K-1 Announces Blockbuster Event for Sunday June 17 in Tokyo

K-1 June Fight Poster

K-1 held a press conference Wednesday in Japan to announce a major event to take place on Sunday June 17 at the Saitama Arena. The event will include an 8 man featherweight tournament, as well as feature big names in Japanese kickboxing like Yasuhiro Kido and Maasaki Noiri. Kido faces GLORY veteran Massaro Glunder. Hisaki Kato, the Bellator MMA veteran best known for defeating Joe Schilling, faces Uehara Makoto.

Here is the fight card (subject to change of course). The event is scheduled to kick off at 15:00 local time.

Fight Card
K-1 World GP 2018 Japan
Sunday June 17, 2018
Saitama Super Arena Community Arena, Saitama, Japan

Fight Card
Noiri Masaaki v. Vincent Foschiani
Kido Yasuhiro v. Massaro Glunder
Gonnapar Weerasakreck v. Anpo Rukiya
Izawa Namito v. Ito Kento
Suzuki Hayato v. Kondo Kaisei
Kaito v. Watanbe Toshiki
Yokoyma Tamoya v. Kubo Kazuma
Otaki Yuta v. Egawa Yuki (Featherweight Tournament Reserve Fight)
Ozawa Kaito v. Jorge Avela (Featherweight Tournament Bout 1)
Murakoshi Yuta v. Elias Mahmoudi (Featherweight Tournament Bout 2)
Ashizawa Ryusei v. Silviu Vitez (Featherweight Tournament Bout 3)
Saikyo Haruma v. Asahisa Hirotaka (Featherweight Tournament Bout 4)

Winner First Round Tournament Bout 1 v. Winner Tournament Bout 2 (Semifinal 1)
Winner First Round Tournament Bout 3 v. Winner Tournament Bout 4 (Semifinal 2)

Uehara Makoto v. Kato Hisaki
Yamazaki Hideaki v. Nakazawa Jun
Kimura Minoru v. Melsik Baghdasaryan
Urabe Koya v. Black Dragon

K-1 World GP Second Generation Featherweight Tournament Championship
Winner Semfinal 1 v. Winner Semifinal 2

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