DEEP announces Flyweight Grand Prix

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At today’s presser, DEEP has announced participants of the upcoming 16 – man FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. A draw determined the first-round matchups, which will take place at DEEP 109 IMPACT at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo on August 21, and DEEP TOKYO IMPACT 2022 5th ROUND at New Pier Hall, Tokyo on September 11. Interestingly enough, second-round pairings also will be determined by a draw. The winner will receive 3 million YEN prize money. 

DEEP Flyweight Grand Prix Announced

DEEP 109 IMPACT will feature the following tournament matchups: 

THE OUTSIDER 50-5 5kg class champion Hiroki Ito vs. Toru Hara, who is a  DEEP FKT 2019 Bantamweight Champion

Ryosuke Honda vs. Haruo Ochi, who is a former Deep Strawweight champion

Tomohiro Yasutaya vs. Toru Ogawa, a former Flyweight King of Pancrase 

Shibuya Kazuki vs. Byung Jae-eun 

The event will also feature a non-tournament matchup as Masakazu Imanari will take on Takahiro Ashida. Ryuichiro Sumimura will clash against Shingo Suzuki. Koichi Ishizuka will test himself against Seigo Yamamoto and in a heavyweight affair, Seiga will trade punches with Thomas. The rest of the matchups are as follow Yuki Takano vs. Ayumu Yamamoto, Hiroto Gomyo vs. Deo Lebana and Yutaka Hayashi vs. Masato Nakamura. 

The rest of the first-round matchups will take place at DEEP TOKYO IMPACT 2022 5th ROUND

Former Shooto World Flyweight Champion, Ryuya Fukuda vs. Hirohei Sugiyama

Yutaro Muramoto vs. Fuga, who is DEEP FKT 2021 Flyweight Champion

Takashi vs. Matsuba Takashi, who is an Initial GRAND Flyweight Champion and former GRACHAN Flyweight Champion 

Shimabukuro Power vs. TBA 


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