RIZIN 15: Jiri Prochazka Stops “King Mo” Lawal to Win Inaugural LHW Title
By FCF Staff
RIZIN 15 took place today in Yokohama Arena in Japan, and the card saw Jiri Prochazka win the promotion’s inaugural, light-heavyweight title.
Prochazka battled “King Mo” Lawal for the belt, and proceeded to stop the accomplished fighter with strikes in round three.
The event also featured bantamweight champ Kyoji Horiguchi in action, who quickly took out Ben Nguyen in a catch-weight contest at 132 pounds.
Striking sensation Tenshin Nasukawa faced Fritz Biagtan in a kickboxing match at 130 pounds, and stopped the latter in round three.
Here are the complete MMA results for RIZIN 15 (via MMA Junkie).
Jiri Prochazka def. Muhammed Lawal via TKO (punches) – R3, 3:00
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Ben Nguyen via TKO (punches) – R1, 2:53
Roberto de Souza def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (punches) – R2, 3:57
Karl Albrektsson vs. Christiano Frohlich via unanimous decision
Rena Kubota def. Samantha Jean-Francois via unanimous decision
Mikuru Asakura def. Luiz Gustavo via unanimous decision
Kana Watanabe def. Justyna Haba via unanimous decision
Damien Brown def. Koji Takeda via unanimous decision
Manel Kape def. Seiichiro Ito via TKO (punches) – R2, 2:59
Kanako Murata def. Saray Orozco via technical submission (Von Flue choke) – R2, 2:12