On Sunday, Dec. 30, Rizin held a special event from Tokyo, Japan, for Heisei’s Last Yarenoka!.

In the night’s main event, former Shooto world champion and Japanese MMA legend Tatsuya Kawajiri met former Sengoku, DEEP and King of Pancrase champ Satoru Kitaoka.

In the night’s main card action, former ROAD FC title challenger Je Hoon Moon took on destructive Japanese prospect Kai Asakura, former Shooto world champ Takeshi “Lion” Inoue met rising featherweight Mikuru Asakura, and undefeated prospect Kana Watanabe faced JEWELS veteran Shizuka Sugiyama.

The event aired live at 7 p.m. ET on GYAO! (Japan).

Satoru Kitaoka def. Tatsuya Kawajiri by split decision
Kai Asakura def. Je Hoon Moon by unanimous decision
Kana Watanabe def. Shizuka Sugiyama by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:11
Kickboxing: Yuta Uchida def. Takuma Konishi by unanimous decision
Ai Shimizu def. Nanaka Kawamura by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:00
Mikuru Asakura def. Takeshi Inoue by knockout (flying knee). Round 2, 2:39
Kickboxing: Taiju Shiratori def. Yoshiya Uzatsuyo by knockout (flying knee). Round 3

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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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