DEEP 81 IMPACT
Start:14:30 / End:19:00
DEEP 81 IMPACT took place on 23rd December 2017 at FULL HOUSE of Differ Ariake.
Wrestling-based fighter Hirohito Uesako from “Wajyutsu Keishu-kai HEARTS” who fought “ROAD TO UFC JAPAN in 2015”became feather weight champion this July and this fight is defending his championship. The opponent is Takahiro Ashida from “BRAVE” led by Kazuyuki Miyata. He started to train MMA at 19 years old and has trained MMA for 7 years. He fought DEEP, BRAVE FIGHT, GRAND SLAM, GRACHAN, ZST, REBEL FC in Singapore and PC in GUAM. He MMA is international level. Both are good at striking.
The fighters used most of fight time for striking. And Ashida became a new feather weight champ. Ashida expressed his big thank to his master Kazuyuki Miyata with crying. Very emotional moment.
Kazunori Yokota… he is former DEEP light weight and feather weight champion and he won 14 fights in a row thru 2011 to 2015. After that he fought and lost 2 fights at ONE Championship in 2016 and 2017. He returned to fight in Japan with 2 years absence. Recently he confessed that he became weaker than before so he decided to retire 2 more fights and this fight is one of them… he debut in 2004. And it’s important to say he established his own gym. Its name is “K-Clann”. In the “K” letter there are many meanings…”K of Kazunori”,”K of Kameai,his base plane” etc. He says he likes to teach/coach and thinks his future life.
The opponent Da Won Yoon is just 19 years old so the fight was like a sparring. Yokota submitted with Arm lock at the end of 2nd round.
For women MMA fight… Current DEEP JEWELS atom weight champion Mina Kurobe took Jung Eun Park from ROAD FC. Park threw very solid punches and her striking almost hunt down Kurobe but Kurobe relentlessly tackled to take down Park many times. This seesaw-game was over with Kurobe’s win. But the fighter Park left something to Japanese audience.
Main Event (Feather Weight DEEP Championship:5min x 3R)
Hirohito Uesako (Team Cloud/Wajyutsu Keishu-kai HEARTS) VS Takahiro Ashida (BRAVE)
Ashida won by 4-1/Decision.
13th Fight (Light Weight:5min x 3R)
Kazunori Yokota (K-Clann) VS Da Won Yoon (MMA STORY GYM)
Yokota won by Arm Lock at 2R 4’20”.
12th Fight (Bantam Weight:5min x 3R)
Toshiaki Kitada (PANCRASEism Yokohama) VS Taito Kubota (D’s Box’n Fit)
Kitada won by 3-0/Decision.
11th Fight (Bantam Weight:5min x 3R)
Koichi Ishitsuka (Free) VS Nak Joong Sung (TEAM GANGNAM)
Ishitsuka won by Choke Sleeper at 1R 1’26”.
10th Fight (Atom Weight:5min x 3R)
Mina Kurobe (MASTER JAPAN) VS Jung Eun Park (Team Strong Wolf)
Kurobe won by 3-0/Decision.
9th Fight (Light Weight:5min x 3R)
Naoto Miyazaki (Tsudanuma Dojo) VS Jung Min Lim (MMA STORY GYM)
Miyazaki won by Achilles tendon Hold at 2R 0’31”.
8th Fight (Light Weight:5min x 2R)
Jyuri Ohara (KIBA Martial Arts Club) VS Guy Delmeau (GUTSMAN)
Delmeau won by 2-0/Decision.
7th Fight (Bantam Weight:5min x 2R)
CORO (K-Clann) VS Kaito Sakamaki (BRAVE)
Sakamaki won by Front Choke at 1R 0’58”.
6th Fight (Fly Weight:5min x 2R)
Chikara Shimabukuro (CORE Ouji Toshima) VS Haruki Nakayama (K-Clann)
Draw by 0-0/Decision.
5th Fight (Light Weight:5min x 2R)
Black Konba (PARAESTRA Hachiouji) VS Koji Takeda (BRAVE)
Takeda won by Referee Stop at 2R 2’40”.
4th Fight (Light Weight:5min x 2R)
Goto-hei Narita (GRABAKA) VS Max the Body (BRAVE)
Max won by Front Choke at 1R 1’29”.
3rd Fight (Fly Weight:5min x 2R)
Tiger DATE (Team DATE) VS Hidemasa Soga (ALLIANCE)
Draw by 1-0/Decision.
2nd Fight (Megaton Weight:5min x 2R)
Gorio Eguchi (PARAESTRA Matsudo) VS Ewerton Iwanaga (BONSAI JIU-JITSU)
Iwanaga won by Choke Sleeper at 1R 1’49”.
1st Fight (Welter Weight:5min x 2R)
Makoto Kawawa (Zendo-kai Shinjyuku Dojo) VS Noriaki Ishida (INFIGHT JAPAN)
Ishida won by Ankle Hold at 1R 1’41”.