ONE Fighting Championship just announced that Shooto champion Kotetsu “The Korean Tiger” Boku (18-6) will make his ONE FC debut against Zorobabel Moreira for the first-ever lightweight championship.
The 35-year-old Japanese is known for his incredible cardio, exciting fighting style and punching power. He has a noteable wins over Hermes Franca, Yutaka Ueda and Shin Kochiwa.
He has mostly fought in Shooto, where he was the Lightweight Champion, but also in DREAM, Cage Force and K-1 Hero’s. He is nicknamed “The Korean Tiger” because of his Korean heritage, and he has a tiger tattooed on his torso.
He’ll fight for the title on October 6, 2012 at ONE FC ‘Rise of Kings’ against a very dangerous Brazilian, Zorobabel “Zoro” Moreira. We all know that Moreira have evolved into a much complete fighter with a polished muay thai skills to add in his arsenal.
It will be a very interesting fight between a very game Japanese warrior versus a surging Brazilian fighter.
Kotetsu Boku HL