World Victory Road’s SENGOKU 7 airs live on HDNet Friday March 20

World Victory Road’s SENGOKU: SEVENTH BATTLE will take place this Friday, March 20, 2009 at the Yoyogi National Stadium, Second Gymnasium, in Tokyo, Japan. U.S. MMA fans can watch the event LIVE on HDNet beginning at 3:00AM ET/12:00AM PT this Friday. Join us right here at PRO MMA (promma.info) early Friday morning as we will be featuring live round by round coverage of the event.

SENGOKU 7 features the opening round of its Featherweight Grand Prix. There are eight fights with sixteen fighters participating in the tournament. L.C. Davis, Hideki Kadowaki, and Nam Phan are just a few of the featherweights who will be competing. Also featured on the card are two non-tournament bouts with rising prospect “King” Mo Lawal taking on Ryo Kawamura and James “The Colossus” Thompson vs “Big” Jim York. Here is the complete line-up:

Featherweight GP Opening Round Bouts
Hatsu Hioki (17-3-2) vs. Chris Manuel (6-0-2)

Nam Phan (14-5) vs. FW Hideki Kadowaki (13-8-2)

Marlon Sandro (12-0) vs. Matt Jaggers (9-4)

Michihiro Omigawa (4-7-1) vs. L.C. Davis (13-1)

Shintaro Ishiwatari (6-1-3) vs. Chan Sung Jung (2-0)

Masanori Kanehara (11-5-5) vs. FW Jong Man Kim (3-5-3)

Seiya Kawahara (6-1) vs. Nick Denis (6-0)

Tetsuya Yamada (3-0) vs. Ronnie Mann (16-1-1)

Plus:
“King” Mo Lawal (3-0) vs. Ryo Kawamura (9-3-2)

James Thompson (14-9) vs. “Big” Jim York (9-2)