Flyweight Bout Between Yoshiro Maeda and Yuki Motoya to Headline Deep 67

June 18, 2014

DEEP LogoDeep 67 is set for the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo this Saturday and will be headlined by a flyweight non-title fight between two former champions in the shape of Yoshiro Maeda and Yuki Motoya.

Motoya (10-4) lost the 125-pound belt in a split-decision defeat to Tatsumitsu Wada last year, but has bounced back to win two straight. Maeda (30-14-5) is the former 135-pound champion, but is winless in his last four.

Also on action will be notorious leg lock specialist Masakazu Imanari (27-12-2), who is coming off a recent loss to Motoya. The 38-year-old recently dropped down to 125 pounds and he is taking on Haruo Ochi (10-4).

After a recent spell at 155 pounds, Keita Nakamura (26-2-2-1) returns to his usual welterweight habitat. The former Sengoku 170-pound Grand Prix winner and UFC veteran faces 41-year-old Keiichiro Yamamiya (45-32-10).

In total there are 12 fights on the card which is available to view online for ¥972 from

Deep 67
Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
June 22

Yoshiro Maeda vs. Yuki Motoya
Masakazu Imanari vs. Haruo Ochi
Shigetoshi Iwase vs. Juri Ohara
Tatsunao Nagakura vs. Hyung Seok Lee
Keita Nakamura vs. Keiichiro Yamamiya
Shigetoshi Iwase vs. Juri Ohara
Seita Katsuki vs. Yusaku Fujisawa
Hideki Kiyota vs. Tatsuyuki Nakamura
Luiz Andrade I vs. Takuya Oyama
Hiroto Sakuma vs. Yuki Takano
Masamichi Ueta vs. Tomoharu Toda
Kanho Ryu vs Takahiro Kato
Yuki Takahashi vs. Akihiro Ogawa

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