Shinya Aoki and Hidehiko Yoshida confirmed for EA MMA Game

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Fresh off mutual victories at the NYE Dream VS Sengoku event in Japan, EA has announced the addition of Shinya Aoki and Hidehiko Yoshida to their MMA video game. These are the first two Japanese fighters to be officially announced for the game which also includes Fedor, Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock.

Aoki just defeated Sengoku lightweight champ Mizuto Hirota via Hammerlock, which the Baka Survivor has named “Keichi Sasahara 2010” in honor of his “boss” who told him to “take him out.” Yoshida outpointed Satoshi Ishii who made his MMA debut at the event. Several other Japanese fighters are rumored for the game including Kazushi Sakuraba, Kazou Misaki, and Hideo Tokoro, but which will make the cut is still to be determined.

The entire announced roster includes:

Fedor Emelianenko
Randy Couture
Gegard Mousasi
Renato “Babalu” Sobral
Jay Hieron
Tim Sylvia
Benji Radach
Tim Kennedy
Jason “Mayhem” Miller
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal
Frank Shamrock
Cung Le
Scott Smith
Josh Thomson
Gilbert Melendez
Matt Lindland
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
Robbie Lawler
Nick Thompson
Hidehiko Yoshida
Shinya Aoki
Frank Shamrock

And in NPC roles:
Mauro Ranallo
Jimmy Lennon
“Big” John McCarthy

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