Ganryujima 10.21 All Asia Martial Arts tournament airs live on Fuji Network on Friday, October 21, 2016 from Tokyo, Japan.
Garyujima 10.21 is the fifth edition of the international Martial Arts series in Japan. All-Asia 8 Man middleweight tournament headlines the event. The show airs live on Fuji TV, tonight, Friday, October 21, starting at 6:00 pm local time.
The former producer of K-1, Sadaharu Tanikawa launched the Ganryujima project in 2014. He smoothly runs the events that certainly gain popularity. The concept of Ganryujima is the MMA bouts held in the flat circle equivalent to Sumo. The competitors represent the different schools of their national Martial Arts. The leading network in the country, Fuji TV provides live coverage of the shows.
Ganryujima collaborates with the number kickboxing federation – World Kickboxing Network (WKN). The world’s leading governing body is an official matchmaker for the events. The president of the WKN, Stephane Cabrera attends the shows.
The upcoming gala features three fighters of the WKN Top Team. Iran’s pride Ali Mahrou Bakhtiari takes part in the tournament. In the opening round he is going up against Thai Kuntap Charoenchai. Aditya Katkade of India faces off Japanese Akihiko Mori in the reserve fight. The super fight squares the differences between Italian Michele Verginelli and Marcus Lero Aurelio of Brazil.
All Asia 8 Man Tournament
Katsunori Kikuno (Japan) vs Ha Woon Pyo (Korea)
Igor Permin (Russia) vs Khuukhenkhuu ‘Amaraa’ Amartuvshin (Mongolia)
Michihiro Omigawa (Japan) vs Zhang Wensheng (China)
Kuntap Charoenchai (Thailand) vs Ali Mahrou Bakhtiari (Iran)
Akihiko Mori (Japan) vs Aditya Katkade (India)
Star Style (Mongolia) vs Honshu (Nigeria)
Marcus Lero Aurelio (Brazil) vs Michele Verginelli (Italia)
— WKN® Kickboxing (@WKNkickboxing) October 21, 2016