RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 PPV Weights for Dec. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 PPV
Dec. 29 Weights
Dec. 29 & 31 LIVE on PPV from Japan

  OFFICIAL DEC. 29TH WEIGHTS
FIGHT ORDER
RED
BLUE
1 

(10min/1R, 5min/2R)
RIZIN MMA rules
75.0 kgs (Elbow allowed)

SATORU KITAOKA
75.0kgs / 165 lbs.
KIICHI KUNIMOTO
75.0kgs / 165 lbs.
2 

(5min x 3R)
Female MMA rules
57.0 kgs

SHIZUKA SUGIYAMA 57.0
kg / 125 ½ lbs.
KANA
WATANABE 56.95kgs / 129 l lbs.
3 

(5minx3R)
RIZIN MMA Special rules

KIZAEMON SAIGA
62.60kgs / 138 lbs.
KAI ASAKURA
62.70kgs / 138 lbs.

 
(5min x 3R) 61.0 kgs

Bantanweight GP
Reserve Match

ANTHONY BIRCHAK
60.85kgs / 134 lbs.
JAE HOON MOON
60.95kgs / 134 lbs.

 

(10min / 1R, 5min / 2R)
RIZIN MMA rules
66.0 kgs

HIROYUKI TAKAYA
65.95kgs / 145 lbs.
AZJAVKHLAN BAATAR
65.75kgs / 144 ½ lbs.

 

(5min x 3R)
Female MMA rules
70.0 kgs (Elbow allowed)

KING REINA
70.0kgs / 154 lbs.
CINDY DANDOIS
68.60kgs / 151 lbs.

(10min/1R, 5min/2R)
RIZIN MMA rules
93.0 kgs (Elbow allowed)
JIRI PROCHAZKA
92.95kgs / 204 l lbs.
KARL ALBREKTSSON
92.40kgs / 203 ½ lbs.
8 
(3min x 3R)

Female MMA Special rules
95.0 kgs

GABI GARCIA
107.70kgs / 237 lbs.
SHINOBU KANDORI 73.75
kg / 162 ½ lbs.
9 

(5min x 3R) 61.0 kgs
Bantanweight GP QF1

KHALID TAHA
60.85kgs / 134 1 / s lbs.
TAKAFUMI OTSUKA
61.0 kg / 134 ½ lbs.
10
(5min x 3R) 61.0 kgs
Bantanweight GP QF2
KEVIN PETSHI
60.80kgs / 134 lbs.
SHINTARO ISHIWATARI
61.0 kg / 134 ½ lbs.
11

 

(5min x 3R) 61.0 kgs
Bantanweight GP QF3

IAN MACCALL
60.45kgs / 133 lbs.
MANEL KAPE
60.40kgs / 133 lbs.
12

 

(5min x 3R) 61.0 kgs
Bantanweight GP QF4

KYOJI HORIGUCHI
60.75 kgs / 133 ½ lbs.
GABRIEL OLIVEIRA
61.0kgs / 134 ½ lbs.
 
DEC. 31st RIZIN WORLD GRAND PRIX MATCHES
(Men's Bantamweights - semifinals & final & Women's Super-Atomweights final)
SPECIAL HEAVYWEIGHT ATTRACTION
Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (35-11-0, 27 KO/TKO, 5 SUB), Croatia
vs.
Tsuyoshi Kosaka (27-19-2, 8 KO / TKO, 6 SUB), Japan
LIGHTWEIGHTS
Takanori "The Fireball Kid" Gomi (18-6-0, 13 KO / TKO, 6 SUB), Japan
vs.
Yusuke Yachi (18-6-0, 5 KO / TKO, 1 SUB), Japan
WOMEN FLYWEIGHTS
Shinju "Juju" Auclair (1-0-0, 1 SUB), USA
vs.
Chelsea LaGrasse (pro debut), USA
Kickboxing
Yamato Fujita, Japan vs. Mitsushisa Sunabe, Japan
Tenshin Nasuikawa, Japan vs. TBA
(all fights & fighters subject to change)
WHAT:               RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 Pay Per View
WHEN:              Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 - 1 a.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT
                          Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 -- 5:00 a.m. ET / 2:00 a.m. PT
WHERE:            Saitama Super Arena * Saitama City, Japan
 
PROMOTER: RIZIN FF
LIVE AIRING: The Dec. 29 and 31 (1 a.m. /10 p.m. PT start) will be live-streamed worldwide
                       (excluding Japan on the FITE.TV platforms for $19.99 or the two-day RIZIN Pack
                       special offer for only $29.99. Fans may simply download the FITE app - free to
                       download from iTunes and Google Play - and then cast the fight to the big screen
                       by using the instant stream-to-TV function. The FITE app works with any Wi-Fi
                       connected television around the world, iOS and Android devices, as well as
                       streaming devices such as Roku, Chromecast and more. Fans may also watch
                       the fights live on the FITE website at www.fite.tv from any computer.
Integrated Sports Media will distribute via cable and satellite PPV on New Year's
Eve (Dec. 31 - 5:00 a.m. ET / 2:00 a.m. PT start) extravaganza live in North
America via iN Demand, Vubiquity, and DISH in the U.S., as well as on SaskTel
and Telus in Canada, for a suggested retail price of only $19.95.
ANNOUNCERS: "Showdown" Joe Ferraro and former MMA fighter Frank Trigg
INFORMATION:
Twitter: @FiteTV, @IntegratedPPV
ABOUT FITE TV: FITE TV (www.fite.tv) is a programming network that brings live and on-demand ring sports programs to MMA, Muay Thai, wrestling and boxing fans around the world.  With only access to a smartphone and a connected TV, with the FITE app, viewers can watch live events, on-demand programming, interviews and fighting sports related movies and documentaries on the big TV screen.
FITE TV has worked with the leading combat sports promoters in the world including Golden Boy Promotions, Sauerland Boxing, Ring of Honor Wrestling, Impact Wrestling, Professional Fighters League, Rizin, Max Muay Thai and others.
FITE TV is a full-fledged TV programming network, FITE televises live pay-per-views and TV tapings on a weekly schedule.
FITE was launched on February 9th, 2016 as a product of Flipps Media Inc, a company that brings digital entertainment content (movies, news and video) on television with its patented tap-to-stream functionality. Flipps Media Inc. is funded by EarlyBird Venture Capital, Tim Draper and LAUNCHub.
ABOUT INTEGRATED SPORTS MEDIA: North America's leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed-Circuit sports events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Ricky Hatton, Christian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Kahn, Marco Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz, and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports Media distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador and the USA, as well as World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts shows featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson, and Roy Nelson. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.

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