Damien Brown is coming off an impressive submission win against fellow UFC veteran Daron Cruickshank at Rizin 14. The Australian will be back in action on April 21st when he faces undefeated Japanese lightweight Koji Takeda.

Brown (18-12) snapped a three fight losing skid with the stoppage win on December 31st. At Rizin 15 the 34 year old takes on Takeda (8-0) who claimed the Deep lightweight title towards the tail end of 2018.

Two other fights were also added to the Rizin 15 card today. In the flyweight division Seiichiro Ito (12-2-2) faces Manel Kape (12-4) while Roberto de Souza (7-0) takes on veteran lightweight
Satoru Kitaoka (42-18-9)

As previously announced Kyoji Horiguchi will face Ben Nguyen in a non title match at Rizin 15 while Muhammed Lawal challenges Jiří Procházka for the inaugural light heavyweight belt.

Rizin 15, Yokohama, April 21st
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Ben Nguyen (Bantamweight)
Muhammed Lawal vs. Jiří Procházka (For Inaugural Light Heavyweight Title)
Mikuru Asakura vs. Luis Gustavo (Lightweight)
Kai Asakura vs. Ulka Sasaki (Bantamweight)
Koji Takeda vs. Damien Brown (Lightweight)
Seiichiro Ito vs. Manel Kape (Flyweight)
Roberto de Souza vs. Satoru Kitaoka (Lightweight)