Full fight card released for Shooto 0516
Shooto 0516 is set for Tokyo on May 16th. In total there will be 11 fights on the card at the Korakuen Hall.
Teenager Yamato Nishikawa (13-3-5) is set to face former Shooto lightweight champion Nobumitsu Osawa (13-5) in the main event. The winner looks set to challenge for the 155lbs title next.
A featherweight fight between UFC veteran Caol Uno (34-20-5) and Taison Naito (10-8-1) is also on the card. Hayato Ishii (16-3-2) takes on Yasuyuki Nojiri (5-0-1) in the bantamweight division.
Former flyweight King of Pancrase Kiyotaka Shimizu (24-14-3) has been matched with Yuto Uda (4-0-1), an undefeated prospect who was extremely successful in the amateur ranks. Meanwhile Megumi Sugimoto (5-3) takes on Mikiko Hiyama (0-6) in a catchweight contest set for 110lbs.
Added to the card this week was a bantamweight fight pitting Kenji Kato (11-8) against Kaito Sakamaki (15-11-1).