Fights Around The World! Kawamura Returns
Ryo Kawamura and Seiya Kawahara will both look to get back on the winning track as they make their return at the June 7th Pancrase event where fellow teammate Satoru Kitaoka will fight for the first time since becoming SENGOKU Lightweight champion.
In other Pancrase news, SENGOKU training player Makishi is now the number 5th ranked Lightweight in Pancrase after fighting to a draw with number 1 rank Koji Oishi.
Eddie Alvarez and Jorge Masvidal won their Lightweight tournament quarterfinal fights at the first Bellator FC event on the 4th. Both will fight in the semifinals of the tournament on May 1st where SENGOKU’s Dave Herman also returns.
SENGOKU Lightweight GP participant Rodrigo Damm is set to make his return as he will face Gilbert Melendez at the Strikeforce event on Saturday. The fight has been confirmed as being for the Strikeforce Lightweight interim title.