The draw for the quarter finals of the Deep-Jewels flyweight Grand Prix has been made and the favourites will be kept apart. Shizuka Sugiyama has been matched with Mikiko Shimizu while Rin Nakai faces Shoko Fujita.
Nakai (22-2-1) is a UFC veteran who is riding a six fight winning streak. She has been matched with Shoko Fujita (2-1) who only made her pro debut last year.
Sugiyama (20-6-1) is a Deep-Jewels veteran and has won her last four fights. She faces Mikiko Shimizu (3-1) in the first round of the tournament.
The other quarter final matchups pit Hanako Sawa (1-0) against Aoi Kuriyama (2-4) while Tae Murayama (2-1) takes on Kano Kagaya (2-1). The action takes place at Deep-Jewels 36 which is set for the New Pier Hall.
The card also features a couple of big super atomweight bouts. Saori Oshima (7-2) faces Namiko Kawabata (2-1) while Miki Motono (6-3) takes on Mizuki Oshiro (4-4).
Deep-Jewels 36, Tokyo, March 12th
Rin Nakai vs. Shoko Fujita (Flyweight Grand Prix 1/4 final)
Shizuka Sugiyama vs. Mikiko Shimizu (Flyweight Grand Prix 1/4 final)
Hanako Sawa vs. Aoi Kuriyama (Flyweight Grand Prix 1/4 final)
Kano Kagaya vs. Tae Murayama (Flyweight Grand Prix 1/4 final)
Saori Oshima vs. Namiko Kawabata (Super atomweight)
Miki Motono vs. Mizuki Oshiro (Super atomweight)
Hikaru Aono vs. Moeri Suda (Super atomweight)
Yuko Kiryu vs. Sadae Numata (Super atomweight)
Mizuki Furuse vs Reina Kobayashi (Microweight)