RIZIN 24: Tenshin vs Kouzi Results
Seven weeks on from RIZIN 22 and 23, the promotion returned on Sunday with RIZIN 24 at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. The eleven fight card featured eight MMA bouts and three kickboxing contests. The main event saw the 22 year old Japanese superstar Tenshin Nasukawa, put on another masterclass, defeating Koji ‘Kouzi’ Tanaka via unanimous decision.
In the RIZIN 24 co-main event, the promotion’s bantamweight champion Kai Asakura, needed only 37 seconds to TKO Shoji Maruyama in the non-title fight. Elsewhere on the card, Koji Takeda earned a split decision win over Yuki Kawana, and Rena Kubota scored a unanimous decision win over Emi Tomimatsu.
Official RIZIN 24 Results:
Kickboxing: Tenshin Nasukawa defeats Koji ‘Kouzi’ Tanaka via unanimous decision
Kai Asakura defeats Shoji Maruyama via first round TKO (0:37)
Koji Takeda defeats Yuki Kawana via split decision
Takasuke Kume defeats Satoru Kitaoka via split decision
Kickboxing: Taishi Hiratsuka defeats Yuki Kitagawa via second round KO (0:27)
Kenta Takizawa defeats Yuto Hokamura via split decision
Rena Kubota defeats Emi Tomimatsu via unanimous decision
Kyohei Hagiwara defeats Takahiro Ashida via first round triangle kimura submission (4:25)
Sudario Tsuyoshi defeats Dylan James via first round TKO – doctor’s stoppage (5:00)
Kickboxing: Mutsuki Ebata defeats Rasta via unanimous decision
Juri Ohara defeats Yusuke Yachi via split decision
RIZIN FF are yet to confirm details of their next event.