On Saturday, May 20, R.I.S.E. traveled to the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for R.I.S.E. 117.

In the evening’s main event, Japanese kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa, who is still only 18 years old, returned to the ring unbeaten in 18 professional fights with 14 knockout victories. Nasukawa, the current ISKA and R.I.S.E. bantamweight champion took on Ryan Sheehan.

The event took place at 5 a.m. ET.

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Ryan Sheehan by knockout (left hook to the body). Round 1, 1:12 – for ISKA oriental rules world bantamweight title
Yoshihisa Morimoto vs. Masahide Kudo ends in draw after an extension round
Shimzu Kengo def. Jae Gun Yang by knockout (right straight). Round 3, 0:14
Yugo Flyskygym def. Debit Chikara by unanimous decision (28-27, 28-27, 28-27)
Asahara Shohei def. Ikki by unanimous decision (30-29, 30-28, 30-28)
Naoki def. Fumiya Kawashima by knockout (right high kick). Round 1, 0:58
Ken Flyskygym def. Hiroki Kawate by TKO (three knockdowns). Round 1, 2:59
Daiki Sawaya def. Taya Takuya by majority decision (30-29, 29-29, 30-28)
Tetsuro def. Kengo by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Hideki def. Shinji Shinada by knockout (strikes). Round 1, 1:19

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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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