November is going to be a busy month for MMA fans and Rizin has thrown their hat into the madness with Rizin 25, which is set for November 21.
The event is going to be headlined by a bout between Mikuru Asakura and Yutaka Saito, with the winner of that bout becoming the first ever Rizin featherweight champion. Other notables partaking in the fisticuffs include Hiromasa Ougikubo, Taiga, Let’s Gota and Kenta Takizawa.
A total of nine bouts are set for the card, with those fights being:
Bout 9: Mikuru Asakura (13-1) vs. Yutaka Saito (18-4-2) (Vacant RIZIN Featherweight Championship)
Bout 8: Hiromasa Ougikubo (20-5-2) vs. Kenta Takizawa (11-5) (134 lbs)
Bout 7: Ryuichiro Sumimura (15-8) vs. Let’s Gota (14-9-1) (169 lbs)
Bout 6: Yojiro Uchimura (17-13-3) vs. Kyohei Hagiwara (1-3) (145 lbs)
Bout 5: Tatsuki Saomoto (15-2) vs. Daichi Kitakata (20-9-1) (125 lbs)
Bout 4: Jin Mandokoro vs. Syuto Sato (Kickboxing Bout) (116 lbs)
Bout 3: Taiga vs. Yuma Yamahata (Kickboxing Bout) (133 lbs)
Bout 2: Yuma Yamaguchi vs. Shohei Asahara (Kickboxing Bout) (138 lbs)
Bout 1: Hidenori Ebata vs. Isami Sano (Kickboxing Bout) (182 lbs)