SENGOKU Fighters Meet In Pancrase! Kawahara’s Opponent Set
Ryo Kawamura’s and Seiya Kawahara’s opponents for the Pancrase event on June 2nd have been announced. Kawamura’s opponent is a fellow SENGOKU fighter in Yukiya Naito. Both of them lost to King Mo in their last fights. Since then, Naito placed second in the ADCC Asia qualifiers (losing to Kazuhiro Nakamura in the final).
Seiya Kawahara will move back down to the Bantamweight division to take on Tatsuya So, who is on a two-fight winning streak. Also on the card, as previously announced, Satoru Kitaoka will face Yukio Sakaguchi in a Lightweight fight.
A change has been made to the Shooto 20th Anniversary event. Megumi Fujii’s Korean opponent has been injured. She will be replaced by another Korean in Choi Em Bun(?) who has a background in Muay Thai.
Shooto Tradition: Road To 20th Anniversary Final
Date: May 10th, 2009
Place: Tokyo JCB Hall in Tokyo, Japan
Shooto Lightweight Title Fight:
Lion Takeshi vs. Rumina Sato
Takanori Gomi vs. Takashi Nakakura
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Mizuto Hirota
Koutetsu Boku vs. Yutaka Ueda
Kenichiro Togashi vs. Tetsuji Kato
Yusuke Endo vs. Willamy Chiquerim
Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura vs. Takumi Ota
Yun Jong Jae vs. Takesuke Kume
Megumi Fujii vs. Choi Em Bun(?)