Caol Uno faces Taison Naito at Shooto 0516
Shooto 0516 is set for the Korakuen Hall on May 16th. A featherweight fight between Caol Uno and Taison Naito was added to the card today.
As usual the promotion took to Twitter to announce the matchup:
— MMA-SHOOTO オフィシャル (@xshooto) April 7, 2021
Uno (34-20-5) is a UFC veteran who is still going strong at the age of 45. He is coming off a submission win over Markus Held at Shooto 1124 in 2019.
Naito (10-8-1) is coming off a loss at Shooto 0131. He challenged Keisuke Sasu for the Pacific Rim featherweight title but was submitted in the second round.
As previously announced teenage star Yamato Nishikawa is set to face former Shooto 155lbs champion Nobumitsu Osawa in a lightweight fight that will headline the card.
Meanwhile former flyweight King of Pancrase Kiyotaka Shimizu has been matched with Yuto Uda, an undefeated prospect who was extremely successful in the amateur ranks. A bantamweight bout between Hayato Ishii and Yasuyuki Nojiri is also on the card.