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Rizin 26 Results: Kai Asakura vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has Rizin 26 results for the Kai Asakura vs. Kyoji Horiguchi fight card on New Year’s Eve at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

In the main event, Kai Asakura defends his bantamweight title against Kyoji Horiguchi in a rematch of a non-title bout that Asakura won by knockout.

Check out the Rizin 26 results below.

Kyoji Horiguchi def. Kai Asakura via TKO (strikes) - Round 1

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Kumandoi Phetjaroenvit via unanimous decision [kickboxing]

Mikuru Asakura def. Satoshi Yamasu via TKO (strikes) - Round 1

Takanori Gomi def. Koji Tanaka via majority decision

Ayaka Hamasaki def. Miyuu Yamamoto via submission (scissor choke) - Round 1

Naoki Inoue def. Yuki Motoyo via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1

Kleber Koike def. Kyle Aguon via submission (D’Arce choke) - Round 1

Kyohei Hagiwara def. Ren Hiramoto via TKO (corner stoppage) - Round 2

Hideo Tokoro def. Shinobu Ota via submission (armbar) - Round 2

Yoshinari Nadaka def. Petmalai Phetjaroenvit via TKO (strikes) - Round 1

Ulka Sasaki def. Kenta Takizawa via unanimous decision

Kanna Asakura def. Ai Shimizu via unanimous decision

Shibatar def. Hiroya via submission (armbar) - Round 2 **

Kazuma Kuramoto def. Taiyo Nakahara via KO (strikes) - Round 1

Tsuyoshi Sudario def. Ikuhisa Minowa via TKO (strikes) - Round 1

Sakura Mori def. Eru Takebayashi via submission (armbar) - Round 1 *

* fight declared no-contest due to weight miss

** originally declared a draw, but upon video review, officials declared Shibatar the winner after ruling he tapped to an armbar in the second round.