Yusuke Yachi (Dean Marchand/Sherdog)

Rizin 12 Results: Gustavo Stuns Yachi, Motoya Submits Sone

On Sunday, Aug. 12, Rizin Fighting Federation held its 12th numbered event from the Dolphins Arena in Nagoya, Japan.

In the night’s main event, longtime Pancrase and Shooto veteran Yusuke Yachi took on undefeated Brazilian Luiz Gustavo. Yachi had reeled off five straight wins under the Rizin banner, including a knockout victory over UFC veteran Daron Cruickshank. The 22-year-old Gustavo hasd finished all eight of his career victories, with five coming inside the first round.

Other notables on the card included UFC veterans Hatsu Hioki and Angela Magana.


The fight card aired live at 2 a.m. ET on Combat Press via FITE TV.

Luiz Gustavo def. Yusuke Yachi by knockout (right hook). Round 2
Yuki Motoya def. Kazuma Sone by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2
Kiichi Kunimoto def. Ryuichiro Sumimura by technical submission (arm-triangle). Round 1
Kaitlin Young def. Reina Miura by unanimous decision
Taiki Naito def. Hannya Hashimoto by unanimous decision
Mikuru Asakura def. Hatsu Hioki by knockout (head kick). Round 1
Roque Martinez def. Kiyoshi Kuwabara by TKO (strikes). Round 1
Kickboxing: Kaito Ono def. Sho Ogawa by unanimous decision
Kanako Murata def. Angela Magana by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2
Ryuki def. Naoya by unanimous decision
Shintaro Matsukura def. Takahiro Okuyama by TKO (right overhand). Round 2
Takiya Shota def. Syuto Sato by unanimous decision