by MMAWeekly.com Staff
Former UFC Veteran Mike Kyle will make his debut tonight in Pancrase against another UFC Veteran in Tsyuoshi Kosaka. T.K. defintely has the advantage in expierence as he has had 28 professional fights and has been in the ring with everybody.
Look at the opponents T.K. has battled against. Fedor Emelianenko, Minotauro Noguiera, Ricco Rodriguez, Randy Couture, and Babalu Sobral are just a few of the names he has battled against over the years.
For Mike Kyle, this is the biggest fight of his young career. He has had 11 fights with 8 of those wins coming by KO/TKO. While he hasn’t fought the quality that TK has, Kyle has been in good battles with Paul Buentello, Justin Eilers, Wes Sims, and James Irvin. Either way this would be the biggest win in his career.
The fights take place late Saturday Night in the States, while it will be Sunday in Japan. Also on tonights Pancrase card, Yuki Kondo will be featured. Here is the full card.
Sunday, October 2, 2005
Doors Open; 4:00PM Bouts Start; 5:00PM
Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium(Kanagawa, Japan)
* Amateur Bout #1 Pancrase Gate Featherweight 2×5 min rounds
YO SAITO(Wajutsu Keishukai Tokyo Hombu) vs YUKITO(U-FILE CAMP)
* Amateur Bout #2 Pancrase Gate Lightweight 2×5 min rounds
TAKU ARAMAKI(P’s LAB Yokohama) vs KENICHI ITO(A-Square)
* Amateur Bout #3 Pancrase Gate Welterweight 2×5 min rounds
YUKI TAKAYA(SK Absolute) vs MASAKI TSUCHII(TEAM JUNKiey)
* Pro-Bout #1 Heavyweight 3×5 min rounds
YOSHIKI TAKAHASHI(Pancrase) vs KESTUTIS ARBOCIUS(Lithuania/ Latvia Shidokan)
* Pro-Bout #2 Open-weight 2×5 min rounds
MASAYUKI KONO(freelance) vs ASLAN DZEBOEV(Russia/Marupro Gym)
* Pro-Bout #3 Open-weight 2×5 min rounds
HIKARU SATO(PANCRASEism) vs POAI SUGANUMA(TWIST)
* Pro-Bout #4 Heavyweight 2×5 min rounds
LEE SEGAK(Heavyweight 2nd Ranked/Wajutsukeishukai RJW) vs YUJI SAKURAGI(Seiken Kaikan)
* Pro-Bout #5 Welterweight 3×5 min rounds
SATORU KITAOKA(Welterweight 1st Ranked/PANCRASEism) vs CARLOS CONDIT(USA/Fighters In Training)
* Semifinal Super Heavyweight 3×5 min rounds
TSUYOSHI KOSAKA(1st Super Heavyweight KOP/Team Alliance) vs MIKE KYLE(USA/Team CroCop)
* Main Event Light Heavyweight 3×5 min rounds
YUKI KONDO(3rd Light Heavyweight KOP/PANCRASEism) vs HIROMITSU KANEHARA(UKR)