Monday, 10 August 2009
Tomorrow FEG is holding their World 16 Qualifying GP in Yoyogi 2nd Gymnasium. There are some very interesting names in the tournament.
The main event will, of course, be the tournament final. But before that Peter Aerts will take on Japans former boxing champion Yosuke Nishijima. Nishijima has tried his hands at MMA and now K-1 after putting away his boxing gloves, I would be surprised if he won this, but it will be an entertaining fight.
There has been a change in the tournament reserve fight, British John Love is replacing Alex Roberts, and Heat veteran Prince Ali is taking on another Heat veteran in Yuki Nimura. It really shows that the Heat organisation is bringing out some great talent, and I have been impressed by both these fighters in the past. It should be a good reserve fight.
Main-Event - Final 16 Qualifying GP:
13. Winner SF1 vs. Winner SF2
12. Super-Fight: Peter Aerts vs. Yosuke Nishijima
11. Super-Fight: Keijiro Maeda vs. Jan Soukup
Final 16 Qualifying GP - Semi-Finals:
10. SF2: Winner of QF3 vs. Winner of QF4
9. SF1: Winner of QF2 vs. Winner of QF1
Final 16 Qualifying GP - Quarter-Finals:
8. Rico Verhoeven vs. Brice Guidon
7. Sergeii Lashchenko vs. Sebastian Ciobau
6. Daniel Ghita vs. John Love
5. Melvin Manhoef vs. Ramazan Ramazanov
4. Reserve: Yuki Nimura vs. Prince Ali
3. Riso Watanabe vs. Nobuhiro Ko
2. Kengo Shimizu vs. Shinkyu Kawano
1. Kazuo Doi vs. Katsuharu Ebisawa