James Nakashima, One Championship Middleweight was an Underrated Signing for One Championship as before signing with One Championship was the LFA Welterweight Champion.
He won his first nine bouts, and capped his run by capturing and defending the Legacy Fighting Alliance Welterweight Title – one of the most respected developmental organizations in America.
Once he had done that, the MMA Lab representative knew it was time to step up to the global stage.
“Legacy [Fighting Alliance] did everything they could do for me. I fought all the top prospects, and then got the belt and defended the belt, so it was just time to move on. I’m excited for the next chapter,” he says.https://www.onefc.com/articles/how-james-nakashima-went-from-a-small-town-to-the-big-time/
- 11-0 record
- 30 years old
- #71 Middleweight in the world
- LFA Welterweight Champion
Former UFC Japanese contender and now recent ONE Championship athlete Yushin Okami (35-13-0) will face the streaking American James Nakashima (11-0-0) in a welterweight contest at Manila’s ONE: Dawn of Heroes in August https://www.mmacrossfire.com/2019/06/27/yushin-okami-returns-against-undefeated-james-nakashima-at-one-dawn-of-heroes/
James Nakashima with a win over Yushin Okami will definitely move him up in the One Championship Middleweight Rankings.
Watch out for James Nakashima, Perfect MMA Promotion is One Championship. The climb to the One Championship Middleweight Title is a lot easier since fighting for UFC.