Rizin 13 Line-Up Announced Includes Kyoji Horiguchi And Mirko Cro Cop
Early on Friday, the Japanese promotion Rizin announced the lineup for Rizin 13 which is set to take place on September 30 inside the hallowed Saitama Super Arena outside Tokyo, Japan.
Event’s main headliner bout features a former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi who’s riding on a seven-fight win streak since he left the UFC two years ago returns will return against unbeaten talent Tenshin Nasukawa in a kickboxing bout.
Nasukawa holds 4-0 in MMA and unbeaten 27-0 record in kickboxing.
This card also features the return of heavyweight MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop (36-11-2), who’s riding an eight-fight win streak, against Roque Martinez (12-3-2), finished Jerome LeBanner in his Rizin debut and hasn’t lost in nine fights.
Check out the full fight card of Rizin 13 below:
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Tenshin Nasukawa — kickboxing
Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roque Martinez
Daron Cruickshank vs. Diego Brandao
Mikuru Asakura vs. Karshyga Dautbek
Kai Asakura vs. Topnoi Tiger Muay Thai
Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Mina Kurobe
Mitsuhisa Sunabe vs. Haruo Ochi
Yusaku Nakamura vs. Manel Kape
Andy Nguyen vs. Miyuu Yamamoto
Jiri Prochazka vs. Jake Heun
Taiga vs. Kento Haraguchi — kickboxing
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