The Rizin FF Heavyweight Tournament is set, as the new promotion announced the bracket and a reserve bout at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan on Monday.
The eight-man grand prix will feature Satoshi Ishii vs. Jiri Prochazka, Teodoras Aukstolos vs. Bruno Cappelozza, Goran Reljic vs. Vadim Nemkov, and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal against a yet-to-be-announced opponent.
King Mo is the only man awaiting an official opponent, as Mark Godbeer was forced out of the tournament due to injury.
The reserve bout for the tournament will see Valentin Moldavsky challenge Yuta Uchida.
The tournament will begin on December 29th and conclude on December 31st.
Also on the show, which airs on Spike TV, will be Kazushi Sakuraba in a catchweight bout against Shinya Aoki and Kron Gracie vs. Erson Yamamoto.