Wednesday, 23 September 2009
Some very good fights in Korakuen Hall yesterday. 2 Pacific Rim title fights, and both champions defended their title.
It also looks like the Australians are ready to make an impression in the Shooto world, with both fighters having impressive wins.
Welterweight Shooto Pacific Champion Title Fight:
Yusuke Endo (Champion) def. Kotetsu Boku by rear-naked choke Round 1 3:18
Middleweight Shooto Pacific Champion Title Fight:
Xavier Lucas (Champion) Def. Akihiro Yamazaki by Decision 3-0
Bantam: Yasuhiro Urushitani Def. Ryuichi Miki by Decision 3-0
Bantam: Yuki Shojo Def. Junya Kudo by Decision 2-0
Feather: Tetsu Suzuki Def. Teriyuki Matsumoto by Guillotine Choke Round 1 3:31
Light: Gustavo Falciroli Def. Daisuke Ishizawa by arm Triangle Round 1 4:55
Feather: Fumihiro Kitahara Def. Masatoshi Abe by Decision 3-0
Light: Yusuke Yachi Def. Atsushi Kobayashi by KO Round 1 1:21
Bantam: Nozomi Otsuka Def. Yasutaka Ishigami by Decision 3-0