The RIZIN 33 fight card has been finalized.
RIZIN 33, set to take place on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan, will feature 14 fights including a RIZIN Lightweight Championship bout between Roberto “Satoshi” Souza and Yusuke Yachi and also the conclusion to the RIZIN Bantamweight Grand Prix.
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Four fighters remain in the tournament with Kai Asakura vs. Kenta Takizawa and Hiromasa Ougikubo vs. Naoki Inoue ready to participate in the semi-final rounds to open up the fight card.
RIZIN 33 Fight Card
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RIZIN Bantamweight GP Finals
- Winner of SF1 vs Winner of SF2 (or reserve bout) [61kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
RIZIN Lightweight Championship bout
- (C) Roberto “Satoshi” Souza vs Yusuke Yachi [71kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Takanori Gomi [Custom Rules Bout]
- Mikuru Asakura vs Yutaka Saito [66kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Ayaka Hamasaki vs Seika Izawa [49kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Kyohei Hagiwara vs Hiroaki Suzuki [66kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Koji Takeda vs Beynoah [71kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Shoma Shibisai vs Hideki ‘Shrek’ Sekine [120kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- RENA vs Si Woo Park [49kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Shinobu Ota vs Kazuma Sone [66kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Kota Miura vs YUSHI [66kg – RIZIN Challenge rules]
- KOUZI vs YA-MAN [62kg- RIZIN Kickboxing rules]
RIZIN Bantamweight GP Semi Finals
- Kai Asakura vs Kenta Takizawa [61kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
- Hiromasa Ougikubo vs Naoki Inoue [61kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
RIZIN Bantamweight GP reserve bout
- Yuki Motoya vs Kintaro [61kg – RIZIN MMA rules]
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.