Haruka Hasegawa vs Emi Fujino Title Bout Announced For Pancrase 347Strawweight Queen of Pancrase Champion Haruka “Salt” Hasegawa will make her first title defence on September 29th at Pancrase 347 in Tokyo, Japan. Hasegawa is set to face off against former Pancrase champion and current Shooto titleholder Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino on the card.

Pancrase officials announced the title fight this week along with two more women’s matchups so far. Newly-crowned Atomweight Queen of Pancrase Champion Satomi “Sarami” Takano faces Yerin “Ghost” Hong in non-title action, and former flyweight champ Takayo Hashi meets Fumika Watanabe.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 55 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships returned to its original home at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas tonight with a card featuring international talent. Invicta FC 55 was headlined by a bantamweight championship bout as defending champion Talita Bernardo faced challenger “Big Bad” Olga Rubin.

In the strawweight co-main event, Kay Hansen returned to Invicta FC for the first time since 2020 when she took on undefeated Sayury Canon. Deep and Deep Jewels Microweight Champion Saori Oshima met Andressa Romero at atomweight. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for Invicta FC 55.

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Rena Kubota Set To Face Kate "Lotus" Oyama At Super Rizin 3Rena Kubota will seek her second victory of 2024 when she competes on July 28th at Rizin Fighting Federation: “Super Rizin 3” in Saitama, Japan. Kubota faces off against Deep Jewels prospect Kate “Lotus” Oyama, who makes her promotional debut, in a featured super atomweight matchup.

The bout between Kubota and Oyama was officially announced during Rizin FF 47 today. Kubota has had ups and downs in recent fights, but she has won six of her past eight bouts and remains a top star for Rizin. Oyama is coming off of her biggest victory to date at Deep Jewels 44 in March.

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Honoka Shigeta vs Shizuka Sugiyama Title Bout Set For Pancrase 346Undefeated 20-year-old Honoka Shigeta makes the first defence of her Flyweight Queen of Pancrase title on July 21st at Pancrase 346 in Tokyo, Japan. Shigeta faces off against long-time Deep Jewels contender Shizuka Sugiyama, who recently won her first bout under the Pancrase banner.

Shigeta captured the title with a five-round Unanimous Decision victory over Takayo Hashi at Pancrase 341 in March. It was her fourth Pancrase win in a span of just 11 months. On that same card, Sugiyama won her promotional debut by defeating Emiko “Fujin” Raika in a rematch from December 2014.

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Saori Oshima Unifies Microweight Titles In Deep Jewels 45 Main EventSaori “Little Giant” Oshima earned a swift victory and another championship title in the Deep Jewels 45 main event tonight in Tokyo, Japan. Oshima stopped Aya Murakami to unify the Deep and Deep Jewels Microweight Championships, then announced that she had signed with Invicta FC.

Also on tonight’s Deep Jewels 45 card, Si Woo “Korean Queen Bee” Park scored a hard-fought Split Decision victory against Machi Fukuda to win the Deep Jewels interim strawweight title, and Rin Nakai choked out Namiko “Hime” Kawabata in the third round of their 58kg catchweight matchup.

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Deep Jewels 45 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsDeep Jewels showcased two title fights on its latest card tonight at New Pier Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Deep Jewels 45 was headlined by a Deep and Deep Jewels Microweight Championship double title fight between Saori “Little Giant” Oshima and Aya Murakami, with the winner claiming both belts.

In the co-feature, Si Woo “Korean Queen Bee” Park faced Machi Fukuda for the Deep Jewels Interim Strawweight Championship. Also on the card, Deep Jewels Flyweight Champion Rin Nakai took on Namiko “Hime” Kawabata in non-title action. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for Deep Jewels 45.

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Interim Strawweight Title Bout, More Fights Added To Deep Jewels 45The newly-vacant Deep Jewels Interim Strawweight Championship will be up for grabs on May 26th at Deep Jewels 45 in Tokyo, Japan. Si Woo “Korean Queen Bee” Park and Machi Fukuda will compete for the title in one of five additional matchups that were announced for the event this week.

Arisa Matsuda captured the interim championship in November with a narrow Split Decision win over Fukuda, but she has elected to vacate the title and is expected to be competing abroad during the coming months. Park won back-to-back fights for Deep and Deep Jewels this past year.

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Rin Nakai vs Aoi Kuriyama Title Rematch Booked For Deep Jewels 45Deep Jewels Flyweight Champion Rin Nakai will make the next defence of her title against a familiar foe on May 26th at Deep Jewels 45 in Tokyo, Japan. Nakai will compete in a rematch against Aoi Kuriyama, who has scored three straight first-round knockouts since losing to Nakai in 2023.

The championship rematch was officially announced today. Nakai claimed the title by winning two fights in one night at Deep Jewels 37 in May 2022, then choked out Kuriyama late in the second round of their Deep Jewels 40 bout. Kuriyama has rebounded impressively while showcasing big power.

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