Shooto will hold its next combat sports event at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on May 6, 2019 as part of the 30th anniversary tour of the combat sport and mixed martial arts organization. The fight card has 11 mixed martial arts matches.
Five countries will be represented at the Shooto 30th Anniversary Tour at the Korakuen Hall namely Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, the United States and the Netherlands. Here is the full fight card:
- Ayano Kosukegawa [小助川綾乃] (Japan) vs Miuna Kimura [木村 美海] (Japan)
- Jonathan Valles (USA) vs “The Danger” Won Bin Ki [기원빈] (South Korea)
- Satomi Hirose [廣瀬里美] (Japan) vs Kyu Kitano [北野きゅう] (Japan)
- Masatoshi Abe [阿部正律](Japan) vs Michael “Smashboy” Nakagawa (USA)
- Sarah Jane McCann (USA) vs Eun Ji Choi [최은지] (South Korea)
- Tsubasa Saito [齋藤翼] (Japan) vs Jung Min Kim [임정민] (South Korea)
- Yuki Okano [岡野裕城] (Japan) vs Kyung Pyo Kim [김경표] (South Korea)
- Bantamweight: Mamoru “Full Swing” Uoi [魚井守] (Japan) vs Kenji Kato [加藤ケンジ] (Japan)
- Featherweight: Wataru Miki [美木航] (Japan) vs Ryoji Kudo [工藤諒司] (Japan)
- Bantamweight: Keita “Fierce Fighting King” Ishibashi [石橋圭太] (Japan) vs Nobuki Fujii [藤井伸樹] (Japan)
- Bantamweight: Ryo Okada [ 岡田遼] (Japan) vs Jean Claude Saclag (Philippines)
- Featherweight: Caol “Shoten” Uno [宇野薫] (Japan) vs Duane “Bambino” van Helvoirt (Netherlands)
- Featherweight: Yutaka Saito [斉藤裕] (Japan) vs Agy “The Wolverine” Sardari (Netherlands)
- Strawweight: Ryohei “Ken Asuka” Kurosawa [黒澤亮平] (Japan) vs Jerome “Torogi” Wanawan (Philippines)
- Flyweight: Koha “Hiroba” Minowa [箕輪洸葉] (Japan) vs Jared Ryan Almazan (Philippines)
- Bantamweight: Yuta Nezu [根津優太] (Japan) vs Kazuma Sone [祖根寿麻] (Japan)
- Shooto Lightweight Championship: Koshi “Luxor” Matsumoto [松本光史] (Japan) vs Naoyuki Kotani [小谷直之] (Japan)
- Shooto Flyweight Championship: Hiromasa Ogikubo [扇久保博正] (Japan) vs Kiyotaka Shimizu [清水清隆] (Japan)
Japanese wrestler and MMA promoter Satoru “Tiger Mask” Sayama, 61, established Shooto in 1985. Its first professional event happened in 1989.
ONE Championship supports the Shooto 30th Anniversary Tour. The first part of the series took place at the Korakuen Hall on January 27, 2019.
The second part of the Shooto 30th Anniversary Tour took place at the New Pier Hall in Tokyo on March 24, 2019. Here is a clip from the first part: