K-1 Japan returns on April 22nd with the K-1 Japan Bantamweight World Grand Prix. The tournament brackets are set for the 55kg tournament, featuring recognizable names as well as a host of very interesting super fights. Takeru takes on Victor Saravia, Hiroya takes on Tetsuya Yamato and the main event is a Super Lightweight title fight between Kaew and Hideaki Yamazaki.
Credit to Rictor from Kakutougi.
55kg World Grand Prix Tournament
Ishida Keisuke VS Charles Bongiovanni
Takei Yoshiki VS Antonio Orden
Terado Nobuchika VS Jamie Whelan
Kubo Kenji VS Leung Pakyu
Tournament Reserve Fight
Izawa Namito VS Suzuki Yuya
Takeru VS Victor Saravia
Hiroya VS Yamato Tetsuya
Super Lightweight Title Fight
Kaew Weerasakreck VS Yamazaki Hideaki
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