RIZIN 20: Manel Kape Wins Bantamweight Title, Seo Hee Ham Takes Atomweight Belt
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from RIZIN 20, which took place today in Saitama, Japan.
In the main event, Manel Kape secured the promotion’s vacant bantamweight title by stopping Kai Asakura. The card also saw Seo Hee Ham take the super atomweight belt from Ayaka Hamasaki via split decision, and Tofiq Musaev capture the lightweight title, by winning RIZIN’s lightweight grand prix.
Light-heavyweight champ Jiri Prochazka defended his title by quickly knocking out C.B. Dollaway.
In kickboxing action, striking sensation Tenshin Nasukawa stopped Rui Ebata at 2:42 of the opening round (three knockdowns).
Manel Kape def. Kai Asakura via TKO (punches) – R2, 0:38 – for vacant bantamweight title
Seo Hee Ham def. Ayaka Hamasaki via split decision – for women’s super atomweight title
Mikuru Asakura def. John Teixeira via unanimous decision
Rena Kubota def. Lindsey VanZandt via TKO (corner stoppage) – R3, 4:42
Tofiq Musaev def. Patricky Freire via unanimous decision – for lightweight title
Jiri Prochazka def. C.B. Dollaway via KO (punch) – R1, 1:55 – for light heavyweight title
Simon Biyong def. Vitaly Shemetov via TKO (tap due to strikes) – R2, 0:58
Hiromasa Ogikubo def. Shintaro Ishiwatari via split decision
Jake Heun def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (punches) – R1, 1:12
Patrick Mix def. Yuki Motoya via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 1:36
Miyuu Yamamoto def. Suwanan Boonsorn via unanimous decision
Patricky Freire def. Luiz Gustavo via TKO (punches and soccer kick) – R1, 0:28
Tofiq Musaev def. Johnny Case via TKO (punches) – R1, 2:46
Results via MMA Junkie