The Pacific Rim lightweight title will be on the line at Shooto 1220. Yu Tanaka faces Shutaro Debana in Osaka on December 20th with the vacant strap up for grabs.

Debana (5-3) challenged for the world title at Shooto 0712. He was finished in the first round by Yuki Kuwana who would go on to sign for Rizin.

Tanaka (5-2) will be fighting for the first time thus year. He was last seen in action at Shooto 1124 where he scored a decision win over the experienced Yuki Okano.

The other fight in the card is a catchweight contest set for 73kgs. Yota Hayashi (3-2-1) has been matched with Yamato Nishikawa (11-3-5).

Hayashi will be going in search of his fourth straight Shooto win. His opponent is riding a six fight winning streak which dates all the way back to 2018.

The event is set for Hotel Mielparque in Osaka. There will be a live audience in attendance.

Shooto 1220, Osaka, December 20th
Yu Tanaka vs. Shutaro Debana (Lightweight)
Yota Hayashi vs. Yamato Nishikawa (Catchweight)