Japanese promotion KNOCK OUT has launched an English language website ahead of its Summer Fes. 2018 event to be held Sunday August 19 at the Ota-City Gymnasium in Tokyo. “Summer Fes. 2018” will be broadcast globally with English language commentary, with the broadcast details to be announced soon.
The url for the new site is http://en.knockout.co.jp.
On the website, videos are available with English commentary of bouts from the “first round and semi finals of the inaugural KNOCK OUT Super Lightweight championship tournament”, and also two bouts of Japanese sensation Tenshin Nasukawa.
The Summer Fes. 2018 event will include the final of the KNOCK OUT Super Lightweight tournament, and also the first round of the flyweight tournament. There are also some super fights scheduled. Here is the fight card (subject to change).
Sunday August 19, 2018
KNOCK OUT SUMMER FES. 2018
Promoter: KNOCK OUT
Ota-City Gymnasium, Tokyo Japan
Start Time and Broadcast: TBA
Yosuke Mizuochi (JPN) vs Satoru Hashimoto (JPN)-64.5 kg Super Fight
Tsukuru Midorikawa (JPN) vs Hiroki Shishido (JPN)-70 kg Super Fight
Tatsuya Noto (JPN) vs Kazuki Osaki (JPN)-Flyweight Tournament 1st Round
Issei Ishii (JPN) vs Jin Mandokoro (JPN)-Flyweight Tournament 1st Round
Yodlekphet (THA) vs Kazuma Takahashi (JPN)-61.5kg Super Fight
Yosuke Morii (JPN) vs Haruaki Otsuki (JPN)-61.5kg Super Fight
Fukash (JPN) vs Hideki (JPN)-Super Lightweight Tournament FINAL
Established in 2016, KNOCK OUT is a collaboration between Japanese kickboxing legend Riki Onodera and Bushiroad Inc., which “is a parent company of New Japan Pro Wrestling”.
Stewart Fulton, the UFC Fight Pass commentator for Pancrase, will be a commentator on the upcoming SUMMER.FES. 2018 event.