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.


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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.

FULL RESULTS
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)