Kai Asakura rematches Manel Kape in bantamweight title tilt at Rizin 20
Asakura (14-1) and Kape (14-4) first fought at Rizin 10 with the Japanese fighter winning by split decision. Since then he has won four fights out of four for the promotion while the Portugese bantamweight has won three out of four.
The third title fight sees Jiri Prochazka (25-3-1) defend his light heavyweight strap against promotional newcomer C.B. Dolloway (17-9). The challenger has not fought in over a year since being released by the UFC.
Two seasoned Japanese bantamweights are set to collide when Shintaro Ishiwatari (26-7-4) faces Hiromasa Ogikubo (19-4-2). Both men are coming off wins at Rizin 17.
As previously announced Yuki Motoya and Mikuru Asakura will both be in action at Rizin 20. The former faces Patrick Mix in a bantamweight bout while the latter has been matched with John Macapa on the featherweight division.
The other title bout on the card sees Ayaka Hamasaki defending her super atomweight strap against Seo Hee Ham. Meanwhile Patricky Freire faces Luiz Gustavo and Johnny Case takes on Tofiq Musaev in the semi finals of the Rizin Lightweight Grand Prix, which will conclude on the same night.