Report: Eight More Fights Added To Rizin 22 & Rizin 23, Kotetsu Boku In Action


Rizin returns to action for the first time in a long time due to the coronavirus, with Rizin 22 and Rizin 23 set for next month.

Additional fights have been revealed for both cards, starting with three more bouts set for Rizin 22 on August 9:

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Erson Yamamoto vs. Kenji Kato (MMA)

Rikuto Shirakawa vs. Kyohei Hagiwara (MMA)

Nadaka Yoshinari vs. Yuushin (Kickboxing)

Also, a total of five fights have been added to Rizin 23 on August 10:

Kotetsu Boku vs. Jin Anoi (MMA)

Yusaku Nakamura vs. Tatsuki Saomoto (MMA)

Kento Haraguchi vs. Taiga (Kickboxing)

Kaito vs. Daryl Lokoku (Kickboxing)

Shinato Matsukura vs Koji MoriĀ (MMA)

Rizin 22 takes place on Saturday, August 9 from the Pia Arena MMA in Yokohama, Japan with Roberto Satoshi Souza and Yusuke Yachi headlining. Rizin 23 takes place on Sunday, August 10 from the Pia Arena MMA in Yokohama, Japan with Kai Asakura and Hromasa Ogikubo headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage for both events, while stateside broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.

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