Rizin FF makes its first trip to Fukuoka, Japan, on Oct. 15, and the promotion announced the official bout order for the upcoming event.
Highlighted by a grappling match between Japanese star Kazushi Sakuraba and former UFC champion Frank Shamrock, the card includes the first round of Rizin’s women’s atomweight tournament and additional bouts in the men’s bantamweight GP.
In the atomweight tournament, the first round matches are RENA vs. Andy Nguyen, Alyssa Garcia vs. Maria Oliveira, Kanna Asakura vs. Sylwia Juskiewicz, and Irene Rivera vs. Miyuu Yamamoto.
The 135-pound matches are Shintaro Ishiwatari vs. Akhmed Musakaev, Jae Hoon Moon vs. Kevin Petshi, and Manel Kape vs. Erson Yamamoto. The winners advance to the next round, where they join Kyoji Horiguchi, Khalid Taha and Anthony Birchak.
Check the full lineup below.
RENA vs. Andy Nguyen
Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Yamato Fujita
Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Frank Shamrock — grappling
Akiyo Nishiura vs. Andy Souwer
King Reina vs. Crystal Stokes
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Gabriel Oliveira
Shintaro Ishiwatari vs. Akhmed Musakaev
Jae Hoon Moon vs. Kevin Petshi
Manel Kape vs. Erson Yamamoto
Jerome Le Banner vs. Roque Martinez
Alyssa Garcia vs. Maria Oliveira
Kanna Asakura vs. Sylwia Juskiewicz
Irene Rivera vs. Miyuu Yamamoto
Issei Ishii vs. Jin Mandokoro — kickboxing
YUKI vs. Darvish Kurogi — kickboxing
Yoshihisa Morimoto vs. Ryota Renseigym — kickboxing