Ryuichiro Sumimura returns at Deep 92
Deep 92 is set for Tuesday and the full fight card has been released. Reigning welterweight champion Ryuichiro Sumimura returns in a non title bout after a year long absence.
Sumimura (13-7-) won the title last April. However he was submitted by Kiichi Kunimoto at Rizin 12 a few months later and has not fought since.
The champion has been matched with Yoshitomo Watanabe (16-16-3) in a bout that will not have his belt on the line. His opponent has won four out of his last five bouts and tasted victory at Deep 90 earlier this year.
The other bout added to the card pits two former title challengers together. Makoto Kamaya (32-17-4) fought for the bantamweight belt last year while Shoji Maruyama (16-12-1) had a shot at the featherweight strap in 2013.
In the main event Koji Takeda defends his lightweight title against Juri Ohara Also in action at the Korakuen Hall will be Michihiro Omigawa, Tatsuya Mizuno, Takahiro Ashida and Kosuke Suzuki.
Deep-Jewels 26 is set for the same venue on the previous day.