by MMAWeekly.com Staff
World Victory Road on Wednesday announced two more bouts for
Sengoku 9 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Joining the Featherweight Grand Prix Semi-Final and Final
rounds on Aug. 2 second are a bout pitting Yoshihiro "Kiss" Nakao
against Choi Mu Bae and another with Eiji Mitsuoka facing Clay French.
The Featherweight Grand Prix features No. 3 ranked Hatsu
Hioki against Masanori Kanehara in one semi-final bout with No. 10 ranked
Marlon Sandro against Michihiro Omigawa in the other. The winners of those two
bouts will face each other later in the evening to determine the Grand Prix
In a featured middleweight bout, Kazuo Misaki will square
off with Kazuhiro Nakamura to determine the next challenger to current Sengoku middleweight
champion Jorge Santiago.
Santiago will be fighting the day before Sengoku 9 against
Vitor Belfort at Affliction "Trilogy" in Anaheim, Calif.