RIZIN Adds 12 Bouts to RIZIN 21 on February 22

Everyone’s favorite Japanese promotion has announced seven bouts to RIZIN 21. The card takes place on February 22 at the Hamamatsu arena in Hamamatsu, Japan.

One of the top bouts added is between Japan’s Naoki Inoue and Trent Girdham. Inoue said, “I’m honored to be fighting in the stacked RIZIN Bantamweight division. I’ve cornered my teammate Ulka Sasaki’s fights a few time and I have been wanting to fight on such a great platform in front of many fans so I am very excited that this is finally happening! I think this is this is my opportunity to show the Japanese fans what I am capeable of doing. Trent Girdham is a confident striker, but I will be able to take him on at every aspect of the fight so I would like to finish him and make a statement.”

Joining him in the RIZIN bantamweight division, Girdham is ready to compete at RIZIN 21. “I’m really excited to be making my return to the rizin ring on 22nd of February. I’m missing one thing in my career atm and that’s a win in japan I want this win really bad and I want to show the world that I can compete for the rizin belt by the end of the year and that starts with violently finishing Naoki Inoue. So expect the unexpected Japan.”

Building RIZIN 21

RIZIN 21 continues to grow as the card fills out. Other fights added to the card include the following below!

MMA Bouts

Mikuru Asakura vs. Daniel Salas

Roque Martinez vs. Hideki Sekine
Kintaro vs. Kenji Kato
Yugar Kyaramov vs. Kyle Aguon
Victor Henry vs. Masanori Kanehara

Marcos Yoshio Souza vs. Falco Neto
Trent Girdham vs. Naoki Inoue
Mikuru Asakura vs. Daniel Salas

Kickboxing Bouts

Yuya vs Kouki
Kenichi Takeuchi vs Naoya Kousuke
Jitukata vs Ryo Sakai
Masaji Tozuka vs Masahiro Ozawa
Henry Cejas vs Seido

 

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