On Monday, July 15, Shooto returned to the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for Shooto 30th Anniversary Tour 6th Round.
In the evening’s main event, former Shooto world champion Takeshi “Lion” Inoue met the Netherland’s Duane “Bambino” van Helvoirt. Inoue looked to rebound following a second-round knockout loss against Mikuru Asakura at RIZIN Heisei’s Last Yarennoka!. Van Helvoirt entered his second promotional bout having won six of his past seven bouts, including an unanimous decision victory over Japanese MMA legend Caol Uno.
The event aired live at 5:30 a.m. ET on Abema TV (Japan) and Samurai Fighting TV (Japan).
Duane van Helvoirt def. Takeshi Inoue by unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Shoko Sato def. Chang Hwan Hwang by knockout. Round 1, 4:23
Ryogo Takahashi def. Takanori Takahashi by TKO. Round 2, 2:13
Mina Kurobe def. Ye Ji Lee by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:48
Kazuma Kuramoto def. Tomoya Hirakawa by knockout. Round 1, 0:35
Takumi Tamaru def. Takahiro Ichijo by submission (armbar). Round 1, 3:39
Takashi Nakayama def. Satoshi Inaba by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Taison Naito def. Jin Aoi by knockout. Round 2, 3:21
Kota Onojima def. Kenji Kato by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-28)
Hiroki Aoki def. Akihiro Izumi by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:25
Hayato Ishii def. Guts Takato by unanimous decision (20-17, 20-18, 20-18)
Keisuke Sasu def. Yoshinori Suzuki by TKO. Round 1, 4:30
Takeru Uchida def. Jo Arai by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2