Debut Date Set! Shigeki Osawa Enters The Battle
Shigeki Osawa will fight on the same night as fellow SENGOKU Training Player Maximo Blanco as he makes his MMA debut at the April 5th Pancrase event. Osawa was announced as a SENGOKU Training Player at the same time as Blanco was and is also a great Amateur Wrestler.
When Osawa was announced as a SENGOKU Training Player last year he had just returned home from the 8th World University Wrestling Championship in Greece where he won gold in the 60 kg division. He also won the All-Japan Freestyle Wrestling Championship 60 kg division in 2007.
Osawa has been training MMA full-time at the Yoshida Dojo since October of last year. He has been practicing together with Michihiro Omigawa. His debut opponent will be Hideo Matsui, who is also looking for his first MMA victory.