Fairtex meets Alma Juniku.
Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-6 2NC), 43, last fought professionally back in 2015 at UFC Fight Night 79 in a losing effort to Alberto Mina in South Korea. Following this loss, Akiyama stepped away from mixed martial arts competition after competing a 2-5 UFC run after a historic stint in Japan.
Agilan Thani (9-3), 23, has been a household name under the ONE Championship banner having been with the promotion since 2015. Recently, Thani is riding a two-fight losing streak and will look to pull off a huge upset over the crafty veteran in Akiyama.
ONE Championship also announced more bouts for the card including.
Koyomi Matsushima vs. Won Il Kwon
Victorio Senduk vs. Phoe Thaw
Sherif Mohamed vs. Fan Rong
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