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K-1 results from Yokohama Arena

K-1 held a HERO’s (their MMA promotion) card earlier today. The results, according to from the Yokohama Arena in Tokyo, Japan are as follows:

  1. Alexandre Franca Nogueira defeated Shuichiro Katsumura at 1:55 in round two by TKO.
  2. Andre Dida defeated Artur Oumakhanov at 1:20 into round one by KO.
  3. Ralek Gracie defeated Katsuyori Shibata at 3:05 in round one with a cross-arm scissors hold for the submission.
  4. Vitor “Shaolin” Ribiero defeated Kazuyuki Miyata at 1:54 in round two by submission.
  5. Black Mamba defeated Hideo Tokoro at 4:47 in round one via TKO.
  6. Caol Uno defeated Katsuhiko Nagata by a unanimous decision.
  7. Melvin Manhoef defeated Bernard Ackah at 2:13 of round one via KO.
  8. 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.

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