A Japanese wrestling stud and SRC veteran is set to travel across the pacific to fight in Canada.
“Sengoku Raiden Championship 13” featured the start of Sengoku’s welterweight tournament to crown a new champion. Advancing in the welterweight tournament was Takuya Wada with a split decision win over Jae Sun Lee and Keita Nakamura with a second round TKO over Omar de la Cruz.
On Tuesday, World Victory Road announced opponents for both Shigeki Osawa and Ikuo Usuda. Osawa will take on Shooto veteran Katsuya Toida, while Usuda will take on South Korea’s Kyung Ho Kang at SRC 13. The card will take place June 20 at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.
If you don’t have some type of super satellite with a few thousand channels or were not able to make it to Asia to watch “Sengoku Raiden Championships 12” which took place March 7, 2010, at Ryogoku Kokugikan, in Tokyo, Japan, never fear – we got you covered. The following fight videos are from the … Read more
HDNet will broadcast “Sengoku: Eighth Battle” live from Japan at 3:00 AM ET/12:00 AM PT this Saturday morning, May 2nd. The card contains the quarterfinals of their Featherweight Grand Prix, as well as several interesting non-tournament bouts. As always PRO MMA (promma.info) has a full preview for you.
Hatsu Hioki (18-3-2) vs. Ronnie Mann (16-1-1)
The promotion’s poster boy, Hatsu Hioki did his part in the first round of the tournament, by knocking off American Top Team’s Chris Manuel. Unlike in the past, Hioki stuck with his ground game and was able to finish the fight with little trouble. Hioki has the skills to beat anyone in the world, like Jeff Curran, Hideki Kadowaki, and Mark Hominick if he fights with a proper game plan. At the same time, without one, he can find himself on the losing end of a fight against a lower level fight, like say Jong Man Kim.