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RIZIN 13 highlights! All the laughs, tears, and violence from Japan

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Take a look at all the craziness that went down in Saitama Super Arena as RIZIN makes the case for PRIDE never dying.

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Over 25,000 people filled the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday afternoon for the 13th RIZIN Fighting Federation event, and it was a glorious night of combat that even a typhoon couldn’t put a damper on. Those that tuned in around the world via Fite TV also got enough action to keep them riveted, no matter how late / early it was.

Headlined by Kyoji Horiguchi’s valiant attempt to kickbox with stand up star Tenshin, the RIZIN card also featured highlights from Daron Cruickshank, Haruo Ochii, and Mirko Crocop, along with an entertainingly bad bout involving Bob Sapp. In the middle of all the craziness and pageantry, the event took an emotional turn as RIZIN honored Japanese legend Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto with a moment of silence. His sister also fought and won a fight against Andy Nguyen, just 12 days removed from Kid’s passing due to cancer.

Since MMA is a visual medium, I think it’s best to let you see all the action from this event. Let’s take a look at all the results, highlights, and finishes!

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kyoji Horiguchi via unanimous decision

Jiri Prochazka def. Jake Heun via TKO (strikes) at 4:29 of R1

Mikura Asakura def. Karshyga Dautbek via unanimous decision

Daron Cruickshank def. Diego Brandao via KO (flying knee) at 5:18 of R1

Miyuu Yamamoto def. Andy Nguyen via unanimous decision

Mirko Cro Cop def. Roque Martinez via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 4:58 of R1

Bob Sapp def. Kintaro Osunaarashi via unanimous decision

Haruo Ochi def. Mitsuhisa Sunabe via KO (soccer kick) at 2:51 of R3

Kai Asakura def. Topnoi Thanongsakiek via unanimous decision

Ayaka Hamasaki def. Mina Kurobe via submission (kimura) at 4:45 of R1

Taiga Kawabe vs. Kento Haraguchi majority draw [Kickboxing bout]

Manel Kape def. Yusaku Nakamura via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:28 of R1