Pancrase 300




Pancrase hit a huge milestone just 2 weeks ago. They hit their 300th event in their numbered series. Pancrase was the first MMA promotion in the world. They held their first even on September 21st, 1993. They have not stopped showing the best martial artists that Asia has to offer. Fighters who started in Pancrase have gone on to become stars in every MMA organisation throughout the world. This includes adding over 120 athletes to the world renowned UFC.

Show number 300 is such an amazing accomplishment. The fights on the card were perfect for such a milestone moment. It was a great day for Japanese fighters. There were knock outs and ref stops because the cage was on fire that night. Make sure you check out the replay on UFC FightPass.



Takashi Sato def. Matt Vaile by TKO (punches). Round 2, 3:37
Kyle Aguon def. Hiroshige Tanaka by split decision
Yoshiaki Takahashi beats Lucio Abreu by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 3, 0:23
Shohei Masumizu beats Taiki Akiba by unanimous decision
Hiroto Uesako beats Kenichiro Togashi by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 3, 3:46
Yuta Nakamura beats Takaaki Nara by submission (armbar). Round 1, 2:50
Yuto Hokamura beats Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:54
Noriyoshi Wada beats Kohei Kuraoka by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:14
Katsushi Kojima beats Ang Shin by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:40
Toshihiro Taguchi beats Takuya Saito by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:52
Junichi Hirata beats Hiroki Otani by split decision
Yohei Misawa beats Kento Mizutani by unanimous decision
Tatsuki Okano beats Katsuyuki Hironaka by knockout (wheel kick). Round 2, 0:34
Kazuki Shibuya beats Keisuke Tachibana by submission (kneebar). Round 3, 2:35
Satoshi Miyokawa beats Yuta Miyazawa by unanimous decision

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Jeremy Deschner
Black Belt in American Karate from the Texas Karate Institute. Now training in Brazilian Jiujitsu in Japan. Twitter: @mmajpn1 @jiujitsu_Jedi

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