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:
Renato “Babalu” Sobral
Jason “Mayhem” Miller
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
And in NPC roles:
“Big” John McCarthy