Rizin 11 is history.
Earlier today (July 29), Rizin 11 took place inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event was headlined by a 108-pound scrap between Kanna Asakura and Rena Kubota. Asakura won the bout via unanimous decision. The co-headliner saw Kyoji Horiguchi survive an early knockdown to dominate Hiromasa Ogikubo.
Getting the main card started was a bout between two former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans. The lone Pride FC lightweight champion Takanori Gomi clashed with Melvin Gullard. Gomi turned back the clock to earn a first-round knockout win.
Check out the Rizin 11 results below:
Kanna Asakura def. Rena Kubota via unanimous decision
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Hiromasa Ogikubo via unanimous decision
Jiri Prochazka def. Bruno Cappelozza via KO (strikes) – R1, 1:23
Takanori Gomi def. Melvin Guillard via KO (strikes) – R1, 2:33
Diego Brandao def. Satoru Kitaoka via KO (strikes) – R1, 1:30
Unurjargal Boldpurev def. Shoma Shibisai via unanimous decision
Miyuu Yamamoto def. Saori Ishioka via split decision
Thanongsaklek Chuwattana def. Tadaaki Yamamoto via KO (punch) – R1, 1:06
Daron Cruickshank def. Tom Santos via TKO (elbows) – R3, 4:11