Takeru speaks following his K'Festa.3 win.

In what may be the last live combat sports show for quite some time, K’Festa.3 went down this morning against some government orders in Saitama, Japan. And, despite all the happenings with the growing COVID-19 problem, the Saitama Super Arena was packed.

For those unaware of the K’Festa shows, it is essentially K-1 Japan’s Super Bowl.

Once per year for the last three years, K-1 had put together spectacularly stacked K’Festa shows and presented them as one massive ten-hour kickboxing super-show.

K’Festa.3 featured a one-night eight-man 154-pound grand-prix, three world title fights, seven mainline K-1 Japan champions, and multiple other Japanese kickboxing title-holders.

In the main event, one of Japan’s most prominent slugger Takeru Segawa returned against a last-minute Thai fighter in the form of Petchdam Petchkiatpetch. Though technically the main event, this fight was second-to-last. The final fight of the night was a 154-pound tournament final featuring Minoru Kimura and Hiromi Wajima.

There is no point in even beginning to explain to explain the depth of this K’Festa.3 card. And the event delivered the action many anticipated. Check out the full results of the card below with updated records.

154-pound Tournament Final:
Minoru Kimura def. Hiromi Wajima via TKO (Punches) in Round 1
-> Kimura improves to 35-9-1
-> Wajima falls to 12-4
–> Kimura’s 262-second combined tournament run is the fastest in K-1 history

132-pound Superfight:
Takeru def. Petchdam Petchkiatpetch via KO (Punches) in Round 2
-> Takeru improves to 39-1, Featherweight Champion
-> Petchkiatpetch falls to 92-47-2

Cruiserweight Championship: [198-pounds]
Sina Karimian def. Ryo Aitaka via Unanimous Decision (28-27×3)
-> Karimian improves to 10-1, retains Cruiserweight Title
-> Aitaka falls to 22-7

121-pound Superfight:
Yoshiki Takei def. Dansiam Ayothaya Fight Gym via Unanimous Decision (30-29×3)
-> Takei improves to 23-2, Bantamweight Champion
-> Ayothaya falls to 76-24-3

110-pound Superfight:
Kana def. Gloria Peritore via KO (Punch) in Round 1
-> Kana improves to 17-2, Women’s Super Flyweight Champion
-> Peritore falls to 17-7-1

138-pound Superfight:
Taio Asahisa def. Kenta Hayashi via Unanimous Decision (29-26×2, 30-26)
-> Asahisa improves to 15-7
-> Hayashi falls to 18-6-2, Lightweight Champion

Super Lightweight Championship: [143-pounds]
Rukiya Anpo def. Fukashi via Unanimous Decision (29-28×2, 30-27)
-> Anpo improves to 19-4
-> Fukashi falls to 39-14-2

154-pound Tournament Semi-Final #2:
Hiromi Wajima def. Yasuhiro Kido via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-28, 29-28)
-> Wajima improves to 12-3
-> Kido falls to 50-24-1

154-pound Tournament Semi-Final #1:
Minoru Kimura def. Eder Lopes via KO (Punch) in Round 1
-> Kimura improves to 34-9-1
-> Lopes falls to 19-7

149-pound Superfight:
Masaaki Nori def. David Mejia via Unanimous Decision (30-28×2, 30-29)
-> Nori improves to 41-10
-> Mejia falls to 56-11-1

132-pound Superfight:
Leona Pettas def. Yuta Murakoshi via KO (Strikes) in Round 3
-> Pettas improves to 27-5-1
-> Murakoshi falls to 28-9

121-pound Superfight:
Masashi Kumura def. Akihiro Kaneko via Majority Decision (30-30, 30-29, 30-28)
-> Kumura improves to 15-3
-> Kaneko falls to 9-1

127-pound Superfight:
Jawsuayai Ayothaya Fight Gym def. Kaito Ozawa via TKO (Strikes) in Round 3
-> Ayothaya improves to 65-35-2
– > Ozawa falls to 14-8-2

Welterweight Championship: [149-pounds]
Yuta Kubo def. Jordann Pikeur via Unanimous Decision (30-29×3)
-> Kubo improves to 49-10-2
-> Pikeur falls to 47-8-1

138-pound Superfight:
Hideaki Yamazaki def. Hikaru Terashima via KO (Punches) in Round 2
-> Yamazaki improves to 32-8-1
-> Terashima falls to 4-1

134-pound Superfight:
Satoru Nariai def. Seiya Kawahara via Unanimous Decision (30-25×2, 29-25)
-> Nariai improves to 4-2
-> Kawahara falls to 0-2

154-Pound Tournament Quarter-Final #4:
Hiromi Wajima def. Avatar Tor.Morsi via TKO (Leg Kick) in Round 3
-> Wajima improves to 11-2
-> Tor.Morsi falls to 81-43-3

154-pound Tournament Quarter-Final #3:
Yasuhiro Kido def. Milan Pales via KO (Head Kick) in Round 2
-> Kido improves to 50-23-1
-> Pales falls to 45-8-1

154-pound Tournament Quarter-Final #2:
Eder Lopes def. Katsuya Jinbo via KO (Punches) in Round 2
-> Lopes improves to 19-6
-> Jinbo falls to 8-6-1

154-pound Tournament Quarter-Final #1:
Minoru Kimura def. Kaito via KO (Punch) in Round 1
-> Kimura improves to 33-9-1
-> Kaito falls to 8-3

154-pound Tournament Reserve Fight:
Daisuke Fujimura def. Kotetsu via Unanimous Decision (30-29, 30-28, 30-27)
-> Fujimura improves to 12-5-1
-> Kotetsu falls to 13-16

198-pound Prelim:
Shinya Uemura vs. Seiya Tanigawa ends in a Majority DRAW
-> Uemura sits at 10-10-1
-> Tanigawa sits at 4-3-1

121-pound Prelim:
Riamu def. Ryuto via Unanimous Decision (30-28×2, 30-29)
-> Riamu improves to 6-0
-> Ryuto falls to 4-9-2

138-pound Prelim:
Hikaru Hasumi def. Hisaki Higashimoto via KO (Punch) in Round 3
-> Hasumi improves to 4-2
-> Higashimoto falls to 12-15

121-pound Prelim:
Rira def. Kyoken Jin via KO (Head Kick) in Round 1
-> Rira improves to 2-2-1
-> Jin falls to 1-1

While you are here, why not check out the results of K-1 Krush Fight 111?

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