RIZIN Combating Federation’s upcoming schedule has undergone a slight change.
RIZIN 46 and 47 had been beforehand introduced for March 23 and Could 6, respectively, to happen in Japanese cities Kobe and Tokyo. Nevertheless, the corporate has not solely modified the occasions’ names, but in addition their dates — RIZIN 46 will now be labelled RIZIN Landmark 9, and the next present will now go by the identify RIZIN 46 on April 29.
Featherweight champion Chihiro Suzuki was already booked to defend his belt versus veteran Masanori Kanehara in Could, and can now compete per week earlier on the April occasion. The March occasion will characteristic the return of 155-pound champion Roberto Satoshi reverse Keita Nakamura, nonetheless the belt won’t be at stake.
Satoshi misplaced his most up-to-date bout in July 2023, changing A.J. McKee on days’ discover towards Patricky Pitbull as a part of the Bellator light-weight grand prix. Satoshi has not defended his title since April 2022, when he tapped Johnny Case with an armbar in lower than 4 minutes. The Brazilian has gone 1-2 since. Nakamura, a longtime UFC veteran, re-entered a hoop to beat Kiichi Kunimoto in April 2023 in his first match in practically three years.
Verify the up to date RIZIN Landmark 9 card beneath.
- Roberto Satoshi Souza vs. Okay-Taro Nakamura
- Naoki Inoue vs. Shoko Sato
- Rena Kubota vs. Yu Ri Shim
- Koji Takeda vs. Kyohei Hagiwara
- Igor Tanabe vs. Strasser Kiichi
- Yuya Shibata vs. Erson Yamamoto
- Yuta Kubo vs. Ryogo Takahashi
- Kintaro vs. Daiki Lightyear
- Takakenshin vs. Cody Jerabek
- Yusaku Nakamura vs. Arman Ashimov
- Ryo Takagi vs. Taisei Nishitani
- Yuya vs. Masaya Jaki — kickboxing
- Aoi Noda vs. Yuto Uemura — kickboxing
- Shun Matsuyama vs. Shin Sakurai — kickboxing
- Daichi Akahira vs. Yuki Yoshioka — kickboxing