On Saturday, April 28, DEEP returned to the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan for DEEP 83 Impact.

In the evening’s main event, DEEP welterweight champion Ryuichiro Sumiura faced Yoichiro Sato, who had won 11 of his past 14 fights. Sumiura had won five straight and seven of his past eight bouts, including five by way of stoppage.

On the main card, DEEP flyweight champion Tatsumitsu Wada put his seven-fight winning streak on the line against 17-year-old unbeaten prospect Makoto Takashashi. Former DEEP title challenger Toshiaki Kitada took on Korean Zombie disciple Jin Soo Son for the vacant DEEP bantamweight title. Also, Former DEEP middleweight champ Ryuta Sakurai met Yoshiyuki Katahira and former DEEP women’s flyweight champion Satoko Shinashi battled 19-year-old South Korean Ye Jin Jung, who previously lost to Shinashi when she made her MMA debut at 15.

The event aired live at 5 a.m. ET on Youtube.

Ryuichiro Sumiura def. Yoichiro Sato by unanimous decision – welterweight title
Tatsumitsu Wada def. Makoto Takahashi by unanimous decision – flyweight title
Jin Soo Son def. Toshiaki Kitada by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:39 – bantamweight title
Yutaro Muramoto def. Kosuke Suzuki by unanimous decision
Kyosuke Yokoyama def. Gi Bum Moon by majority decision
Taito Kubota def. Akihiro Ogawa by submission (Americana). Round 1
Chikara Shimabukuro vdef Yasutaka Ishigami by TKO (punches). Round 1, 3:17
Baataryn Azjavkhlan def. Fuhito Hasegaway unanimous decision
Koji Takeda def. Tsogookhuu Amarsanaa by unanimous decision
Satoko Shinashi def. Ye Jin Jung by TKO (punches). Round 1, 4:37
Mikura Asakura def. Kosuke Terashima by unanimous decision
Kickboxing: Yuki Masato def. Ryuji Horio by unanimous decision

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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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