All fighters make weight ahead of Rizin 17
The Rizin 17 weigh ins took place this morning and all 22 fighters made weight. The headliner is a lightweight bout between Yusuke Yachi and Mikuru Asakura with the former tipping the scales at 69.9kgs and the latter coming in at 69.85kgs.
The co-main event is also an all Japanese affair. Shintaro Ishiwatari and Ulka Sasaki both weighed in at exactly 61kgs ahead of a bout that has the potential to be a title eliminator.
Meanwhile Tatsuya Kawajiri and Ali Abdulkhalikov came in at 70.80kgs and 70.95kgs respectively ahead of their lightweight bout. Satoru Kitaoka also came in comfortably under the limit in the same division with the former weighing 70.65kgs and the latter 70.75kgs.
Road FC atomweight champion Ham Seo-Hee makes her promotional debut at the Saitama Super Arena tomorrow. She came in at 48.9kgs while opponent Tomo Maesawa tipped the scales 48.75kgs.