“Sengoku: Eighth Battle” results

Hatsu Hioki advances in Sengoku Featherweight Grand Prix
Hatsu Hioki advances in Sengoku Featherweight Grand Prix

World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Eighth Battle” took place at Yoyogi National Stadium Second Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on May 2, 2009.

Sengoku’s Featherweight Grand Prix quarterfinals were held with Hatsu Hioki, Michihiro Omigawa, Masanori Kanehara, and Marlon Sandro all advancing to the semi-finals.

In one of the many non-tournament bouts of the night, Akihiko Mori defeated Maximo Blanco after Blanco was disqualified for knocking out Mori with a soccer kick at 4:20 into the first round.

Sengoku: Eighth Battle

Shigeki Osawa def. Kota Ishibashi via UD (20-18, 20-19, 20-19)
Hirotoshi Saite def. Yoshitaka Abe via sub (arm bar) Rd 1, 2:52
Kazunori Yokota def. Leonardo Santos via SD (30-28, 30-29, 29-28)
Alexandre “Xande” Ribeiro def. Keiichiro Yamamiya via KO (punches) Rd 3, 2:20
Makoto Takimoto def. Michael Costa via sub (heel hook) Rd 1, 3:31
Stanislav Nedkov def. Travis Wiuff via TKO (punches) Rd 3, 0:42
Akihiko Mori def. Maximo Blanco via DQ (soccer kick) Rd 1, 4:20
Shigeki Osawa def. Kota Ishibashi via UD (20-18, 20-19, 20-19)
Hirotoshi Saite def. Yoshitaka Abe via sub (arm bar) Rd 1, 2:52
Featherweight Grand Prix quarterfinals
Hatsu Hioki def. Ronnie Mann via submission (triangle choke) Rd 1, 3:09
Michihiro Omigawa def. Nam Phan via TKO (punches) Rd 1, 4:52
Masanori Kanehara def. Chan Sung Jung via UD (30-29, 30-29, 29-28)
Marlon Sandro def. Nick Denis via knockout (punches) Rd 1, 0:19

Kanehara Masanori advances
Masanori Kanehara advances

Marlon Sandro advances
Marlon Sandro advances
Michihiro Omigawa
Michihiro Omigawa advances