Hamasaki Wins ‘Champ-Champ’ Bout, Nasukawa Destroys Blanco • MMA News
Rizin 16 is in the books and we’ve got the results for you.
The action took place earlier today (June 2) inside World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan. Rizin 16 featured mixed martial arts and kickboxing action. On the MMA front, Rizin super atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki took on Invicta FC atomweight title holder Jinh Yu Frey in a rematch. Hamasaki once again reigned supreme over Frey.
In the main kickboxing attraction, 20-year-old phenom Tenshin Nasukawa took on Martin Blanco. Nasukawa crumbled Blanco in the second round and eventually finished him off.
Peep the Rizin 16 results below:
- Tenshin Nasukawa def Martin Blanco via TKO (knee to body) – R2 (kickboxing)
- Ayaka Hamasaki def Jinh Yu Frey via unanimous decision
- Miyuu Yamamoto def Kanna Asakura via unanimous decision
- Jake Heun def Roque Martinez via split decision
- Yusaku Nakamura def Topnoi Tiger Muay Thai via unanimous decision
- Tofiq Musayev def Daron Cruickshank via unanimous decision
- Uoi Fullswing def Kana Hyatt via TKO (punches and soccer kicks) – R3
- Ryuji Horio def Kunitaka Fujiwara via unanimous decision (kickboxing)
- Erson Yamamoto def Tim Eschtruth via KO (elbow) – R1
- Taiju Shiratori def Hiroto Yamaguchi via unanimous decision (kickboxing)
- Takaki Soya def Namiki Kawahara via KO (punch) – R1
- Kan Nakamura def Itto Nakatake via KO (head kick) – R2 (kickboxing)
- Seiki Ueyama def Kengo Shimizu via TKO – R1 (kickboxing)
- Yuya Shibata def Yuki Tanaka via TKO – R1 (kickboxing)