On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the K-1 group hosted K-1 World GP 2020 Japan from Osaka, Japan.

In the night’s headliner, Rukiya Anpo and Hideaki Yamazaki collided for the 65-kilogram title. The pair met previously in 2018, with Anpo stopping Yamazaki with a head kick in the fight’s extension round.

The co-main event featured Yuki Egawa against Tatsuya Tsubakihara.


Elsewhere on the card, one of the sport’s pound-for-pound elite, Takeru, faced Kizaemon Saiga in an exhibition bout.

The action began at midnight ET on Abema.tv in Japan.

Hideaki Yamazaki def. Rukiya Anpo by knockout. Round 1, 1:19 – for 65-kilogram title
Tatsuya Tsubakihara def. Yuki Egawa by majority decision (30-28, 30-30, 30-29)
Exhibition: Takeru vs. Kizaemon Saiga
Miho Takanashi def. Mio Tsumura by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-29, 30-28)
Koya Urabe def. Yuto Shinohara by extension-round unanimous decision (10-9 x3)
Hiromi Wajima def. Raseasing Weerasakreck by knockout. Round 2, 0:59
Jin Hirayama def. Fukashi Mizutani by unanimous decision (30-24 x3)
Hitoshi Sugimoto def. Hisaki Kato by extension-round unanimous decision (10-8 x3)
Taio Asahisa def. Hiroki by knockout. Round 2, 0:56
Shuji Kawarada def. Seiya Ueda by unanimous decision (30-29 x3)
Tetsu def. Narufumi Nishimoto by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-29, 30-28)
Kensei Kondo def. Taito by TKO. Round 3, 0:01
Yuto Kuroda def. Hiroki Mitsui by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-27, 30-28)
Naoki Takahashi def. Ryota Ishida by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-29, 29-28)
Riki def. Kaito Yamawaki by unanimous decision (30-29, 30-29, 29-28)
Takumi Nagai def. Rioya Nasu by knockout. Round 3, 1:33
Yuki Toyota def. Tsubasa Yamawaki by unanimous decision (30-28, 29-27, 29-27)