RIZIN Fighting Federation returns live from Japan in the early hours of Sunday morning featuring a highly-entertaining 13-fight card.
RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: 1st Round – Event Stream + Results
The main event will feature what should be a stellar grappling contest between savvy veteran Hideo Tokoro and jiu-jitsu ace Kron Gracie. In the co-main event, Japanese superstars Miyu Yamamoto and RENA will do battle in what will be the MMA debut for the 42-year-old Yamamoto.
Also on the card; the first round of RIZIN’s openweight tournament featuring Mirko Cro Cop, Kazuyuki Fujita, Baruto, Jiří Procházka, and Teodoras Aukštuolis. In separate non-tournament fights; Andy Souwer, Daron Cruickshank, Gabi Garcia, Charles Bennett, Kanako Murata and Asen Yamamoto, among others.
Check out the full results below!
MAIN CARD (EverSport – 2AM Sunday ET / 11PM Saturday PT)
- Kron Gracie def. Hideo Tokoro via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 9:44 of Round 1.
- Rena Kubota def. Miyuu Yamamoto via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 4:50 of Round 1.
- Mirko Cro Cop def. Hyun Man Myung via Submission (Arm Triangle) at 2:20 of Round 1. – [Tournament]
- Baruto Kaito def. Kazuyuki Fujita via Unanimous Decision. – [Tournament]
- Daron Cruickshank def. Andy Souwer via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:09 of Round 1.
- Asen Yamamoto def. Kizaemon Saiga via Split Decision.
- Jiří Procházka def. Mark Tanios via Unanimous Decision. – [Tournament]
- Valentin Moldavsky def. Karl Albrektsson via Unanimous Decision. – [Tournament]
- Amir Aliakbari def. João Almeida via TKO (Punches) at 2:25 of Round 1. – [Tournament]
- Szymon Bajor def. Teodoras Aukštuolis via Unanimous Decision. – [Tournament]
- Charles Bennett def. Minoru Kimura via TKO (Punches) at 0:07 of Round 1.
- Kanako Murata def. Kyra Batara via Unanimous Decision.
- Gabi Garcia def. Destanie Yarbrough via Submission (Americana) at 2:42 of Round 1.