DEEP Cage Impact 2014 results, Mizuguchi’s bloody retirement, Yuya Shirai earns title shot

 

DEEP Cage Impact, Megaton Mizuguchi retires
DEEP Cage Impact, Megaton Mizuguchi retires

DEEP Cage Impact takes place on July 21, 2014 at the Ota City Gymnasium in Tokyo. Here are the results from the event, including the Welterweight title challenger match between Yuya Shirai and Yuki Okano, plus Seigo Mizugushi’s retirement match against Kazuhiro Nakamura.

 

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DEEP Cage Impact 2014
July 21, 2014
Ota City Gymnasium
Tokyo, Japan

At today’s DEEP Cage Impact. Yuya Shirai put himself back in Welterweight title contention with a split division win over Yuki Okano.

Megaton Seigo Mizuguchi retired after a thorough drubbing by Middleweight Champ Kazuhiro Nakamura, who then announced he would be retiring on his final fight on December 21st. Nakanishi announced a drop to middleweight and asked to be Kaz’ challenger, but boss Shigeru Saeki did not confirm the bout.

#13 – Mr Megaton’s Retirement Match
Kazuhiro Nakamura (20-12) 中村和裕(チームカズ)
Seigo Mizuguchi (13-15) 誠悟(TEAM東京CLUTCH)

The Megaton ends his career on a smashing note, however it was a song played on his own head by Kaz. The second round became a bloodbath as the ref did not jump in until the towel was thrown by Mizuguchi’s corner.

Kazuhiro Nakamura defeats Seigo Mizuguchi by KO, rd 2

#12 – DEEP Welterweight Championship Next Challenger
Yuya Shirai (23-13-2) 白井祐矢(TRIBE TOKYO M.M.A)
Yuki Okano (8-5-1) 岡野裕城(マッハ道場)

After standing tow to toe for two rounds in a war of striking, Shirai narrowly edged out Okano in the third round with counters and successful takedown. Okano made his efforts known with lots of low blows and a few thumbs for good measure.

Yuya Shirai defeats Yuki Okano by Split Decision, 2:1

#11 – Light Heavyweight
Shunsuke Inoue (14-8-2) 井上俊介(フリー)
Chang Ryul Ahn (0-0) 안창률 アン・チャンリュル(CMA KOREA/釜山スパルタ・ジム)

Inoue opens with punches, Ahn returns kicks, including a low blow. Inoue gets a takedown that slams Ahn and dislocates something.

Shunsuke Inoue defeats Chang Ryul Ahn by TKO, rd 1, 1:40

#10 – Bantamweight
Koichi Ishizuka (7-1-1) 石司晃一 (Brightness)
Hiroyuki Kobayashi (6-5-2) 小林博幸(T-BLOOD)

Ishizuka looks to take Kobayashi down, but he defends, eats knees in the clinch. More takedown attempts from Ishizuka and he throws elbows to set them up. In the second, Kobayashi tries for a takedown, but Ishizuka reverses it, takes his back, and taps him.

Koichi Ishizuka defeats Koichi Ishizuka by Submission, RNC, rd 2, 1:33

#9 – Flyweight
Masato Kobayashi (7-5-1) 小林聖人(総合格闘技津田沼道場)
Naoyuki Kato (10-6-2) 加藤直之(SPLASH)

Kobayashi started the first round striking while Kato shot for takedowns. But then Kato reversed the strategy with a huge barrage of punches while smiling. Kobayashi clinched and returned with dirty boxing. Kobayashi opened the second with more striking and this time Kato engaged back with the same. Kato punished Kobayashi with combos, and when it looked like Kobayashi was coming back, Kato countered with a left hook that floored him

Naoyuki Kato defeats Masato Kobayashi by KO, rd 2, 3:51

#8 – Featherweight
Toshinori Tsunemura (7-3-3) 恒村俊範(GRABAKA)
Ken Saotome (7-4-3) 五月女健(R-BLOOD)

Saotome with great takedowns but Tsunemura always gets back up. Saotome was able to take back position for some ground and pound in the second so one judge gave it to him, but the others ruled for a draw.

DRAW

#7 – Grappling rules
Masked Cocoichi マスクドCoCo壱(総合格闘技道場DOBUITA)
Shimamoto 嶋本宗薫(俺の空)

DRAW

#6 – Featherweight
Ryosuke Komori (5-4) 小森亮介(D+)
Yuki ‘Aurora’ Ohara (2-2) オーロラ☆ユーキ(KIBAマーシャルアーツクラブ)

Yuki ‘Aurora’ Ohara defeats Ryosuke Komori by KO, rd 1, 3:30

#5 – Flyweight
Hayato Suzuki (7-2) 鈴木隼人(BRAVE
Yasutaka Ishigami (4-2-4) 石神保貴(和術慧舟會東京道場)

Yasutaka Ishigami defeats Hayato Suzuki by UD

#4 – Lightweight
Takahiro Kawanaka (6-3) 川中孝浩(BRAVE)
Kiyonobu Nishikata (7-6) 西方清信(KOコンバット)

Kiyonobu Nishikata defeats Takahiro Kawanaka by KO, rd 1, :59

#3 – Welterweight
Yoshihiko Shinzato (0-1-1) 新里佳彦(総合格闘技道場MAKUGAN)
Tsunayoshi Shomura (3-1) おやき(和術慧舟會HEARTS)

Yoshihiko Shinzato defeats Tsunayoshi Shomura by KO, rd 2

#2 – Featherweight
Takeshi Ogane (6-5-2) 大金剛(R―BLOOD)
Naoki ‘Retsumi Ichikiba’ Shimamura (1-1) 島村”烈魅一牙”直希(PUREBRED大宮)

DRAW

#1 – Featherweight
Hiroto Uesako (8-4) 上迫博仁(チーム クラウド)
Mitsuhiro Okada (6-5-2) 岡田充広(CB IMPACT)

Hiroto Uesako defeats Hiroto Uesako by TKO, rd 1, 5:00

Opening fights:

#2 – Flyweight
Isamu Odagiri (3-1) 小田切勇(和術慧舟會東京道場)
Takuya Maruoka (0-2) 丸岡拓也(INFIGHT JAPAN)

Maruoka attempted a stand up game, but Odagiri’s continuous takedowns and final ground and pound sealed him the score.

Isamu Odagiri defeats Takuya Maruoka by UD

#1 – Featherweight
Sho Kogane (5-2) 小金翔(CORE)
Ryosuke Nakai (1-2-1) 中井亮介(TEAM CLUTCH)

Kogane’s successful takedowns led to back takes throughout the first and into the second, where he was finally able to sink the choke.

Sho Kogane defeats Ryosuke Nakai by Sub, RNC, rd 2, 1:51