Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: Shinya Aoki On His First Victory in America

Top Japanese lightweight Shinya Aoki finally shucked the memories of a disappointing American debut from his shoulders on Saturday night. In his second appearance on U.S. soild, Aoki put on a masterful display against Strikeforce mainstay Lyle Beerbohm.

Utilizing the grapplaing prowess that has made him popular across the world, Aoki submitted Beerbohm with a crushing neck crank in the first two minutes of their fight.

Clearly emotional after the victory, Aoki was a little more relaxed, smiling and joking with reporters as he fielded questions at the post-fight press conference…