On Friday, May 12, Shooto returned to Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan for Professional Shooto 5/12.

In the evening’s main card action, Shooto Pacific Rim lightweight champion Ryogo Takahashi put his four-fight winning streak on the line against Cage Warriors vet Arnold Quero. Former super flyweight King of Pancrase Kiyotaka Shimizu took on 2013 Shooto rookie champion Takaki Soya.

The event aired live at 1:30 a.m. ET on Ameba TV (Japan). The event will be uploaded to UFC Fight Pass at a later date.

Ryogo Takahashi def. Arnold Quero by TKO (leg kicks). Round 3, 1:35
Kiyotaka Shimizu def. Takaki Soya by knockout (right hook and punches). Round 3, 0:32
Yuki Kawana def. Shingo Suzuki by knockout (right straight). Round 1, 0:21
Mamoru Uoi def. Atsushi Kato by knockout (left hook). Round 1, 3:42
Nobumitsu Osawa def. Kohemi Kimura by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:33
Mitsuhiro Toma def. Taison Naito by knockout (right hook and punches). Round 1, 0:54
Yoshizumi vs. Yasuhiro Wakabayashi ends in majority draw (20-18, 19-19, 19-19)
Takahiro Okoshi def. Kei Iwaki by split decision (20-18, 18-20, 20-18)

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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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