All the contestants competing in tomorrow’s “Sengoku Raiden Championship 14” event tipped the scales today in Tokyo, Japan.
The card is headlined by a middleweight title scrap between champion Jorge Santiago and top challenger Kazuo Misaki. Santiago pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the the talented Japanese fighter in their only meeting back in January 2009.
In addition, the event will feature the opening round of their Welterweight Grand Prix, as well as the 2ndRound of their bantamweight tourney.
Ryogoku Kokugikan will host tomorrow’s show in The Land of the Rising Sun. HDNet will broadcast the event live in North America on Sunday morning at 2AM ET/11PM PT.
Here are the results for today’s weight contest (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):
* Kazuo Misaki (83.9 kg/184.6 lbs.) vs. Jorge Santiago (83.6 kg/183.9 lbs. – Sengoku Middleweight Champion)
* Akihiro Gono (70.3 kg/154.7 lbs.) vs. Jadamba Narantungalag (70.1 kg/154.2 lbs.)
* Hatsu Hioki (65.7 kg/144.5 lbs.) vs. Jeff Lawson (65.6 kg/144.3 lbs.)
* Leonardo Santos (70.3 kg/154.7 lbs.) vs. Sotaro Yamada (70.3 kg/154.7 lbs.)
* Taisuke Okuno (76.8 kg/169 lbs.) vs. Nick Thompson (77 kg/169.4 lbs.) – welterweight GP first round
* Yasubey Enomoto (77 kg/169.4 lbs.) vs. Kenta Takagi (77.1 kg/169.6 lbs.) – welterweight GP first round
* Motoki Miyazawa (77.1 kg/169.6 lbs.) vs. Takuya Sato (76.6 kg/168.5 lbs.) – welterweight GP reserve match
* Shintaro Ishiwatari (61.2 kg/134.6 lbs.) vs. Kil Woo Lee (61.2 kg/134.6 lbs.) – bantamweight GP second round
* Takuya Eizumi (57.4 kg/126.3 lbs.) vs. Shoko Sato (61.1 kg/134.4 lbs.) – bantamweight GP second round
* Tatsuya So (61.1 kg/134.4 lbs.) vs. Wataru Takahashi (61 kg/134.2 lbs.) – bantamweight GP second round
* Hirokazu Nishimura (61 kg/134.2 lbs.) vs. Jae Hyun So (61.1 kg/134.4 lbs.) – bantamweight GP second round