Frank Shamrock, Josh Barnett, Luiz Azeredo and James Thompson were the notable MMA names that competed in a Pro-Wrestling type of event in Japan this week. Here are the full results sent in my MMAWeekly Reader Yoki Nagamata.
1. Katsuhisa Fujii defeated Kyosuke Sasaki in 7 minutes, 48 seconds by point-out (from a German Suplex).
2. Wataru Sakata defeated Hiroyuki Ito in 10 minutes, 6 seconds by tap-out from a crab hold after a full-nelson suplex.
3. 2×2 Cross Bout: Yasuhito Namekawa & Luiz Azeredo defeated Kazuki Okubo & Hidehisa Matsuda in 12 minutes, 8 seconds when Namekawa forced Matsuda to tap-out.
4. James Thompson defeated Ricardo Morais in 10 minutes, 1 second by KO.
5. Frank Shamrock defeated Daisuke Nakamura in 12 minutes, 56 seconds with an ankle lock for the tap-out.
6. Toshiaki Kawada defeated Ilioukhine Mikhail in 4 minutes, 44 seconds with a front neck lock.
7. Kiyoshi Tamura defeated Josh Barnett in 16 minutes, 10 seconds by tap-out (arm submission). All fights were exhibitions (worked)