On Sunday, April 15, Pancrase held its 295th event from Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan.
In the night’s main event, King of Pancrase strawweight titleholder Mitsuhisa Sunabe defended his title against former Shooto world champion Shinya Murofushi. The three-division King of Pancrase champ, Sunabe, has now won 16 fights in a row under MMA rules. Sunabe last defended his title at Pancrase 283 against Daichi Kitakata in December of 2016. The former Shooto 2006 rookie champion, Murofushi, had won back-to-back fights against Rildeci Dias and Seiji “Oz” Ozuka.
In the night’s co-main event, former King of Pancrase lightweight champ and Bellator veteran Isao Kobayashi attempted to win a second divisional title when he took on 25-year-old Koyomi Matsushima for the interim featerweight title.
Also, DEEP lightweight champion Satoru Kitaoka took on Wu Lin Feng veteran Taras “The Predator” Sapa, who has won four straight.
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