by MMAWeekly.com Staff
In what should be a great night of fights, the Hero’s Lightweight Grand Prix gets underway in Japan in 24 hours as Royler Gracie faces Kid Yamamoto which highlightes the first round matchups in the tourney.
Genki Sudo and Caol Uno are also favorites to win the tournament as Sudo faces Kazuyuki Miyata, the Japanese Olympic Wrestler, while Uno will square off against Hikeo Tokoro in the first round.
Hero’s Lightweight Grand Prix
Ariake Colosseum – Tokyo, Japan
HERO’s lightweight GP second round:
Royler Gracie vs. Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto
Genki Sudo vs. Kazuyuki Miyata
Remigijus Morkevicius vs. Hiroyuki Takaya
Caol Uno vs. Hideo Tokoro
Other matchups: Single Fights
Sam Greco vs. Shungo Oyama
Akira Kikuchi vs. Kiuma Kunioku
Yoshihiro Nakao vs. Fae Falamoe
Zuluzinho vs. Sylvester Terkay
Hermes Franca vs. Koutetsu Boku