Masaaki Noiri (The K-1 Japan Group)
Krush.79 Results: Noiri, Yamato, and KANA Score Big Knockout Victories
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