RIZIN 25 Results: Yutaka Saito Wins Inaugural Featherweight Title
By FCF Staff
RIZIN crowned the promotion’s first featherweight champion on Friday, as Yutaka Saito defeated Mikuru Asakura in the main event.
Saito halted Asakaura’s eight-fight winning streak via a unanimous decision victory to win the featherweight title.
With the win, Saito moved his overall record to 19-4-2 while the record of Asakura now stands at 13-2.
Here are the complete results for RIZIN 25, which took place in Osaka, Japan.
Yutaka Saito def. Mikuru Asakura via unanimous decision
Hiromasa Ougikubo def. Kenta Takizawa via unanimous decision
Ryuichiro Sumimura def. Gota Yamashita via split decision
Tatsuki Saomoto def. Daichi Kitakata via unanimous decision
Kyohei Hagiwara def. Yojiro Uchimura via KO (punch) R1, 0:22
(Kickboxing) Taiga def. Yuma Yamahata via unanimous decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-28)
(Kickboxing) Isami Sano def. Hidenori Ebata via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Rikuto Shirakawa def. Kotetsu Boku via TKO (punches and soccer kick) R3, 4:19
(Kickboxing) Jin Mandokoro def. Syuto Sato via unanimous decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-28)
(Kickboxing) Shohei Asahara def. Yuma Yamaguchi via KO, R3 2:59
Results via MMA Sucka.