Riki Matsuoka (N. Fukuda/K-1 Group)

Krush 124 Results: Matsuoka Dethrones Kato, Kotomi Bests Mahiro

Rob Tatum Assistant Editor

On Friday, April 23, the K-1 Group hosted Krush 124 from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

The event was headlined by a 67-kilogram title fight between champion Kona Kato and challenger Riki Matsuoka.

In the co-main event, Mahiro and Kotomi battled for the vacant 50-kilogram belt.


The event aired live on Abema TV (Japan) at 4 a.m. ET.

Riki Matsuoka def. Kona Kato by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) – for 67-kilogram title
Kotomi def. Mahiro by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-29) – for 50-kilogram title
Ruku Kojima def. Yuta Saito by knockout. Round 2, 1:25
Koki def. Fumiya by knockout. Round 1, 2:07
Shinya Uemura def. Takumi Nakahira by knockout. Round 1, 1:43
Shoya def. Jinya by knockout. Round 1, 2:48
Riki def. Kazuma Kubo by majority decision (30-29, 29-29, 30-28)
Yuzuki Satomi def. Tsubasa Horii by unanimous decision (30-28 x3)
Koya Saito def. Mark James by unanimous decision (30-29, 30-29, 30-28)