KNOCK OUT 2021 Vol. 3 Results: Suzuki, Matsukura Capture Tournaments and Belts

On Sunday, July 18, Japan’s KNOCK OUT promotion hosted KNOCK OUT 2021 Vol. 3 from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

The card featured the conclusion of the promotion’s super middleweight and super lightweight kickboxing tournaments as Shintaro Matsukura and Hijiri Tamura battled for the 75-kilogram belt, while Chihiro Suzuki and Keijiro Miyakoshi met for the 65-kilogram strap.

Gold was also on the line in Muay Thai action as Suarek Rukkukamui and Yota Shigemori collided for the lightweight title.


The event aired via pay-per-view at 5 a.m. ET.

Kickboxing: Chihiro Suzuki def. Keijiro Miyakoshi by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:37 – super lightweight tournament final
Kickboxing: Shintaro Matsukura def. Hijiri Tamura by unanimous decision (29-24, 30-23, 30-23) – super middleweight tournament final
Muay Thai: Yota Shigemori def. Suarek Rukkukamui by unanimous decision (49-48, 49-48, 49-47)- for lightweight title
Muay Thai: Haruto Yasumoto def. Kenichi Takeuchi by knockout (head kick). Round 3, 0:30
Kickboxing: Rina Okamoto def. Hitomi “Sasori” Nagai by majority decision (29-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Muay Thai: Eisaku Ogasawara def. Hiroshi Yokono by knockout (leg kicks). Round 2, 1:18
Kickboxing: Bazooka Koki def. Yasuhiro Matsuo by knockout (back kick). Round 3, 1:37
Muay Thai: Hiroki Nakamura def. Saksith by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:08