On Sunday, Nov. 13, Pancrase returned to Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan for Pancrase 282.
In the evening’s main event, American bantamweight Victor Henry returned to Japan in a highly anticipated meeting with Brazil’s Rafael “Morcego” Silva. Henry, 29, had earned wins in six of his past seven bouts with victories over former Shooto champion Masakatsu Ueda and Japanese MMA star Hideo Tokoro. Silva had won his last five bouts including big wins over Masakatsu Ueda and previously unbeaten prospect Shohei Masumizu.
In the evening’s main card action, UFC veteran Rin Nakai took on Australian Fighting Championship champion Charlene Watt. Pro wrestling star and kickboxing champion Syuri Kondo met Brazil’s Monique Adriane Azevedo. Bellator veteran Masakatsu Ueda fought Japan’s Hidekazu Fukushima. Fukushima had won six of his past seven. Also, 21-year-old prospect Kenta Takizawa tangled with Shooto veteran Kenta Sakuma.
The event aired live at 2:30 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass and AmebaTV (Japan).