On Saturday, Nov. 3, the K-1 Group returned to the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, for the K-1 World GP 2018 Super Lightweight Championship Tournament.

In the night’s super lightweight championship tournament action, eight fighters competed for the vacant 65-kilogram title.

The event aired live at 1:30 a.m. ET on Ameba TV (Japan).

Jinya def. Yuki Koge by knockout. Round 3, 0:43
Tomoya Yokoyama def. Yuya by knockout. Round 1, 0:36
Daiki Matsushita def. Fumiya by knockout. Round 1, 2:40
Daizo Sasaki def. Sam Hill by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-27, 30-27) – super lightweight tournament quarterfinal
Jun Nakazawa def. Sean Clancy by knockout. Round 1, 1:09 – super lightweight tournament quarterfinal
Yasuomi Soda def. Mo Abdurahman by knockout. Round 4, 2:31 – super lightweight tournament quarterfinal
Kaew Weerasakreck def. Tetsuya Yamamto by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 1:32 – super lightweight tournament quarterfinal
Yuki Egawa def. Hayato by extra round unanimous decision (10-9×3)
Hisaki Kato def. Rui by knockout. Round 1, 1:59
KANA def. Josefine Knutsson by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 30-28)
Daizo Sasaki def. Jun Nakazawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 29-28)- super lightweight tournament semifinal
Kaew Weerasakreck def. Yasuomi Soda by extra round unanimous decision (10-9×3) – super lightweight tournament semifinal
Yasuhiro Kido def. Jonathan Tuhu by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 30-28)
Hirotaka Urabe def. Ryusei Ashizawa by knockout. Round 3, 2:28
Jordann Pikeur def. Minoru Kimura by knockout. Round 3, 1:29
Alex Rivas def. Yuta Murakoshi by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Kaew Weerasakreck def. Daizo Sasaki by unanimous decision (30-29, 29-28, 30-29) – super lightweight tournament final

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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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