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RISE World Series 2019: 1st Round – Results

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RISE World Series 2019: 1st Round – Results

What a card RISE put together for this one!

Tonight, live from the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan, the organization launches RISE World Series 2019 with their 1st Round match-ups.

Over the course of 2019, RISE will complete tournaments at both 61kg and 58kg, and the eight quarter-final match-ups take place here tonight. Along with this, there will, of course, be some regular kickboxing superfights, as well as a tournament reserve bout.

The show will be headlined by Japanese phenom Tenshin Nasukawa as he takes on Federico Roma in one of four 58kg tournament quarter-final bouts. Also in that tournament field; Shiro, Vladyslav Mykytas, Rungkit Wor.Sanprapai, Fred Cordeiro, Suakim PK Saenchaimuaythaigym, and Thalisson Gomes Ferreira.

The 61kg tournament field is headlined by Taiga as he takes on Seksan Orkwanmuang. Also in this tournament field; Chanhyeong Lee, Yuki, Genji Umeno, Lu Jun, Taiju Shiratori, and Hector Santiago.

A 61kg tournament reserve bout between former RISE tournament winner Kento Haraguchi and Miguel Martinez will also take place. The Japanese fighter, Haraguchi, fought Taiga to a draw at RIZIN 13. The show will be available to watch on Fite TV with English commentary.

Check out the full RISE World Series 2019: 1st Round card below, this will be updated with results.

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Federico Roma via KO (Handplant Headkick) in Round 3
Chanhyeong Lee def. Yuki via Unanimous Decision
Seksan Orkwanmuang def. Taiga via Split Decision
Genji Umeno def. Lu Jun via Unanimous Decision
Shiro def. Vladyslav Mykytas via TKO (Leg Kicks) in Round 3
Taiju Shiratori def. Hector Santiago via Ex. Round Unanimous Decision
Rungkit def. Fred Cordeiro via Unanimous Decision
Suakim def. Thalisson Gomes via KO (Body Kick) in Round 3 
Tapruwan Hadesworkout def. BlackPanther Beynoah via KO (Punch) in Round 1
Masahiko Suzuki def. Deok Jae Yoon via TKO (Punches) in Round 1
Kento Haraguchi def. Miguel Martinez via KO (Body Kick) in Round 1
Tatsuki Shinotsuka def. Ruki via TKO (Strikes) in Round 1

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