How David Vs Goliath Inspired Eduard Folayang’s Victory Over Shinya Aoki

At ONE: DEFENDING HONOR at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in November 2016, Eduard “Landslide” Folayang faced then-ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya Aoki for the coveted title.

To Folayang, Aoki was the proverbial Goliath, being the most successful mixed martial artists Asia had ever seen. That made him the David in this story, requiring him to draw upon his courage and spiritual strength to slay the giant in front of him.