Scheduled to go down tonight, RIZIN 11 has taken a last-minute hit. Rin Nakai is out of her bout against Shizuka Sugiyama due to acute nephritis.
The news was confirmed during the weigh-ins.
Rin Nakai out of tonight’s RIZIN 11 bout against Sugiyama, kickboxing addition joins line-up
Acute nephritis is, essentially, inflamed kidneys. And kidney problems are nothing to sneeze at. So, despite this being a bit of a hit to the card, we wish Rin Nakai a speedy recovery!
Because of the last-minute bout removal, a kickboxing bout has been added to the card to keep it at a solid ten fights.
— シュートボクシング協会 (@SHOOT_BOXING) July 28, 2018
Shoot Boxing star, and Japan Super Lightweight Champion, Kaito Ono will take on REBELS veteran Yoshiya “Uza Strong” Uzatsuyo at 70kg.
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