All fighters made weight in Yokohama, Japan for Saturday’s RIZIN 15 card, featuring names like Tenshin Nasukawa, Kyoji Horiguchi, and King Mo Lawal.
Hours after the UFC put on a show in St. Petersburg, Japan’s RIZIN was back in action, for a Sunday card (early AM for those in the west) featuring the promotion’s inaugural light heavyweight title fight in the main event. That bout was set to have ‘King’ Mo Lawal take on Jiri Prochazka, and with all fighters making weight Saturday, the title fight was a go!
Check below for full weigh-in results for the event, which goes down at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. Standouts on the card include Tenshin Nasukawa, returning to kickboxing after an exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and bantamweight champ Kyoji Horiguchi, in a non-title bout with former UFC fighter Ben Nguyen.
RIZIN 15 Weigh-In Results:
Muhammed Lawal (95.15kg/203) vs. Jiri Prochazka (93.00/205)
Tenshin Nasukawa (58.95kg/130) vs. Fritz Biagtan (57.45kg/127) – kickboxing
Kyoji Horiguchi (59.65kg/131) vs. Ben Nguyen (59.85kg/131)
Satoru Kitaoka (70.70kg/156) vs. Roberto de Souza (70.60kg/156)
Karl Albrektsson (93.00kg/205) vs. Christiano Frohlich (92.75kg/205)
Rena Kubota (50.90kg/112) vs. Samantha Jean-Francois (51.00kg/112)
Mikuru Asakura (67.95kg/150) vs. Luiz Gustavo Felix dos Santos (67.80kg/150)
Kana Watanabe (56.70kg/125) vs. Justyna Haba (57.00kg/125)
Damien Brown (70.55kg/155) vs. Koji Takeda (70.35kg/155)
Manel Kape (57.85kg/128) vs. Seiichiro Ito (57.85kg/128)
Kanako Murata (56.50kg/124) vs. Saray Orozco Rodriguez (56.00kg/123)
Taiga Kawabe (60.95kg/135) vs. Thallison Ferreira (61.00kg/134) – kickboxing