Rizin’s first event of the year takes place on Saturday, February 22 with Rizin 21 and a total of twelve bouts have been added to the card.
The fights were all revealed during a press conference earlier today, with such notables as UFC veteran Masanori Kanehara facing Victory Henry, UFC Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 alumni Daniel Salas facing Mikuru Asakura, Bellator MMA veteran Falco Neto facing Marcos De Souza and UFC veteran Naoki Inoue facing Trent Girdham.
Here are the twelve announced match ups set for Rizin 21 next month:
Mikuru Asakura vs. Daniel Salas
Vugar Keramov vs. Kyle Aguon
Victor Henry vs. Masanori Kanehara
Trent Girdham vs. Naoki Inoue
Kintaro vs. Kenji Kato
Roque Martinez vs. Hideki Sekine
Marcos de Souza vs. Falco Neto
Yuya vs. Kouki
Kenichi Takeuchi vs. Naoya
Kousuke Jitukata vs. Ryo Sakai
Masaji Tozuka vs. Masahiro Ozawa
Henry Cejas vs Seido
Rizin 21 takes place on Saturday, February 22 from the Hamamatsu Arena in Shizuoka, Japan with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on Fite TV.