Rizin 4 Results: The 2016 Openweight GP Champion Is Crowned & UFC Vet Tatsuya Kawajiri Competes

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Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Finals: Mirko Cro Cop def. Amir Aliakbari by TKO via strikes

Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals: Mirko Cro Cop def. Baruto by TKO via strikes

Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals: Amir Aliakbari def. Valentin Moldavsky by split decision

Hideo Tokoro def. Erson Yamamoto by submission via arm bar

Kron Gracie def. Tatsuya Kawajiri by submission via rear naked choke

Rena def. Hanna Tyson by KO via body kick

Andy Nguyen def. Miyuu Yamamoto by submission via arm bar

Kizaemon Saiga def. Dillin West by TKO via strikes

Gabi Garcia def. Yumiko Hotta by TKO via strikes

Hayato Sakurai def. Wataru Sakata by TKO via strikes

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kawika Oligo by submission via guillotine choke


Round By Round Recap

Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Kawika Oligo

Round One: The round begins with Nasukawa attacking Oligo with some leg kicks, Nasukawa rocks a swinging Oligo with a two punch combination. Nasukawa scores a takedown on Oligo and he attacks him with a series of strikes, Nasukawa backs away and he allows Oligo to stand up as well. Nasukawa nails a swinging Oligo with a counter strike combination, Nasukawa then hits Oligo with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Nasukawa scores a takedown and Oligo goes for the guillotine choke, Nasukawa escapes to nail Oligo with a soccer kick to the head. Oligo scrambles to his feet and Nasukawa nails him with some knee strikes, Oligo scores a takedown on Nasukawa and he gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nasukawa

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchnaging a few kicks, Nasukawa drops Oligo with a punch. Oligo scrambles to his feet and he goes for the takedown on Nasukawa, Nasukawa catches Oligo with a guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kawika Oligo by submission via guillotine choke

Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Baruto

Round One: The round begins with Baruto charging at Cro Cop while throwing punches, Baruto holds Cro Cop in the ropes while landing a few more strikes. Cro Cop drops Baruto with a knee strike to the midsection, Cro Cop pounces on Baruto with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Mirko Cro Cop def. Baruto by TKO via strikes

Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals: Amir Aliakbari vs. Valentin Moldavsky

Round One: The round begins with a lot of grappling between both competitors, Aliakbari scores a takedown on Moldavsky and Moldavsky pops right back up to his feet. Aliakbari puts Moldavsky against the ropes while looking for a takedown, the fighters break away from each other and Moldavksy picks apart Aliakbari with some strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aliakbari

Round Two: The round begins with Aliakbari looking for the takedown against Moldavsky, Moldavsky starts attacking Aliakbari with combinations again. Aliakbari scores a takedown on Moldavksy and Moldavksy pops right back up to his feet, Aliakbari scores another takedown on Moldavksy and he gets back control. Aliakbari attacks Moldavsky with some strikes as he stands back up, Aliakbari puts Moldavsky against the ropes while looking for another takedown. The fighters exchange knee strikes as they battle along the ropes, the referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Aliakbari nailing Moldavsky with a knee strike to the midsection, Aliakbari again puts Moldavsky in the corner before scoring another takedown. Aliakbari nails Moldavsky with an illegal strike and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Moldavsky atacking Aliakbari with a striking combination. Aliakbari pops Moldavsky with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Aliakbari (Final Score: 20-18 for Aliakbari)

Official Result: Amir Aliakbari def. Valentin Moldavsky by split decision

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Hayato Sakurai vs. Wataru Sakata

Round One: The round begins with Sakurai scoring a takedown on Sakata and he gets the full guard, Sakurai starts attacking Sakata with some ground and pound. The referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Sakurai attacks Sakata with leg kicks. Sakata puts Sakurai against the ropes while looking for a takedown, Sakurai drops Sakata with a knee strike and he ounces on him with a few strikes. Sakurai transitions to the full mount on Sakata while landing strikes, Sakata scrambles and he gets Sakurai into the half guard position. Sakurai goes back to attacking Sakata with more ground and pound, Sakurai transitions to side control on Sakata. Sakurai regains the full mount position again on Sakata, Sakata scrambles at the right time again to get Sakurai in his half guard. Sakurai lands more strikes on Sakata as he regains the full mount, Sakurai starts attacking Sakata with a lot of ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sakurai

Round Two: The round begins with Sakata cracking Sakurai with a left, Sakurai drops Sakata with a knee strike to the midsection. Sakurai pounces on Sakata with a bunch of knee strikes to the head of a downed Sakata, Sakurai gains the side control position on Sakata. Sakurai transitions to the full mount on Sakata while landing strikes, Sakurai turns up the heat with his ground and pound on Sakata until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Hayato Sakurai def. Wataru Sakata by TKO via strikes

Gabi Garcia vs. Yumiko Hotta

Round One: The round begins with Hotta bouncing off the ropes for no apparent reason, Garcia starts clobbering Hotta with a striking combination followed by a pair of knee strikes. Garcia drops Hotta with a combination and pounces on her with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Gabi Garcia def. Yumiko Hotta by TKO via strikes

Kizaemon Saiga vs. Dillin West

Round One: The round begins with Saiga attacking West with some leg kicks, Saiga also starts catching West with some jabs. West starts hunting for the takedowns against Saiga, Saiga scores a takedown on West and he gets the half guard. Saiga stands up and he allows West to stand up as well, Saiga then cracks West with a right hook to the face. West comes forward while attacking Saiga with a combination, Saiga drops West with a combination and he pounces on him with knee strikes as he stands up. Saiga drops West with a left and follows up with a soccer kick as the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kizaemon Saiga def. Dillin West by TKO via strikes

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Andy Nguyen vs. Miyuu Yamamoto

Round One: The round begins with both fighters taking some swings at each other, Nguyen starts attacking Yamamoto with leg kicks. Yamamoto scores a takedown on Nguyen and she gets the full guard, Yamamoto starts nailing Nguyen with some ground and pound. The referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Yamamoto nailing Nguyen with a right. Nguyen goes back to attacking Yamamoto with leg kicks before eating a counter right, Yamamoto scores another takedown on Nguyen and she gets the full guard. Yamamoto goes back to attacking Nguyen with some ground and pound, Nguyen rolls for the arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Andy Nguyen def. Miyuu Yamamoto by submission via arm bar

Rena vs. Hanna Tyson

Round One: The round begins with Tyson attacking Rena with some leg kicks, Tyson then cracks Rena with a punching combination. Rena starts catching Tyson with a few jabs, Tyson eats a kick as she catches Rena with a two punch combination. Rena then catches an incoming Tyson with a knee strike, Tyson attacks Rena with an overhand right while avoiding the high kick. Rena then catches Tyson with a kick to the midsection, Tyson hits a swinging Rena with a two punch combination. Rena eats a left hook as she attacks Tyson with a superwoman punch, Rena grabs Tyson and she attacks her with knee strikes. Rena scores a takedown on Tyson as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tyson

Round Two: The round begins with Rena attacking Tyson with a high kick, Tyson starts attacking Rena with combinations of her own. Rena scores a takedown on Tyson and both fighters are back on their feet after a long scramble, Tyson starts nailing Rena with leg kicks. Rena scores a takedown on Tyson and she gets the half guard, Tyson sweeps Rena and she winds up getting top position. Tyson starts attacking Rena with some ground and pound, Tyson backs off Rena and she allows her to stand up as well. Rena then pops Tyson with a short right hook, Rena goes for the takedown and Tyson winds up getting top position. Tyson gets to her feet and she holds Rena against the ropes until they separate, Rena nails Tyson with a left hook and they grapple as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tyson (Overall Score: 20-18 for Tyson)

Round Three: The round begins with Tyson cracking Rena with some kicks to the midsection, the fighters also exchange a few knee strikes. Rena follows Tyson around the ring while nailing her with combinations, Rena then nails Tyson with a kick to the midsection. Rena briefly drops Tyson with a multiple strike combination, Tyson scrambles to her feet and Rena attacks her with more knee strikes. Rena drops Tyson with a kick to the midsection and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Rena def. Hanna Tyson by KO via body kick

Erson Yamamoto vs. Hideo Tokoro

Round One: The round begins with Yamamoto taking a few swings at Tokoro, Tokoro starts nailing Yamamoto with some leg kicks. Yamamoto drops Tokoro with a short right hook, Yamamoto goes to the ground and Tokoro catches him in an arm bar from out of nowhere to force a submission.

Official Result: Hideo Tokoro def. Erson Yamamoto by submission via arm bar

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Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kron Gracie

Round One: The round begins with Kawajiri attacking Gracie with some leg kicks, Kawajiri follows that up by popping Gracie with a right. Gracie grabs Kawajiri as he eats a few uppercuts to the chin, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. Kawajiri eats a knee strike as he puts Gracie against the ring ropes, the fighters clinch again and use dirty boxing against each other. Kawajiri then cracks an incoming Gracie with a right to the midsection, Kawajiri attacks the midsection of Gracie with a series of rights while in the clinch. Kawajiri then cracks Gracie with a knee strike to the face, Gracie pulls guard on Kawajiri to get the fight to the ground. Kawajiri starts attacking Gracie with some ground and pound, Kawajiri postures up and jumps on the head of Gracie. Gracie gets back up and he puts Kawajiri against the ropes again, Kawajiri then cracks Gracie with a knee strike to the face. Gracie pulls guard again to get the fight to the ground again, Gracie peppers Kawajiri with short range strikes as he attempts some submissions. Gracie rolls for the arm bar and Kawajiri scrambles to escape, Gracie transitions to back control on Kawajiri. Gracie holds the position while looking for the submissions as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gracie

Round Two: The round begins with Kawajiri attacking Gracie with a variety of kicks, Gracie pulls guard on Kawajiri to get the fight on the ground. Kawajiri starts attacking Gracie with ground and pound, Kawajiri postures up and kicks at Gracie until he hits the ground. Gracie quickly scrambles and he gets back control on Kawajiri, Gracie locks in the rear naked choke and Kawajiri taps out.

Official Result: Kron Gracie def. Tatsuya Kawajiri by submission via rear naked choke

Rizin 2016 Openweight Grand Prix Finals: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Amir Aliakbari

Round One: The round begins with Aliakbari taking a few swings at Cro Cop, Aliakbari grabs Cro Cop and he puts him against the ropes. Cro Cop breaks free after catching Aliakbari with a few knee strikes, Cro Cop drops Aliakbari with a straight left and he drops Aliakbari a second time after he gets up to force the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Mirko Cro Cop def. Amir Aliakbari by TKO via strikes

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