RIZIN Fighting Federation closed out 2020 with a stacked mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card, which in keeping with the standards set by PRIDE FC, also featured kickboxing bouts and mixed-rules showdowns across a variety of weight classes.
In the bantamweight main event, Kyoji Horiguchi recaptured his 135-pound title by smashing Kai Asakura in the opening frame. Elsewhere on the card, Tenshin Nasukawa kept his undefeated record intact by outpointing Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit, while Takanori Gomi scored a majority decision over Koji Tanaka.
Complete RIZIN 26 results from Saitama Super Arena below.
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Kai Asakura via TKO (strikes) - Round 1
Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit via unanimous decision [kickboxing]
Mikuru Asakura def. Satoshi Yamasu via TKO (strikes) - Round 1
Takanori Gomi def. Koji Tanaka via majority decision
Ayaka Hamasaki def. Miyuu Yamamoto via submission (scissor choke) - Round 1
Naoki Inoue def. Yuki Motoyo via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1
Kleber Koike def. Kyle Aguon via submission (D’Arce choke) - Round
Kyohei Hagiwara def. Ren Hiramoto via TKO (corner stoppage) - Round 2
Hideo Tokoro def. Shinobu Ota via submission (armbar) - Round 2
Yoshinari Nadaka def. Petmalai Phetjaroenvit via TKO (strikes) - Round 1U
lka Sasaki def. Kenta Takizawa via unanimous decision
Kanna Asakura def. Ai Shimizu via unanimous decision
Shibatar def. Hiroya via submission (armbar) - Round 2
Kazuma Kuramoto def. Taiyo Nakahara via KO (strikes) - Round 1
Tsuyoshi Sudario def. Ikuhisa Minowa via TKO (strikes) - Round 1
Sakura Mori def. Eru Takebayashi via submission (armbar) - Round 1
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Kai Asakura
Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit
Tenshin Nasukawa concludes the year with a dominant three-round performance over a game Kumandoi. Takeru eyeing the fight ringside, but no fight announcement yet again. pic.twitter.com/E6NUuTB7lK— Beyond Kickboxing (@Beyond_Kick) December 31, 2020
Ayaka Hamasaki def. Miyuu Yamamoto
Kazuma Kuramoto def. Taiyo Nakahara
Not a bad way to close out 2020.