Kazuma Maruyama faces Shinichi Taira at Pancrase 322
A lightweight fight has been added to the Pancrase 322 card. Kazuma Maruyama faces Shinichi Taira at Shinkiba Studio Coast on July 27th.
Maruyama (10-6) submitted newcomer Kota Shirawaka at Pancrase 320. He’s been a professional since 2012 and has won three out of his last four fights.
Taira (18-11-9) is coming off a win over Takashi Morishima at Zst 90. He made his pro debut in 2009 and has won three out of his last four, with the sole loss during this period coming at the hands of Kazuki Kasai at Pancrase 316.
As previously announced Pancrase 322 will feature an openweight bout pitting Hikaru Sato against Kanto Fuchigami. The former made his promotional debut in 2000 while the latter comes from a BJJ background and will be competing in MMA for the first time.
In the lightweight division Takashi Matsuoka and Yusuke Kasuya are set to face off. Masayuki Kikuiri has been matched with Hiromitsu Miura in a welterweight bout.
At strawweight Karen Date takes on Ayumi Saito while Tatsuki Ozaki goes up against Keito Yamakita. In the featherweight division Yuki Takahashi and Yohei Nada will face off while Yu Karino meets Yusaku Hayashi.