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Rizin 45 Results: Horiguchi vs Shinryu Main Events


It’s New Year’s Eve in Japan and you know what that means. It’s Rizin time! Rizin 45 will live stream from the Saitama Super Arena. The show will have 17 fights. Unlike MMA, which has a unified set of rules, soccer kicks or knees can be used to ground opponents.

The main event will feature two of the best flyweights in the world as Kyoji Horiguchi, a former Bellator and Rizin bantamweight champion will take on Makoto “Shinryu” to see who becomes the first Rizin flyweight champion.

Unfortunately, there were some issues with the co-main match. Juan Archuleta, Rizin bantamweight champ, missed weight when defending his title against Kai Asakura. Archuleta’s belt was taken away as a consequence. The fight will be declared a no contest if he wins. Only Asakura can win.

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