“Sengoku: Ninth Battle” Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 2nd, 2009

World Victory Road’s: Sengoku

World Victory Road’s “Sengoku: Ninth Battle” took place early Sunday morning inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Lightweight champ Satoru Kitaoka lost his strap to Mizuto Hirota after receiving an unhealthy dose of knees to the face.

Here are the quick results for “Sengoku: Ninth Battle”:

Individual Bouts:

Kazuo Misaki def. Kazuhiro Nakamura via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 1, 3:03
Blagoi Ivanov def. Kazuyuki Fujita via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-29 [Must Decision: Ivanov])
Dan Hornbuckle def. Akihiro Gono via knockout (kick) — Round 3, 2:50
Eiji Mitsuoka def. Clay Franch via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 1, 1:51
Yoshihiro Nakao def. Mu Bae Choi via unanimous decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-29)

Gold Cup Finals:

Ikuo Usuda def. Koji Ando via unanimous decision (20-19, 20-20 [Must Decision: Usuda], 20-19) (Lightweight “Gold Cup” Final)
Ryosuke Komori def. Takeshi Numajiri via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 3:25 (Bantamweight “Gold Cup” Final)

Shigeki Osawa def. Toru Harai via TKO -Round 1, 4:24 (Featherweight “Gold Cup” Final)

Featherweight GP Reserve Bout:

Chan Sung Jung def. Matt Jaggers via submission (triangle choke) — Round 2, 1:25

Featherweight GP Semifinals:

Hatsu Hioki def. Masanori Kanehara via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-28)

Michihiro Omigawa def. Marlon Sandro via split decision (29-30, 30-30 [Must Decision: Omigawa], 30-30 [Must Decision: Omigawa])

Featherweight GP Finals:

Masanori Kanehara def. Michihiro Omigawa via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29 [Must Decision: Omigawa])
Featherweight GP Final/Sengoku Featherweight Championship

Mizuto Hirota def. Satoru Kitaoka (c) via TKO (strikes) — Round 4, 2:50 (Hirota captures Sengoku lightweight title)

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