Naoki Arikawa faces Kenji Yamanaka at Pancrase 322
A flyweight fight has been added to the Pancrase 322 card. Naoki Arikawa faces Kenji Yamanaka at Shinkiba Studio Coast on July 27th in a bout that pits together two fighters looking to bounce back from recent defeats.
Yamanaka has been a professional for nearly a decade and has won four fights out of six for Pancrase. Arikawa turned pro in 2017 and has won three out of four for the venerable Japanese promotion.
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.