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5 Fighters Announced! Sandro & Hioki To SENGOKU GP

One Of The Major Players To SENGOKU. - GBRing.com

Hatsu Hioki Chose SENGOKU. - GBRing.com

Five fighters were announced for the SENGOKU Featherweight GP today. They are American Top Team’s undefeated WEC veteran Chris Manuel, Hatsu Hioki, Featherweight King Of Pancrase Marlon Sandro, undefeated KOTC veteran Nick Denis, and the talented Ronnie Ushikawa (Mann) from Team Trojan.

WVR PR Kokuho said that fighters from 7-8 nations will participate in the GP. There are already fighters from 5 different nations (USA, Japan, Canada, The UK, and Brazil) so expect Russia and South Korea to be two of the possible three other nations.

Update: Kokuho said that the plan in the beginning was 8 Japanese and 8 foreign fighters, but now it looks like the number of Japanese fighters might increase a little.

Date: March 20th, 2009
Place: National Yoyogi Stadium 2nd Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan

Light Heavyweight Fight:
King Mo vs. Ryo Kawamura

Featherweight GP Participants:
Marlon Sandro
Hatsu Hioki
Nick Denis
Ronnie Ushikawa
Chris Manuel

Possible Featherweight GP Participants:
Alexandre Franca Nogueira
Hiroyuki Takaya
Nam Phan

Possible Fights:
Roger Gracie vs. Jeff Monson

Possible Participants:
Pawel Nastula

  1. sprewell
    January 28, 2009 at 1:22 pm

    I hope Hioki and Sandro hook up in the finals. Epic fight there.

  2. Anonymous
    January 29, 2009 at 2:28 am

    I would watch some of their fights if mmalinker still worked. Any idea when the site will be back?

  1. January 29, 2009 at 9:37 am

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