The greatest Japanese kickboxing occasion in more than 10 years will happen on Sunday, Jun. 19, from the Tokyo Dome. THE MATCH 2022 elements a co-advancement among the best kickboxing advancements on the planet, K-1 Japan and RISE, with extra assistance from RIZIN FF advertiser Nobuyuki Sakakibara. The occasion worked out as expected between the long-term rival advertisers to have the most advertised battle in Japanese kickboxing history between two of the best kickboxers on the planet, Japan’s own Tenshin Nasukawa and Takeru Segawa.
The title session sees the last kickboxing episode of quite possibly of the best possibility in Japanese battles sports history this previous 100 years, Tenshin Nasukawa. He risks his undefeated 43-0 kickboxing record against K-1’s just three-division champion and individual enduring pound-for-pound perfect, Takeru. The double cross safeguarding K-1 super featherweight champion is riding a 35-battle series of wins, remembering his latest success against Leona Pettas for quite possibly of the greatest battle in K-1 Japan’s long term history.
The co-headliner will be a controversial fight between two-division K-1 boss Masaaki Noiri and improved belt gatherer Kaito Ono. This catchweight conflict of titans highlights two of the best Japanese warriors over 63-kilograms, extended series of wins available to all, and a potential No.1 positioning on the line.
In the best K-1 versus RISE sessions, previous K-1 very lightweight hero Hideaki Yamazaki meets previous RISE 63-kilogram champion Kento Haraguchi, top-10 positioned flyweight Shiro Matsumoto takes on Krush super bantamweight champion, K-1 55-kilogram competition champ Akihiro Kaneko battles RISE beltholder Masahiko Suzuki, top-10 super featherweight Rukiya Anpo will go all out against RISE 65-kilogram lord Kosei Yamada, and K-1 bantamweight competition victor Toma Kuroda battles RISE 53-kilogram Dead or Alive competition champion Kazane Nagai.
Somewhere else on the card, Krush 60-kilogram ruler Leona Pettas handles eccentric possibility Kan Nakamura in a catchweight challenge, Japanese knockout craftsman Hiroma Wajima duels with previous RISE champion “Blackpanther” Bey Noah, and famous warriors YA-MAN and “Catfish” Ryusei Ashizawa will toss down for web gloating freedoms.
Ultimately, Tenshin’s more youthful sibling, Ryujin Nasukawa, 16, will step onto the huge stage against K-1 Amateur and Koshien champion Rui Okubo, 17, in a grandstand of what Japanese kickboxing ability is not too far off.
The occasion airs live on Abema pay-per-view (Japan just) beginning at 11:30 p.m. ET. Check underneath for full outcomes.