PANCRASE 256: Legend FC Champ Kawanago returns, Kondo vs Kazz, Ito vs Hara

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Pancrase 256 will be the first card of the new year on February 2, 2014. Announced for the event has been Yusuke Kawanago, Legend FC Featherweight Champ, versus Hulk Oshiro.

Kawanago (13-3-1) earned the Legend FC strap with a win over Rob Listita, who just became the first man to finish Lion Takeshi, which took place at Rebel FC 1. He also has a win over Legend FC Bantamweight Champ Ji Xian, one of China’s top fighters. In returning to Pancrase, Kawanago faces Oshiro (3-1-1) who was the undefeated 2013 NeoBlood Tournament winner. Oshiro just took top ranker Guy Delumeau a full three rounds and dropped the contest by a narrow split decision.

Yuki Kondo back in action against Toshikazu Suzuki, and Takafumi Ito taking on Akihito Hara.

PANCRASE 256
February 2, 2014
Tokyo, Japan

Yuki Kondo (55 – 28 – 9) 近藤有己 (パンクラスism) ランキング5位
Toshikazu ‘Kazz’ Suzuki (7 – 0 – 1) 鈴木”PJ”敏和

Yusuke Kawanago (13-3-1) 川那子祐輔(秋本道場jungle junction/Legend FC王者)
Hiroyuki (3-1-1) Hulk Oshiro ハルク大城(ボスジム/2013年ネオブラッドトーナメント同級優勝)

Takafumi Ito (37 – 33 – 13) 伊藤崇文 (36-33-13) (パンクラスism) 9th ranked
Akihito Hara (9 – 15 – 2) NeoBlood Winner

Chiaki Wakana (5 – 4 – 1) 若菜千明 (RANGER品川GYM)
Ryo Iseki (3 – 5 – 2) 井関 遼 (GRABAKA)

Juntaro Ami (7-5-1) 網 潤太郎 (AKZA/2010年NBT同級優勝)
小林 裕 (U-FILE CAMP)

Yasutaka Koga (8-1-1) 古賀 靖隆(Lotus/2位)
Tatsuya So (13-8-1) 曹 竜也(闘心/5位)

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Andy Main (7-1) アンディ・メイン(チーム ナム・ファン/5位)
Akira Okada (7-3-2) アキラ (久我山ラスカルジム/10位)

Hiroki Aoki “AB” (駿河/9位)
Keigo ‘Chris Man’ Hirayama (17 – 13 – 7) クリスMAN (Paraestra Hachioji))

Genpei Hayashi (2-2) 林 源平(HEAT)
Hiroshi Hayashi (4 – 0 – 0) 林完/初参戦 (Honey trap)