With Four New Additions, Jewels: "18th Ring" Card CompleteFour new bouts have been added to Saturday’s Jewels: “18th Ring” event and the ten-fight card is now complete. Among the bouts announced by the promotion today was an amateur mixed martial arts matchup pitting Club Barbarian’s Satomi Takano against Alliance-Square Narita’s Miyuki Irie.

Also confirmed for the preliminary card was a pair of amateur kickboxing matches. Wano Sato returns to Jewels to face Reina Matsuda, while Miki battles Akiko Someya. Rounding out Saturday’s card is a grappling match between former featherweight contender Miyoko Kusaka and Mina Kurobe.

Jewels: “18th Ring” will be headlined by a lightweight showdown between top promotional star Mika “Future Princess” Nagano (8-6-0) and Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino (10-5-0). The card also features a bout between former Strikeforce title challengers Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi (15-9-0) and Takayo Hashi (13-4-0). Elsewhere, prospect Mizuki Inoue (2-1-0) returns to face unbeaten Australian Alexandra Chambers (2-0-0).

The event takes place this Saturday, March 3rd, at Shin-Kiba 1st Ring in Tokyo, Japan.

Go Yamamoto contributed to this report.


Jewels: “18th Ring” Fight Card (subject to change):

– Mika “Future Princess” Nagano vs Emi “Kamikaze Angel” Fujino [52kg Jewels Official Rules – 2×5]
– Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi vs Takayo Hashi [58kg Jewels Special Rules – 2×5]
– Mizuki Inoue vs Alexandra Chambers [53.5kg Jewels Official Rules – 2×5]
– Yuko “Amiba” Oya vs Emi Tomimatsu [52kg Jewels Official Rules – 2×5]
– Ayame “Iris” Miura vs Celine Haga [52kg Jewels Official Rules – 2×5]
– Satomi Takano vs Miyuki Irie [47.5kg Jewels Amateur MMA Rules – 1×4]
– Yui Takada vs Satoko Ozawa [61.5kg Jewels Kickboxing Rules – 3×3]
– Wano Sato vs Reina Matsuda [54kg Jewels Amateur Kickboxing Rules – 2×2]
– Miki vs Akiko Someya [49kg Jewels Amateur Kickboxing Rules – 2×2]
– Miyoko Kusaka vs Mina Kurobe [51kg Jewels Grappling Rules – 2×4]


  1. YES! Mizuki Inoue is back! This card is gonna be good. Wish Nakai was there.