All 34 contracted fighters made weight, and the event will proceed tomorrow as planned with 17 bouts.
Headlining the RISE WORLD SERIES 2023 2nd Round will YA-MAN against Hiroto Yamaguchi for the inaugural RISE Open Finger Glove 65 KG Championship. YA-MAN last made his MMA debut at Rizin 42, knocking out Kota Miura in the opening round. Hiroto Yamaguchi, opposite him, produced a fight of the year contender against Thalisson Gomes Ferreira, making those two the obvious choice for the more fan-friendly title.
The highly-anticipated semi-finals of the 54 KG Grand Prix featuring Shiro, Kazuki Osaki, Toki Tamaru & Kumandoi will take place.
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RISE WORLD SERIES 2023 1ST ROUND WEIGH-IN RESULTS
YA-MAN (65.00 KG) vs. Hiroto Yamaguchi (64.90 KG) – RISE Open Finger Glove 65 KG Championship
Kazuki Osaki (54.00 KG) vs. Toki Tamaru (53.90 KG) – 54 KG Tournament Semi-Final
Shiro Matsumoto (53.95 KG) vs. Kumandoi (53.75 KG) – 54 KG Tournament Semi-Final
Chan Hyung Lee (62.90 KG) vs. Hideki Sasaki (62.65 KG) – Lightweight
Kan Nakamura (63.00 KG) vs. Alisher Karmenov (62.00 KG) – Lightweight
Hyuma Hitachi (59.90 KG) vs. Taiga Kawabe (60.00 KG) – Super Featherweight
Koki Osaki (54.95 KG) vs. Yugo Kato (55.00 KG) – Bantamweight
Koyuki Miyazaki (45.80 KG) vs. Jumliat (45.70 KG) – Atomweight
Kaito (57.45 KG) vs. Haruto Yasumoto (57.40 KG) – Featherweight
Chadd Collins (64.70 KG) vs. Kyung Jae Cho (64.80 KG) – Super Lightweight
Ruben Seoane (53.85 KG) vs. Jin Mandokoro (53.90 KG) – 54 KG Tournament Reserve Fight
Ryu Hanaoka (54.00 KG) vs. Nicolas Rivas (53.70 KG) – Catchweight
Yutaro Asahi (64.90 KG) vs. Kenta (64.95 KG) – Super Lightweight
Ryujin Nasukawa (51.45 KG) vs. Jin ( 51.15 KG) – Flyweight
Soma Higashi (59.85 KG) vs. Ryusho Toda (59.70 KG) – Super Featherweight
Miyu Sakata (45.90 KG) vs. Honoka Kobayashi (45.90) – Atomweight
Hotaru (52.70 KG) vs. Nonoka Kato (53.00 kg) – Catchweight