DEEP 94 Impact brought the absolute fire to the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan this morning.
The main event was a stellar one, as RIZIN veterans did battle. Former DEEP bantamweight and flyweight champion Yuki Motoya (23-8) hoped to rebound following the loss of his bantamweight title last year. This would be no easy task, however. Standing across the cage from him was former DEEP featherweight and bantamweight champion Takafumi Otsuka (27-16-1) out of T GRIP TOKYO.
It was a title fight in the co-main event as welterweight king Ryuichiro Sumimura (14-8) looked to defend his throne against former champion Yuta Watanabe (22-9-4). Elsewhere on the card, former Tenshin foe Yamato Fujita (3-3) returned against Chikara Shimabukuro (14-15-6) as, coincidentally, another former foe of Tenshin Nasukawa in the form of Kizaemon Saiga (3-4) returned for his first MMA bout since 2017. Also, fighting out of Thailand, ONE Championship veteran Kritsada Kongsrichai (7-4) made his DEEP debut.
Check out the full results of the show below.
Bantamweight Main Event:
Yuki Motoya def. Takafumi Otsuka via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)
DEEP Welterweight Championship:
Ryuichiro Sumimura def. Yuta Watanabe via Unanimous Decision (29-28×5)
–> Sumimura’s 2nd Title Defense
Kyosuke Yokoyama def. Daisuke Tatsumi via Submission (RNC) in Round 3
Kosuke Terashima def. Kritsada Kongsrichai via Submission (Strikes) in Round 2
Kizaemon Saiga def. JACK via TKO (Body Punch) in Round 1
Makoto Shinryu vs. Haruo Ochi ends in a DRAW – Grappling Exhibition
Yamato Fujita def. Chikara Shimabukuro via Unanimous Decision (20-18×3)
Takuya Oyama def. Harry Stallone via DQ (Illegal Knees) in Round 1
Koya Kanda def. Raiki Endo via Unanimous Decision (20-18×3)
Kunihisa Sasa def. Fuhito Hasegawa via Unanimous Decision (20-18×3)
While you’re here, check out the full results of DEEP 93 Impact from December.