On Saturday, Feb. 24, DEEP returned to Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan, from DEEP 82 Impact.

In the night’s main event, DREAM and ONE Championship veteran Tatsuya Mizuno took on former two-time DEEP title challenger Taisuke “Goten” Okuno.

Elsewhere on the main card, former DEEP megaton champ Ken Hasegawa submitted Pancrase vet Genpei Hayashi, 20-year-old South Korean prospect Jae Woong Byun fought former DEEP flyweight titleholder Yuki Motoya, and former UFC fighter Rin Nakai took out ROAD FC veteran Young Ji Kim.

Tatsuya Mizuno def. Taisuke Okuno by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3 – middleweight title
Yuki Motoya def. Jae Woong Byun by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Ken Hasegawa def. Genpei Hayashi by submission. Round 1, 3:09
Rin Nakai def. Young Ji Kim by TKO (ground and pound). Round 1, 4:37
Koichi Ishizuka def. Kazuhide Shirota by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:19
Makoto Takahashi def. Kota Ishibashi by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Gi Bum Moon def. Takuya Oyama by unanimous decision (30-28×3)
Yoshitomo Watanabe def. Yasuaki Miura by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:05
Daisuke Endo def. Chiaki Wakana by unanimous decision (20-18×3)
Yuta Hashimoto def. Takahumi Ono by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:48

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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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