On Sunday, Aug. 20, the K-1 Japan group returned to Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for Krush.79.

In the evening’s main card action, current K-1 champion Masaaki Noiri took on Diego Freitas in a non-title affair. Former Lion Fight and K-1 MAX 63-kilogram grand prix champion Tetsuya Yamato fought Patrick Elson. Former Krush women’s champ KANA returned to the ring against Emilie Machut.

The event aired live at 1 a.m. ET on Ameba TV and GAORA.

Masaaki Noiri def. Diego Freitas by knockout. Round 2, 1:14
Tetsuya Yamato def. Patrick Elson by knockout. Round 2, 2:04
KANA def. Emilie Machut by knockout. Round 1, 2:55
Takeru vs. Yoshiki Takei – exhibition bout
Tatsuya Oiwa def. Kazuki Koyano by TKO. Round 1, 2:40
Masahiro Iwishita def. Ryo Aitaka by unanimous decision (30-29, 30-29, 30-28)
Hisaki Higashimoto def. Taito by majority decision (30-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Yuto Shinohara def. Kensei Kondo by knockout. Round 1, 2:27
Masafumi Kurasaki vs. Taishi Yamada
Kazuma Sone def. Hideaki by knockout. Round 1, 2:11
Hiromi Wajima def. Tanaka Strike Yuki by knockout. Round 1, 2:26
Masafumi Kurasaki def. Taishi Yamada by majority decision (30-29, 29-29, 30-29)
Aoshi def. Koki by knocout. Round 2, 2:01
Atsushi Yamato def. Kuroudo by knockout. Round 1, 0:46

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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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