Shinya Aoki calls out Kotetsu Boku, wants title shot and revenge for his teammate
Interview: Shinya Aoki calls out Kotetsu Boku, wants title shot and revenge for his teammate - Bloody Elbow
"I am ready to fight now. I want a title shot against Boku," he said, completely determined to get that fight against Boku to avenge the loss.
Boku has expressed a desire to drop down to ONE FC's featherweight division shortly after signing with the top Asian promotion, but now that he won the lightweight title, it is unclear whether he will still push through with those earlier plans. Aoki on the other hand, manages to look comfortable making 155 lbs even with his a large 5'11 frame. Although it may be unlikely that Shinya chases after Boku should he drop to featherweight, the lightweight star didn't close the door on it.
"Yes, I have thought about it before," Aoki said as he talked about the possibility of adding 10 more pounds to cut, "Let's see."