Reina Miura faces Stephanie Egger at Rizin 17
Reina Miura has been added to the Rizin 17 card. She will face Stephanie Egger in a catchweight contest at the Saitama Super Arena on July 28th.
As usual the promotion took to Twitter to announce the matchup:
Additional fight announcement for RIZIN.17
KING Reina vs Stephanie Egger
— RIZIN FF English (@rizin_English) July 4, 2019
Reina (11-2) is a veteran of five Rizin fights and has never been stopped. She was last seen in action at Deep-Jewels 23, scoring a KO against Mao Ueda after just 25 seconds.
Egger (3-1) is significantly less experienced than her Japanese opponent. She hails from Switzerland and fought for Invicta FC in 2016, dropping a split decision to Alexa Conners in the only loss of her career.
As previously announced Tatsuya Kawajiri faces Ali Abdulkhalikov in a lightweight bout at the Saitama Super Arena on July 28th. Meanwhile Satoru Kitaoka has been matched with Johnny Case in the same division.
The card will also feature Ulka Sasaki, Shintaro Ishiwatari, Yuki Motoya, Hiromasa Ogikubo, Mikuru Asakura, Yusuke Yachi, Vitaly Shemetov, Jake Heun, Ham Seo-Hee, Mizuke Hirota, Ivan Shtyrkov and Taiga Kawabe.