FieLDS K-1 World Max 2010 Japan Tournament results

SAITAMA, Japan – On Saturday, March 27, the FieLDS K-1 World Max 2010 – 70kg (154 lbs.) Japan Tournament took place at the Saitama Super Arena. HDNet will air the event next Friday, April 2, at 11:30pm ET. Yuichiro “Jienotsu” Nagashima stopped three straight opponents in one night to become the K-1 World Max Japan70kg … Read more

Kid Yamamoto vs. Jae Hee Cheon at K-1 World Max 2009

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto took on South Korean Muay Thai fighter Jae Hee Cheon at Monday’s K-1 World Max 2009 Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Kid has long been considered one of the top sub-155 pounders in the world. However, he lost his last MMA bout via split decision and now he gets brutally dropped in this … Read more

Taishin Kohiruimaki wins K-1 WORLD MAX 2009 JAPAN Tournament – complete results

K-1 Champion Taishin Kohiruimaki with a vicious headkick
K-1 Champion Taishin Kohiruimaki with a vicious headkick

Over ten thousand people were in attendance for the FieLDS K-1 WORLD MAX 2009 Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on Monday February 23, 2009. Winning three bouts in one night, Taishin Kohiruimaki won the tournament at Yoyogi Olympic Stadium. It was the veteran kickboxer’s third World Max Japan Championship, having also taken the crown in 2004 and 2005.

The 31 year-old Aomori-born kickboxer was the oldest fighter in the tournament. Having won just twice in his last seven World Max bouts, few people figured on Kohiruimaki coming out on top in the eight-man elimination tournament. Here are the complete results:

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