Rizin Fighting Federation’s first event since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold is now official.
All 14 fighters set to compete in mixed martial arts bouts at Rizin 22 made weight without issue. That includes a headlining showdown between Yusuke Yachi and Roberto de Souza. Yachi tipped the scales at 155.9 pounds, while de Souza checked in at 156.4 pounds for their matchup. According to a release, Yachi vs. de Souza was scheduled for 71 kilograms, or 156.5 pounds.
Rizin 22 “Starting Over” takes place at Pia Arena MM in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday with fans allowed to attend at 50 percent capacity. The card also includes a pair of kickboxing bouts.
Rizin 22 Weigh-in Results:Yusuke Yachi (155.9) vs. Roberto de Souza (156.4)
Ayaka Hamasaki (114.3) vs. Tomo Maesawa (114)
Kanna Asakura (107.5) vs. Mizuki Furuse (106.9)
Naoki Inoue (133.6) vs. Shuto Watanabe (134.3)
Tetsuya Seki (144.9) vs. Koya Kanda (144.9)
Rikuto Shirakawa (144.9) vs. Kyohei Hagiwara (145.1)
Erson Yamamoto (134.2) vs. Kenji Kato (134.1)
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