Three more fights confirmed for Rizin 24
Three more fights were confirmed for Rizin 24 today. Two kickboxing bouts and one heavyweight MMA match have been added to the September 27th card at the Saitama Super Arena.
The heavyweight fight pits Tsuyoshi Sudario against Dylan James. Both men are making their MMA debuts but the former is a sumo wrestler while the latter is a pro wrestling veteran.
The other two contests added to the card are catchweight kickboxing bouts. Yuki Kitagawa faces Taishi Hiratsuka at 60kgs while Mutsuki Ebata takes on Rasta at 55kgs.
As previously announced kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa will make his return to Rizin against former K-1 fighter Koji Tanaka on September 27th. The fight is set for a catchweight of 55kgs.
The Saitama Super Arena will not be filled to capacity due to Covid-19 concerns. The audience is capped at 5,000 and the tickets have already sold out.