Shooto Announces Caol Uno Will Fight Yoshifumi Nakamura for the Shooto Pacific Rim Title

Shooto has announced the 2015 schedule with 7 major events throughout 2015.  The first event will take place on January 25th, headlined by the vacant Shooto Pacific Rim Lightweight title fight between Caol Uno (32-16-5) and 2011 Shooto rookie tournament winner, Yoshifumi Nakamura (17-5).  Caol Uno has won six straight fights, including four submission wins.  Caol Uno is coming off of a victory at VTJ 6 in October, while Mach Dojo trained Yosifumi “Junior” Nakamura hasn’t fought since June.  Yoshifumi Nakamura is the #1 ranked lightweight in the Pacific Rim rankings and will carry a four fight win streak into the fight.

Also announced for the card, a welterweight bout between Koshi Matsumoto (12-6-1) and Yu Fujimaki (6-2), a bantamweight fight between Takaki Soya (6-1) and Taku Kajikawa (4-4-1) and a contest between Tomoya Hirakawa (1-1) and Takanori Takahashi (1-3-1).

 

 

Shooto 1/25

  • Vacant Pacific Rim Lightweight title – Caol Uno vs Yoshifumi Nakamura
  • Koshi Matsumoto vs Yu Fujimaki
  • Takaki Soya vs Taku Kajikawa
  • Tomoya Hirakawa vs Takanori Takahashi

 

 

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