Gold Medalists Satoshi Ishii vs Hidehiko Yoshida Collide At New Years Sengoku

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World Victory Road (WVR) – Olympic Judo Gold medalists Satoshi Ishii and Hidehiko Yoshida will face off at Sengok’s New Years event, according to Nightmare of Battle. The announcement was made by WVR, at a press conference in Tokyo to announce the event.

No official date for the event has been set.

“I think this is a good chance to teach (him) about the degree of difficulty of MMA, I want to teach him that. [Yoshida]”

Also the name Sengoku is expected to be changed later this year to something that is more globally neutral, like FEG’s “DREAM”.

Sengoku 9 Results and Videos

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NON-TOURNAMENT RESULTS

  • Mizuto Hirota def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 2:50
  • Masanori Kanehara def. Michihiro Omigawa via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
  • Kazuo Misaki def. Kazuhiro Nakamura via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 3:03
  • Blagoi Ivanov def. Kazuyuki Fujita via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-29)
  • Dan Hornbuckle def. Akihiro Gono via knockout (kick) – Round 3, 2:50
  • Eiji Mitsuoka def. Clay Franch via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 1:51
  • Yoshihiro Nakao def. Mu Bae Choi via unanimous decision. (30-28, 30-28, 30-29)
  • Chan Sung Jung def. Matt Jaggers via submission (Triangle) at 1:25 of R2.

FEATHERWEIGHT GRAND PRIX SEMIFINALS

FINALS

  • Ikuo Usuda def. Koji Ando via unanimous decision (20-19, 20-20)
  • Shigeki Osawa def. Toru Harai via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:24
  • Ryosuke Komori def. Takeshi Numajiri via TKO (punch) – Round 1, 3:25

Mizuto Hirota vs. Satoru Kitaoka – Finals

Masanori Kanehara vs. Michihiro Omigawa

Roiders Collide: Antonio “Big Foot” Silva Wants To Fight Josh Barnett For Sengoku Title

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Antonio “Big Foot” Silva talks with the Brazilian news magazine, Tatame (loosely translated with Google):

“I have two more fights in Sengoku, and winning this, we still have no opponent, I must fight for the belt in December. They will create the belt and I will fight for the title”

“I wish you were Josh Barnett, as he will not fight more in the United States…. He has a contract with Sengoku and is trained”

Former EliteXC heavyweight champion and accused roider, Antionio Silva wants to face Josh “Affliction Undertaker” Barnett in Sengoku’s heavyweight tournament set to start in September. The winner’s of the first round of the tournament would likely face off in December for the Sengoku heavyweight title.