Event:SARABA (Farewell) Fiesta.
Place:Saitama Super Arena
The event started with musics…“Guerrilla Radio ,the Theme of Yarennoka!” ~ “ Theme of DREAM” ~ ”Theme of PRIDE (DAN DAN DA DA DAN!)”.
Mr.TAKADA Vice President of “PRIDE” played the very big Japanese drum in the center of the ring at starting the event.
Soccer Kicks are allowed.
Lenne Hardt-san’s introduction of fighters.
Blue Fight Gloves.
Kazushi Sakuraba VS Shinya Aoki as Main event.
…and many good fights. (13 of 14 fights were with KO and TKO!)
They were very very special enough to FILL to “PRIDE-LOSS” has been 9 years in PRIDE-fans heart.
A BIG and STRONG PERIOD for Japanese MMA scene was drawn by RIZIN FF today. On 29th Dec 2015.
For RIZIN Tournament.
King Mo(from Bellator/USA),
Jiri Prochazka(from GCF/Czech) ,
Vadim Nemkov(from Alexander Nevsky/RUSSIA) and
Teodoras Aukstuolis(from BUSHIDO/Lithuania) advanced to the next round.
Baruto‘s opponent changed from Jerome Le Banner to Peter Aerts.
<Fight Results – RED CORNER/BLUE CORNER>
Main Event (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Kazushi Sakuraba VS Shinya Aoki
*Aoki won by TKO at 1R 5’56”.
13th Fight (as RIZIN Tournament /1st Round 10min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Satoshi Ishii VS Jiri Prochazka
*Prochazka won by KO at 1R 1’36”.
12th Fight (as RIZIN Tournament 1st Round /10min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Goran Reljic VS Vadim Nemkov
*Nemkov won byTKO at 1R 2’58”.
11th Fight (as RIZIN Tournament 1st Round /10min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Teodoras Aukstuolis VS Bruno Cappelozza
*Aukstuolis won by KO at 1R 3’32”.
10th Fight (as RIZIN Tournament 1st Round /10min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
King Mo VS Brett McDermott
*King Mo won by KO at 1R 9’9”.
9th Fight (as RIZIN Tournament 1st Round-Reserve Fight /10min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Yuta Uchida VS Valentin Moldavsky
*Moldavsky won by RNC at 1R 2’20”.
8th Fight (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Hiroyuki Takaya VS DJ.Taiki
*Takaya won by Decision 3-0.
7th Fight (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Hideo Tokoro VS Kizaemon Saiga
*Tokoro won by Arm-bar at 1R 5’16”.
6th Fight (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
A.J.Matthews VS Anatoly Tokov
*Tokov won by KO at 1R 0’55”.
5th Fight (Special One Match – under RIZIN MIX Rule /3min with Kick-Rule-3min with MMA-Rule)
Kazuyuki Miyata VS Hinata
*Hinata won by TKO at 1R 2’14”.
4th Fight (Special One Match – under Official K-1 Rule)
HIROYA VS Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura
*HIROYA won by KO at 3R 1’20”.
3rd Fight (Special One Match/10min-5min-5min/ Elbow Attacking allowed)
Yuki Motoya VS Felipe Efrain
*No contest at 1R 5’46”. (Felipe KOed Motoya. But he overweighted by 2kg)
2nd Fight (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/No Elbow Attacking)
Carlos Toyota VS Kirill Sidelnikov
*Sidelnikov won by TKO at 1R 2’23”.
1st Fight (Special One Match /10min-5min-5min/ Elbow Attacking allowed)
Tsuyoshi Kosaka VS James Thompson
*Kosaka won by TKO at 2R 1’58”. (Referee Stop)