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‘Pancrase 321’ fight card: Isao Kobayashi vs Taichi Nakajima, Toru Ogawa vs Taiki Akiba in Tokyo, Japan

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Pancrase kicks off the year with a Featherweight King of Pancrase title match headlining the  card. Also, the first round of a 4-Man Flyweight Interim King of Pancrase Championship  tournament will take place since previous Interim Champion, Shohei Masumizu, relinquished his title. Following the final of the tournament, set for August 2021, current Flyweight King  of Panrcrase Champion, Senzo Ikeda, will face the winner to unify the title. 

  • Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship – 5R/5M 

Isao Kobayashi (NEVER QUIT, 26-5-0) , Current (8th Generation) Featherweight King of Pancrase Champion vs Taichi Nakajima (LOUTUS Setagaya, 15-11-1) #1 

  • 4-Man Flyweight Interim Championship Tournament 3R/5M 

Toru Ogawa (Tribe Tokyo MMA, 13-4) #2, 2015 Neo Blood Super Flyweight Tournament Winner vs Taiki Akiba (Free, 11-9-1) #6 

  • 4-Man Flyweight Interim Championship Tournament 3R/5M 

Masatatsu Ueda (G-Face TEAM, 12-5) #3 vs Satoru Enomoto (Kawaguchi REDIPS, 9-3) #7, 2019 Neo Blood Tournament Winner & MVP 

  • Strawweight – 3R/5M 

Ryo Hatta (Strapple Ohana, 14-6) #1 vs Yuta Miyazawa (K-PLACE, 4-3) #3 

  • Lightweight – 3R/5M 

Koshi Matsumoto (M PLATIC, 21-9-2) #4, Shooto (12th Generation) World Lightweight Champion vs Akira Okada (Musashi Murayama Saito Clinic / &MOSH, 14-9-3), Featherweight #4

 

  • Bantamweight – 3R/5M 

Toshinori Tsunemura (Reversal Gym Me,We, 14-11-4) vs. Koji Onigami (CAVE, 5-4-2) 

 

  • Featherweight – 3R/5M 

Tokitaka Nakanishi (ISHITSUNA MMA, 5-2) vs Ryo Asami (RINGS, 2-0) 

  • Welterweight – 3R/5M 

Yuki Kondo (Pancrasism Yokohama, 61-37-9), 5th & 8th Generation King of Pancrase Champion vs. Yoshinori Suzuki (K-PLACE, 5-15-1-1NC) 

  • Featherweight – 3R/5M 

Issei Tamura (Free, 13-10) #5, 6th Generation King of Pancrase Champion vs Hirotaka Nakada (Wajutsu Keishukai HEARTS, 2-1) 

 

  • Bantamweight – 3R/5M 

Masahide Hiraoka (KRAZY BEE, 6-5) #6, 2019 Neo Blood Tournament Winner vs Rui Imura (Nexusense, 4-0) #11, 2020 Neo Blood Tournament Winner & MVP 

  • Strawweight – 3R/5M 

Toshiya Takashima (Reversal Gym Shinjuku Me,We, 6-3-1) #5 vs. Ryosuke Noda (ALLIANCE, 4-1) 

 

  • Bantamweight – 3R/5M 

Joji Hirata (ANGURA MMA, 7-4-1) vs Keita Fukushima (K-PLACE, 6-0)

 

  • Flyweight – 3R/5M 

Emiko Raika (RIGHT THING ACADEMY, 10-7-1) #3 vs Nori Date (Team DATE, 3-4) 

  • Featherweight – 3R/5M 

Raiki Endo (Power of Dream Sapporo, 12-6-3) vs Kouki Nakagawa (Reliable MMA Dojo, 8-0)

 

In addition to a ticketed audience, PANCRASE 321 will stream live on PPV with the option  of English or Japanese commentary: 

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