Lee scores upset victory to become ONE Championship lightweight champion

Lee scores upset victory to become ONE Championship lightweight champion
Courtesy: ONE Championship

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Christian Lee pulled off a major upset early Friday morning, defeating ONE Championship lightweight champion Shinya Aoki via second round TKO (strikes) at the ONE: Enter the Dragon event in Singapore.

In front of a sellout crowd of approximately 12,000 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Mililani’s Lee upset Aoki in the main event, much to the delight of his sister Angela Lee, who is also the promotion’s female atomweight champion.

In the first round, Lee found himself in some trouble as he was able to slip out of an armbar from Aoki before coming back i nthe second round to score the upset TKO.

With the win, the 20-year-old is now 12-3 in his career.

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