Rizin Fighting Federation 2

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A Brief History

Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix -IZA no mai- was a mixed martial arts event held by Rizin Fighting Federation.  It took place at the Saitama Super Arena on December 31, 2015.

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Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix -IZA no mai-
Information
Promotion Rizin Fighting Federation
Date December 31, 2015
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Saitama
Attendance 18,365
Event chronology
Rizin Fighting Federation 1 Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix -IZA no mai-

Results

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Jiří Procházka KO (punch) 1 5:09 [a]
Heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko def. Singh Jaideep Submission (punches) 1 3:02
Featherweight Kron Gracie def. Asen Yamamoto Submission (triangle choke) 1 4:58
Lightweight Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima TKO (punches) 1 5:28
Openweight Baruto Kaito def. Peter Aerts Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00
Openweight (Shoot boxing rules) Bob Sapp def. Akebono Tarō Technical Decision (unanimous) 2 0:49
Women’s Heavyweight Gabrielle Garcia def. Seini Draughn TKO (punches) 1 2:36
Flyweight (K-1 rules) Takeru Segawa def. Yang Ming TKO (punches) 2 3:00
Bantamweight Soo Chul Kim def. Maike Linhares Galvao Amorim Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
Middleweight Brennan Ward def. Ken Hasegawa Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:52
Heavyweight Jiří Procházka def. Vadim Nemkov TKO (retirement) 1 10:00 [b]
Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Teodoras Aukstuolis Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00 [c]
Women’s Strawweight Rena Kubota def. Jleana Valentino Submission (flying armbar) 2 3:31
  1. a Heavyweight Grand Prix Final
  2. b Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals
  3. c Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals

Rizin 2015 Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket

Quarterfinals (Dec. 29) Semifinals (Dec. 31) Finals (Dec. 31)
Jiří Procházka KO
Satoshi Ishii 1
Jiří Procházka TKO
Vadim Nemkov 1
Vadim Nemkov KO
Goran Reljić 1
Jiří Procházka KO
Muhammed Lawal 1
Teodoras Aukstuolis KO
Bruno Cappelozza 1
Teodoras Aukstuolis UD
Muhammed Lawal 2
Muhammed Lawal KO
Brett McDermott 1
  • Alternate bout: Valentin Moldavsky def. Yuta Uchida by Submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1.

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Emelianenko, Fedor, Erich Krauss, et al.  Fedor: The Fighting System of the World’s Undisputed King of MMA.  Victory Belt Publishing, 2008.

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