Katsunori Kikuno wins All Asia 8 Man Tournament at Ganryujima 10.21 live on Fuji Network on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.
In the opening bout JapaneseÂ Katsunori Kikuno eliminatedÂ Ha Woon Pyo of Korea. In the semi-finals he defeated Russian Igor Permin. In the championship round he stoppedÂ his country-fellowÂ Michihiro Omigawa.
Three WKN Top Team fighters featured on the night. Iran’s prideÂ Ali Mahrou Bakhtiari IranÂ beatÂ Kuntap Charoenchai of Thailand in the 1/4 of the tournament. He then faced offÂ Michihiro Omigawa who went up to the finals.
Aditya Katkade of India faced a defeat against JapaneseÂ Akihiko Mori in the reserve fight.
Italian Michele Verginelli scored the victory overÂ Marcus Lero Aurelio of Brazil in the super fight.
Ganryujima 10.21 isÂ its third successful collaboration with the WKN World Office. Stephane Cabrera, World Kickboxing Network president, flew to JapanÂ to attend the event.
All Asia 8 Man Tournament
Katsunori Kikuno (Japan) wins by KO R1 vs Ha Woon Pyo (Korea)
Igor Permin (Russia) wins vs Khuukhenkhuu ‘Amaraa’ Amartuvshin (Mongolia)
Michihiro Omigawa (Japan) wins by KO R1 vs Zhang Wensheng (China)
Ali Mahrou Bakhtiari (Iran) wins vs Kuntap Charoenchai (Thailand)
Michihiro Omigawa (Japan) wins by KO R1 vs Ali Mahrou Bakhtiari (Iran)
Katsunori Kikuno (Japan) wins by TKO R3 vs Igor Permin (Russia)
Katsunori Kikuno (Japan) wins by TKO vs Michihiro Omigawa (Japan)
Akihiko Mori (Japan) wins vs Aditya Katkade (India)
Star Style (Mongolia) wins vs Honshu (Nigeria)
Michele Verginelli (Italy) wins vs Marcus Lero Aurelio (Brazil)