Tenshin Nasukawa continues to power through 2019 with big wins, washing off the stink of his bad exhibition fight loss to Floyd Mayweather on New Years Eve. The latest victim: Argentinian kickboxer Martin Blanco, who fell to Tenshin in the second round after taking some tremendous shots to the body.
Take a look at some of the highlights care of highlight god Caposa showing Nasukawa tenderizing Blanco’s organs with a sharp kick, and then the finisher which was a big knee.
June 2, 2019
本人も「あれは 立てないだろうな」と思っちゃったミドルキック...#RIZIN #那須川天心 #マーティン・ブランコ pic.twitter.com/R8Pp4yCOrj— LS -YG垢- (@JUNE_iKONIC) June 2, 2019
And video of the finish and the lead up to it:
Tenshin vs Martin Blanco for the ISKA title (FujiTV) pic.twitter.com/UqFScw1l9K— Cerebral Vigilante (@Delisketo) June 2, 2019
The win improves Tenshin’s kickboxing record to 32-0 and also earned him the ISKA featherweight title. He’ll be back in action just over a month from now on July 21st as he works through the Rise World Series 2019 tournament, where he’ll meet Suakim PK Saenchaimuaythaigym in the semi-finals.
We’ll provide you with a round up of RIZIN FF 16 action later in the day, but for now here’s the straight results:
- Tenshin Nasukawa def. Martin Blanco via knockout (Round 2) (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
- Mamoru Uoi def. Kana Hyatt via technical knockout (Round 3)
- Ryuji Horio def. Kunitaka Fujiwara via unanimous decision (kickboxing)
- Erson Yamamoto def. Tim Eschtruth via knockout (Round 1) (kickboxing)
- Taiju Shiratori def. Hiroto Yamaguchi via unanimous decision (30-28, 29-28, 29-28) (kickboxing)
- Takaki Soya def. Naiki Kawahara via knockout (Round 1)
- Kan Nakamura def. Itto Nakatake via knockout (Round 2) (kickboxing)
- Seiki Ueyama def. Kengo by technical knockout (referee stoppage) (Round 1) (kickboxing)
- Yuya Shibata def. Yuki Tanaka via technical knockout (Round 1) (kickboxing)