On Saturday, Sept. 8, KNOCK OUT returned to Osaka, Japan, for KNOCK OUT 2018 OSAKA 2nd.

In the evening’s main event, Shoot Boxing super lightweight champion Tapruwan Hadesgym took on WBC Muay Thai Japan welterweight titleholder Kenta Yamada.

The event aired live at 4:00 a.m. ET on Periscope.

Kenta Yamada vs. Tapruwan Hadesgym ends in majority draw (47-48, 48-48, 47-47)
Hiroto Yamaguchi def. Masa Sato by TKO (cut stoppage). Round 3, 2:24
Ryo Takahashi def. Hirohito Takizawa by unanimous decision (49-47)
Yuma Yamaguchi def. Takuya Sugimoto by knockout (punches). Round 4, 1:39
Shunta Ito def. Kiyoto Takahashi by unanimous decision (50-48×3)
Manazou Kobayashi def. Miki Kitamura by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 30-28)
Phoenixx Shogo vs. Shoki ends in a majority draw (30-28 29-29, 29-29)

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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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