Pancrase 297

Pancrase 297 Results: Franca Scores Comeback Title Victory, Wakamatsu Stops Yamaguchi

On Sunday, July 1, Pancrase held its 297th event from Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan.

In the night’s main event, Takashi Sato took on Brazil’s Glaico França for the vacant welterweight King of Pancrase title. Japan’s Sato had finished four of his past five fights inside of the first round. França has now racked up six straight victories..

The event aired live at 1 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass. Check back following the event for the full results.


Glaico França def. Takashi Sato by submission. Round 4
Anton Kuivanen def. Takasuke Kume by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2, 4:56
Yuya Wakamatsu def. Mamoru Yamaguchi by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:39
Kenta Takizawa def. Toshinori Tsunemura by TKO (right hook). Round 2, 2:03
Toru Ogawa def. Tateki Matsuda by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:50
Kseniya Guseva def. Raika Emiko by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yoko Higashi def. Nao Date by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Masaya Takita def. Kazunari Kimura by unanimous decision (30-27×3)