This morning, live from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, K-1 returned with a stacked KRUSH FIGHT 103 fight card.
The theme of the night was country vs country, as seven of the nine bouts featured Japan vs. China kickboxing match-ups.
In the nights main event, former K-1 champion Koya Urabe (49-9) faced Wu Lin Feng champion Zhu Shuai (17-7) at -62.5kg. Though this was one of few bouts of the night that favored Japan, as China had a big-time experience advantage throughout most of the night’s fights.
Also on the card representing Japan; Kento Ito (8-7-4), Kota Nakano (5-1), Daisuke Fujimura (10-4-1), Kona Kato (3-1), Naoki Yamamoto (8-6-1), and Shuji Kawarada (6-2).
On the Chinese side of things, we saw Zhao Chongyang (24-10), Wang Pengfei (25-9), Dong Wenfei (34-12), Zhang Chunyu (45-19), Wang Junyu (14-7), and Wang Zhiwei (30-11).
Check out the full results of K-1 KRUSH FIGHT 103 below!
Japan vs. China
62.5kg: Zhu Shuai def. Koya Urabe via KO (Right Hook) at 0:55 of Round 1
-60kg: Zhao Chongyang def. Kento Ito via KO (Flying Knee) at 0:16 of Round 3
-65kg: Kota Nakano def. Wang Pengfei via Unanimous Decision (30-29×2, 30-28)
-70kg: Daisuke Fujimura def. Dong Wenfei via Unanimous Decision (29-28×3)
-67.5kg: Zhang Chunyu def. Kona Kato via Unanimous Decision (30-28×3)
-60kg: Naoki Yamamoto def. Wang Junyu via Unanimous Decision (30-29, 30-28×2)
-62.5kg: Wang Zhiwei def. Shuji Kawarda via Unanimous Decision (30-29×2, 30-27)
*China 4-3 Japan
-62.5kg: Ryoga Matsumoto def. Hisaki Higashimoto via Unanimous Decision (30-28×2, 30-29)
-57.5kg: Taishi Yamada def. Yoshifumi Fujita via Unanimous Decision (30-29, 30-28×2)
-45kg: Miyuu Sugawara def. Lee Chan via Unanimous Decision (29-29, 30-29, 30-28)
-62.5kg: Takuma Tsukamoto def. Riki Shimura via KO (Straight Right) at 0:24 of Round 3