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Friday, Dec 06, 2019

RIZIN 20: Tenshin Nasukawa Added to NYE Card, Michael Chandler Gets New Opponent

Tenshin Nasukawa

By FCF Staff

RIZIN has announced some additions and changes to the promotion’s New Year’s Eve card, which will take place in Saitama, Japan.

Following the news that Benson Henderson will no longer fight Michael Chandler (19-5) at the event, due to injury, RIZIN’s announced that Sidney Outlaw (14-3)  will battle the former Bellator champ.

In addition, RIZIN has confirmed that striking sensation, Tenshin Nasukawa (35-0) will face Rui Ebata(41-2-3) in a kickboxing bout.

Here is the updated line-up for RIZIN 20 (via MMA Fighting).

Kai Asakura vs. Manel Kape – for vacant bantamweight title

Jiri Prochazka vs. C.B. Dollaway – for light-heavyweight championship

Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Seo Hee Ham

Johnny Case vs. Tofiq Musaev [Lightweight GP semifinal]

Patricky Freire vs. Luiz Gustavo [Lightweight GP semifinal]

Yuki Motoya vs. Patrick Mix

Mikuru Asakura vs. John Macapa

Vitaly Shemetov vs. Simon Biyong

Jake Heun vs. Satoshi Ishii

Lindsey VanZandt vs. Rena Kubota

Shintaro Ishiwatari vs. Hiromasa Ogikubo

Case/Musaev vs. Freire/Gustavo [Lightweight GP final]

Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Rui Ebata — kickboxing

Taiju Shiratori vs. Taiga — kickboxing

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:01 am
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