Tenshin Nasukawa faces Ahmed Ferradji at Rizin 16
A Rizin press conference scheduled for today was cancelled. Instead the promotion announced the bout via Twitter:
— RIZIN FF OFFICIAL (@rizin_PR) May 8, 2019
The ISKA featherweight title will be on the line when the two kickboxers meet in Kobe on June 2nd. The event will be headlined by a super atomweight title between Ayaka Hamasaki and Jinh Yu Frey.
Another kickboxing bout was also added to the card today. Hiroto Yamaguchi will face off against Taiju Shiratori in a non title match.
In total there are now four kickboxing bouts on the eight fight card. Two of Japan’s top female fighters will also go head to head when Kanna Asakura takes on Miyuu Yamamoto in a catchweight contest.