On Sunday, Nov. 13, Pancrase returned to Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan for Pancrase 282.

In the evening’s main event, American bantamweight Victor Henry returned to Japan in a highly anticipated meeting with Brazil’s Rafael “Morcego” Silva. Henry, 29, had earned wins in six of his past seven bouts with victories over former Shooto champion Masakatsu Ueda and Japanese MMA star Hideo Tokoro. Silva had won his last five bouts including big wins over Masakatsu Ueda and previously unbeaten prospect Shohei Masumizu.

In the evening’s main card action, UFC veteran Rin Nakai took on Australian Fighting Championship champion Charlene Watt. Pro wrestling star and kickboxing champion Syuri Kondo met Brazil’s Monique Adriane Azevedo. Bellator veteran Masakatsu Ueda fought Japan’s Hidekazu Fukushima. Fukushima had won six of his past seven. Also, 21-year-old prospect Kenta Takizawa tangled with Shooto veteran Kenta Sakuma.

The event aired live at 2:30 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass and AmebaTV (Japan).

Rafael Silva def. Victor Henry by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rin Nakai def. Charlene Watt by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2, 3:43
Syuri Kondo def. Monique Adriane Azevedo by TKO (ground and pound). Round 1, 3:38
Kenta Sakuma def. Kenta Takizawa by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Daiji Abe def. Kenta Takagi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Masakatsu Ueda def. Hidekazu Fukushima by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Senzo Ikeda def. Yuki Yasunaga by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-27)
Hiraoki Nagaoka def. Keigo “Chrisman” Hirayama by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Toru Ogawa def. Hiroaki Ijima by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kenichiro Togashi def. Shohei Yamamoto by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Teppei Maeyama def. Takafumi “Little” Ato by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Nobuki Fujii def. Toshihiro Komiya by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

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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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