On Saturday, Jan. 26, the K-1 Group returned , to the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for Krush.97.

In the night’s headliner, Yuki Egawa captured the Krush featherweight title after a close decision victory over former champion Haruma Saikyo.

In the co-main event, Hayato Suzuki knocked out Daiki Matsushita to win the super lightweight belt.

Also, Koki won the vacant bantamweight title in an extra round decision victory over Shuto Hagiwara.

The event aired live on Abema TV (Japan).

Yuki Egawa def. Haruma Saikyo by majority decision (30-29, 29-29, 30-28) – featherweight title
Hayato Suzuki def. Daiki Matsushita by knockout. Round 2, 0:36 – super lightweight title
Koki def. Shuto Hagiwara by extra round unanimous decision (10-9 x3) – bantamweight title
K-Jee def. Yuki Kudo by TKO. Round 2, 1:13
Hitoshi Sugimoto def. Toshio by knockout. Round 2, 1:07
Namito Izawa def. Kazumu by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 29-28)
Shuji Kawarada def. Hikaru Hasumi by knockout. Round 3, 2:59
Atsuto Matsumoto def. Jinya by unanimous decision (30-28 x3)
Kona Kato def. Kaito by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Ryuto def. Kaito Yamawaki by unanimous decision (30-28 x3)
Yuto Saito def. Kazumasa Ashikaga by knockout. Round 1, 1:04
Miyuu Sugawara def. Satomi Toyoshima by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)

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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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