Aug 9 , 2020
PIA ARENA MM
— RIZIN FF English (@rizin_English)
August 8, 2020
Rizin Fighting Federation’s first event since the COVID-19 pandemic
took hold is now official.
All 14 fighters set to compete in mixed martial arts bouts at
22 made weight without issue. That includes a headlining
showdown between Yusuke
Yachi and Roberto de
Souza. Yachi tipped the scales at 155.9 pounds, while de Souza
checked in at 156.4 pounds for their matchup. According to a
release, Yachi vs. de Souza was scheduled for 71 kilograms, or
Rizin 22 “Starting Over” takes place at Pia Arena MM in Yokohama,
Japan, on Sunday with fans allowed to attend at 50 percent
capacity. The card also includes a pair of kickboxing bouts.