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Rizin Fighting Federation Day 1 and Day 2 Results



A two day spectacle was upon the Japanese fight fans as Rizin Fighting Federation went down over the past couple of days from the Saitama Super Arena.

The featured bout of day two was Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh. Also on the card was a heavyweight tournament which featured, “King Mo” Lawal, Jiri Prochazka, Teodoras Aukstuolis and Vadim Nemkov.

The main event on day one was a bout between Shinya Aoki and the legend Kazushi Sakuraba.

Check out results from both days below.


Muhammad Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka HW GP Final via KO (punch) at 5:09 of Round One
Fedor Emelianenko def. Jaideep Singh via submission (punches) at 3:02 of Round One
Kron Gracie def. Asen Yamamoto via submission (triangle choke) at 4:58 of Round One
Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima via TKO (punches) at 5:28 of Round One
Kaido Hoovelson def. Peter Aerts via unanimous decision
Bob Sapp def. Chad Rowan via technical decision
Gabi Garcia def. Seini Draughn via TKO (backfist and punches) at 2:36 of Round One
TAKERU def. Yang Ming via TKO (punches) at 3:00 of Round Two
Soo Chul Kim def. Maike Linhares via unanimous decision
Brennan Ward def. Ken Hasegawa via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:52 of Round Two
Jiri Prochazka def. Vadim Nemkov HW GP Semi-Final via TKO (exhaustion) at 10:00 of Round One
Muhammad Lawal def. Teodoras Aukstuolis HW GP Semi-Final via unanimous decision
Rena Kubota def. Jleana Valentino via submission (flying armbar) at 3:31 of Round Two


Shinya Aoki def. Kazushi Sakuraba via TKO (corner stoppage) at 5:55 of Round 1
Jiri Prochazka def Satoshi Ishii HW GP opening round via TKO (strikes) at 1:36 of Round 1
Vadim Nemkov def. Goran Reljic HW GP opening round via TKO (punches) at 2:55 of Round 1
Teodoras Aukstuolis def. Bruno Cappelozza HW GP opening round via KO (punch) at 3:35 of Round 1
Muhammed Lawal def. Brett McDermott HW GP opening round via KO (punches) at 9:08 of Round 1
Valentin Moldavsky def. Yuta Uchida HW GP alternate fight via Submission (RNC) at 2:20 of Round 1
Hiroyuki Takaya def. Daiki Taiki Hata via Unanimous Decision
Hideo Tokoro def. Kizaemon Saiga via Submission (armbar) at 5:15 of Round 1
Anatoliy Tokov def A.J. Matthews via KO (punches) at 0:55 of Round 1
Hinata Watanabe def. Kazuyuki Miyata (kickboxing match) via TKO (3 knockdowns) at 2:44 of Round 1
Kawabe Hiroya def. Akiyo Nishiura kickboxing match) via KO (punch) at 1:19 of Round 3
Felipe Efrain def. Yuki Motoya via TKO (punches) at 4:42 of Round 1
Kirill Sidelnikov def. Carlos Toyota via TKO (punches) at 2:22 of Round 1
Tsuyoshi Kosaka def. James Thompson via TKO (punches) at 1:58 of Round 2

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