K-1 held a HERO’s (their MMA promotion) card earlier today. The results, according to FightOpinion.com from the Yokohama Arena in Tokyo, Japan are as follows:
- Alexandre Franca Nogueira defeated Shuichiro Katsumura at 1:55 in round two by TKO.
- Andre Dida defeated Artur Oumakhanov at 1:20 into round one by KO.
- Ralek Gracie defeated Katsuyori Shibata at 3:05 in round one with a cross-arm scissors hold for the submission.
- Vitor “Shaolin” Ribiero defeated Kazuyuki Miyata at 1:54 in round two by submission.
- Black Mamba defeated Hideo Tokoro at 4:47 in round one via TKO.
- Caol Uno defeated Katsuhiko Nagata by a unanimous decision.
- Melvin Manhoef defeated Bernard Ackah at 2:13 of round one via KO.
- Kin Tai Ei defeated Kiyoshi Tamura unanimous decision in overtime.
- Ackah is the same dude who destroyed Johnnie Morton at the K-1 show on 6/2 in LA.
- Kazushi Sakuraba reportedly was wearing a mask while he cornered Dida.
- Masakatsu Funaki announced his intentions of coming out of retirement for Hero’s big New Year’s Eve show.