Bellator and Strikeforce vet Adam Antolin added to Pancrase 306
Another day, another fight added to the Pancrase 306 card. The Japanese promotion likes to spread these announcements out and the latest sees Teppei Maeyama matched with Adam Antolin in a strawweight bout.
As always the official Pancrase Twitter account broke the news:
— PANCRASE/パンクラス (@_PANCRASE_) April 24, 2019
Antolin (13-5) is a Bellator, Strikeforce and TUF veteran who has been a professional for 11 years. He has been in with Japanese opponents before, dropping a decision to Hiromasa Ogikubo at TUF 24.
Having spent his entire career at flyweight Antolin will be dropping down to 115lbs to fight for Pancrase. He represents AKA and has spent time training in Thailand.
His opponent Maeyama (4-6) will be significantly smaller but has been in with some of Japan’s top strawweights like Ryo Hatta and Yosuke Saruta.
Two seasoned veterans will go head to head at Pancrase 306 when Ikuhisa Minowa and Eiji Ishikawa face off in a middleweight battle between two mixed martial artists who have 172 fights between them.
The event is scheduled for June 30th at Shinkiba Studio Coast in Tokyo.