Mahmoud Sattari (K-1 Group)

Krush 127 Results: Sattari Earns Two Knockouts to Claim Cruiserweight Title

On Saturday, July 24, the K-1 Group hosted Krush 127 from Korakuen Hall in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

The event featured tournament action in both the cruiserweight and lightweight divisions. A cruiserweight champion was crowned in the night’s main after Rui Hanazawa met Mahmoud Sattari and Hitoshi Sugimoto took on Seiya Tanigawa in the semifinals. Sattari bested Hanazawa and Tanigawa by knockout to claim the belt.

Also on the card, the promotion kicked off it lightweight title tournament, featuring eight fighters vying for gold.


The event airs live on Abema TV (Japan) at 5 a.m. ET.

Mahmoud Sattari def. Seiya Tanigawa by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 2:46 – cruiserweight title tournament final
Hiroki def. Hisaki Higashimoto by majority decision (30-29, 30-30, 30-29) – lightweight title tournament opening round
Yuzuki Satomi def. Shinichiro Kawasaki by knockout (left hook). Round 2, 2:54 – lightweight title tournament opening round
Shuji Kawarada def. Shoya by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) – lightweight title tournament opening round
Daiki Kaneko vs. Tsubasa Horii was scrapped due to Horii being hospitalized after weigh-ins. Kaneko advances in the tournament – lightweight title tournament opening round
Hikaru Terashima def. Atsuto Matsumoto by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Mahiro def. Ran by extension round split decision (10-9, 9-10, 10-9)
Mahmoud Sattari def. Rui Hanazawa by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 2:14 – cruiserweight title tournament semifinal
Seiya Tanigawa def. Hitoshi Sugimoto by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26) – cruiserweight title tournament semifinal
Yuki Kudo def. Takumi Nakahira by knockout (spinning back kick). Round 2, 2:36 – cruiserweight title tournament reserve bout