On Wednesday, Sep. 6, REBELS returned to Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for REBELS 52.

In the main event of the evening, Eisaku Ogasawara won the ISKA world bantamweight title against French kickboxer Franck Gross. The Rebels 52-kilogram champ Ogasawara earned his fifth win of the year after picking up four wins inside the KNOCK OUT promotion.

Elsewhere on the card, former Rajadamnern stadium champion Genji Umeno returned to the win column against Suarek Rukkamui.

Eisaku Ogasawara def. Franck Gross by unanimous decision (48-45, 46-44, 48-46) – ISKA world 55-kilogram title
Genji Umeno def. Suarek Rukkamui by unanimous decision (49-48, 50-48, 50-47)
Suzuki Shinji def. Sugimoto Takuya by majority decision (28-27, 27-27, 28-27) – super lightweight championship tournament semifinal
Santana Pirao def. Masayoshi Tsubasa by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 1:54 – lightweight championship tournament semifinal
Ryotaro def. Otani Shoji by unanimous decision (29-28×3) – lightweight championship tournament semifinal
Dausacon Motasanai def. Mayjo Hamamoto by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 30-27)
Dialing Fire vs. Morishita Shohei ended in majority draw (30-29, 29-29, 29-29)
Urabayashi def. Chiba Hiroko by unanimous decision (30-29, 30-28, 30-27)
JIRO def. Sato Hitoshi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 30-27)

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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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