Minowa faces Ishikawa in battle between veteran middleweights at Pancrase 306
Two seasoned veterans will go head to head at Pancrase 306. Ikuhisa Minowa and Eiji Ishikawa face off in a middleweight battle between two mixed martial artists who have 172 fights between them.
As usual Pancrase announced the matchup using Twitter:
— PANCRASE/パンクラス (@_PANCRASE_) April 23, 2019
Minowa (65-42-8) is a member of the very elite group of MMA fighters to have had over 100 fights. The 43 year old is not competing as regularly these days but is coming off a win at Road FC 42 in 2017 and has taken part in some submission grappling bouts since then.
Ishikawa (30-24-3) will be the younger and less experienced of the two fighters, a situation he hasn’t been in since his 2014 fight with Yuki Kondo. The 39 year old is coming off a split decision win over Kazunori Yokota at Deep last year.
As previously announced two flyweight veterans will face off at Pancrase 306 when Ryuichi Miki faces Manabu Inoue. Meanwhile two lightweight journeymen will collide when Ukyo Abe takes on Genpei Hayashi.