On Sunday, Sept. 23, Shooto returned to the Korakuen Hall from Tokyo, Japan, for Professional Shooto 9/23.

In the night’s main event, former Shooto world champion Takeshi Inoue met Mitsuhiro Toma, who had strung together four wins in a row.

In the evening’s main card action, former King of Pancrase champ Kiyotaka Shimizu took on Hayato Ishii, former Shooto champion Taiki Tsuchiya fought former title challenger Mamoru “Full Swing” Uoi, and ROAD FC veteran Yuta Nezu beats Tomoya Hirakawa, who held eight victories in his past nine fights.

The event aired live at 4:30 a.m. ET on Ameba TV (Japan).

Takeshi Inoue def. Mitsuhiro Toma by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Yuta Nezu def. Tomoya Hirakawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Keita Ishibashi def. Drex Zamboanga by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Kiyotaka Shimizu def. Hayato Ishii by knockout (ground and pound). Round 1, 4:09
Mamoru Uoi def. Taiki Tsuchiya by knockout (left hook). Round 2, 1:30
Koha Minowa def. Yohei Komaki by knockout (ground and pound), Round 1, 4:36
Sarah Jane McCann def. Takamori Ibu by unanimou decision (2-18×3)

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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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