Tatsuhiko Iwamoto faces Raiki Endo at Pancrase 323
Two experienced featherweights will go head to head at Pancrase 323. Tatsuhiko Iwamoto faces Raiki Endo in Tokyo on September 12th.
Iwamoto (10-7-1) won a featherweight tournament last year, submitting the previously undefeated Yuto Inoue in the final. In February his four fight winning streak came to an abrupt end when he was stopped by Hirotaka Nakada at Road to ONE 7.
Endo (13-6-3) is a former PFC bantamweight champion. He made his promotional debut last month, scoring a decision win over the previously undefeated Kouki Nakagawa at Pancrase 322.
As previously announced the event will feature a middleweight bout pitting Genpei Hayashi against Kazuki Kasai. The semi finals of the Neo Blood bantamweight tournament and the final of the Neo Blood lightweight tournament are also set for Pancrase 323.
In the bantamweight tournament Toshiomi Kazama faces Ryo Tajima. The former has won four straight fights since losing his pro debut in 2020 while the latter scored back to back victories in May.
The other semi final pits Akio Kawakita against Junya Ogawa. The former is fighting out of Tribe Tokyo while the latter represents Brave.
Shin Iraha takes on Dastan Omurzakov in the final of of the Neo Blood lightweight tournament. In the featherweight division Hirotaka Nakada faces Ryo Asami while Kisa Miyake takes on the returning Shinsuke Kamei.