Ganryujima IV Fight Night Comes to Ariake Coliseum
Ganryujima IV Tokyo Fight is held at Ariake Coliseum on Sunday 31st July 2016 / Pic: Supplies

Ganryujima IV fight night is held on Sunday 31st July at ten thousand seat Ariake Coliseum arena in Tokyo, Japan, broadcast by Fuji network.

Ganryujima is a new Japanese project on FUJI network, established by Sadaharu Tanikawa. The last is a former executive of the original K-1. The actual fighting concept is a modified MMA challenge with no submissions in use. The bouts are held in the flat circle accordingly to sumo, with no boxing ring ropes or fenced enclosure.

The WKN World Office collaborates with Ganryujima, providing the high-level of matchmaking as well as an international recognition. The World Kickboxing Network president Stephane Cabrera is officially invited to Tokyo, Japan for a meeting that aims to discuss the following production.

The previous event was held last March at Tokyo Dome City Hall. The WKN fighters Bharat Khandare and Jackie Gosh defeated Kazuhisa Watanabe and Kiyoshi Tamura.

Upcoming show on July 31 moves to a ten thousand seat venue Ariake Coliseum. The platform is a center court for the Japan Open Tennis Championships. It is one of the few professional tennis venues which has a retractable roof.

Ganryujima IV fight card is currently in makes. We will have more on this story as it develops.

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Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a muaythai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is a former national champion of Belarus, and also a finalist of IFMA European Cup. He is an editor and journalist at FIGHTMAG. He covers national and world news. Iskenderov is also the WKN (World Kickboxing Network) international coordinator for Australia.

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