On Sunday, June 17, Shooto returned to the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan for Professional Shooto in Osaka 2018.

In the night’s main event, Derricott Yamamoto couldn’t get revenge against Mitsuhiro Toma following his 2017 Infinity league decision loss. Both men were riding three-fight winning streaks heading into their Shooto Pacific Rim featherweight title bout.

Also, former two-division King of Pancrase champion Yoshiro Maeda met Tadaaki Yamamoto.

Mitsuhiro Toma def. Derricott Yamamoto by knockout. Round 1, 1:30 – Pacifim Rim featherweight title
Yoshiro Maeda def. Tadaaki Yamamoto by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Kyung Pyo Kim def. Shutaro “Captain Africa” Debana by knockout. Round 1, 1:50
Akira Takano def. Jung Min Lim by knockout. Round 3, 1:47
Shuto Aki def. Masayoshi Kato by knockout. Round 1, 0:30
Tomohiro Hagino def. Daiki Tsubota by unanimous decision (30-28×3)
Yohei Komaki def. Sho Nishida by TKO. Round 2, 0:11 – 2018 infinity league
Yu Tanaka def. Takuya Nagata by knockout. Round 2, 3:55
Takahiro Kohori def. Daichi Nishimura by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:07
Yoka Goto def. Hideaki Nakajima by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-17, 19-18)

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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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