On Monday, July 18, KRUSH returned to the famed Korakuen Hall for KRUSH.67.

In the main event of the evening, the KRUSH 70-kilogram title was up for grabs when champion Jordan Pikeur put his title on the line against Yoichi Yamazaki. Pikeur was making the first defense of the title he won in a dominant performance against Hiroki Nakajima at KRUSH.65.

The co-main event of the evening featured KRUSH women’s champion KANA defending her crown against former World Muay Thai Council Intercontinental champion Aki Gracyer. The undefeated 24-year-old champion faced her toughest opponent to date when she tooks on the tenured Muay Thai champion.

The event aired live at 4 a.m. ET on GAORA and AmebaTV.

Jordan Pikeur def. Yoichi Yamazaki by knockout. Round 2, 2:42 – KRUSH 70-kilogram championship
KANA def. Aki Gracyer by split decision (30-28, 28-29, 29-28) – KRUSH women’s championship
Kazuki Yamagiwa def. Keita Makihira by split decision (extension round, 9-10, 10-9, 10-9)
Fumiya Osawa def. Yoshiki Harada by unanimous decision (extension round, 10-9 x3)
Masanobu Gosyu def. Hitoshi Aketo by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-28, 30-27)
Shota Kanbe def. Tenma Sano by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-27)
Jun Nakazawa def. Takayuki Minamino by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Yu Horono def. Kazuya Akimoto by knockout. Round 3, 0:58
Yuki Egawa def. Masato Yuki by unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Daiki Matsushita def. Yuto Shinohara by knockout. Round 2, 0:33
Yuki Kudo def. NORI by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-28, 30-27)
Hiromi Wajima def. Katsuya Jinbo by knockout. Round 2, 1:37
Koto Hiraoka def. Yukari Matsui by knockout. Round 1, 0:43

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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