Although fast rising Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Wilson Reis had been announced by Sengoku as one of the names to take part in it’s upcoming “Sengoku Raiden Championships 12” event, FiveOuncesofPain.com has learned through sources close to the situation that the Bellator veteran will, in fact, not be competing at the event.
The promotion recently unveiled plans for a bout between Reis and Yuji Hoshino for the show which is scheduled for March 7 from the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan, but sources have recently indicated to 5 Oz. that Reis is unable to commit to the bout due to undisclosed reasons.
Reis sports an impressive record of 9-1, with the sole defeat in his budding career coming at the hands of Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto.
Also announced for the card was a middleweight rematch between Jorge Santiago and Mamed Khalidov, while Shigeki Osawa will square off with Kyung Ho Kang in a featherweight match-up.