Rizin 29 postponed to June 27th
Rizin 29 is now set for the Maruzen Intech Arena on June 27th. The event in Osaka has been booked for May 30th but has been postponed after the state of emergency in the region was extended.
As previously announced the bantamweight Grand Prix gets underway at Rizin 29. Kenta Takizawa faces Masakazu Imanari, Kazuma Kuramoto takes on Alan Yamaniha, Hiroki Yamashita goes up against Takafumi Otsuka and Kuya Ito meets Yuto Hokamura.
Rizin 29 will feature a bantamweight kickboxing tournament with the semi finals and final to take place on the same day. Taiju Shiratori faces Ryo Takahashi in one while Genji Umeno takes on Kouzi in the other.
The event will also feature a featherweight fight pitting Rikuto Shirakawa against Jin Aoi. The card is completed by two kickboxing bouts with Seiki Ueyama facing Jyosei Izumi in the flyweight division and Yuma Yamahata taking on Kiyoto Takahashi in a catchweight contest.
Rizin 28 is set for the Tokyo Dome on June 13th. There are currently five fights on the card including a featherweight bout between Mikuru Asakura and Kleber Koike Erbst and the remaining four fights in the first round of the bantamweight Grand Prix.