On Sunday, April 23, Pancrase returned to Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan for Pancrase 286.

In the night’s “Japan vs. Croatia” series, UFC veteran Takasuke Kume took on Croatian lightweight Matija Blažičević, Bellator alum Isao Kobayashi met ACB veteran Marko Burušić and welterweight contender Takashi Sato fought Croatian champion Anton Radman.

The event aired live at 1 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Takasuke Kume def. Matija Blažičević by submission. Round 2
Kazuki Tokudome def. Akira Okada by knockout (punches). Round 1
Isao Kobayashi def. Marko Burušić by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2
Kenta Takizawa def. Shuichi Kanda by unanimous decision
Masayuki Kikuiri def. Hirotaka Uehara by TKO (ground and pound). Round 1
Takashi Sato def. Anton Radman by knockout (knee). Round 1
Takeshi Kasugai def. Shohei Masumizu by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2
Koyomi Matsushima def. Yojiro Uchimura by unanimous decision
Daichi Kitakata def. Ryo Hatta by submission (arm-in guillotine choke). Round 3
Yusaku Inoue def. Takashi Umehara by knockout (spinning back fist). Round 1
Nobuki Fujii def. Kosuke Terashima by unanimous decision
Kyosuke Yokoyama def. Suguru Nii by split decision
Toru Ogawa def. Alex Okabe by knockout (left hand). Round 3
Hiroyuki Tetsuka def. Yuta Nakamura by knockout (left hook). Round 3

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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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