DEEP DREAM Impact: Satoru Kitaoka Defends DEEP Lightweight Title Against Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Courtesy of Bout Review; Satoru Kitaoka (left) versus Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Announced today, a match-up for the DEEP Lightweight Title at the DEEP run DEEP DREAM Impact on December 31st.  This match-up coming off of the heels of Yoshiyuki Yoshida’s release from Titan FC.  The event was announced in early October, but this is the first fight announcement for the event.  Satoru Kitaoka has 34 professional MMA wins, his latest, a win at Pancrase 261 this past month.  Yoshiyuki Yoshida was scheduled to fight Mike Ricci at Titan FC 31 this past weekend before a missed weight cut and ensuing controversy led to the Japanese fighter being cut.  Yoshiyuki Yoshida has won six straight fights, including two in the DEEP organization.  The card as announced to this point is below:

  • Satoru Kitaoka vs Yoshiyuki Yoshida – DEEP Lightweight Title
  • Yuki Motoya vs TBA
  • Tatsunao Nagakaura vs TBA
  • Kazunori Yokota vs TBA



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