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LIVE! RIZIN 12 Results, Streaming Updates Tonight!

LIVE! RIZIN 12 Results, Streaming Updates Tonight!

RIZIN and shine, Maniacs, it’s time for some early morning hooliganism. The current kingpin of Japanese MMA returns this Sunday morning (Aug. 12, 2018) with almost a dozen mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing matches featuring some of the nation’s top fighters.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE coverage of RIZIN 12 below, starting with the FITE.TV broadcast at 2 a.m. ET.

Though not quite as star-studded as some of the promotion’s other offerings, RIZIN 12 still features a healthy dose of talent, including Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Kiichi Kunimoto, Hatsu Hioki and Angela Magana. Also on the docket are local standouts Yusuke Yachi, Yuki Montoya and “King” Reina Miura.

RIZIN 12 QUICK RESULTS:

Yusuke Yachi vs. Luiz Gustavo
Yuki Motoya vs. Kazuma Sone
Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Ryuichiro Sumimura
Reina Miura vs. Kaitlin Young
Taiki Naito vs. Hannya Hashimoto
Hatsu Hioki vs. Mikuru Asakura
Roque Martinez vs. Kiyoshi Kuwabara
Kanako Murata vs. Angela Magana
RYUKI vs. NAOYA
Shintaro Matsukura vs. Takahiro Okuyama
Takiya Shota vs. Syuto Sato — Shota def. Sato by unanimous decision

RIZIN 12 ROUND-BY-ROUND COVERAGE:

Yusuke Yachi vs. Luiz Gustavo

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Yuki Motoya vs. Kazuma Sone

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Ryuichiro Sumimura

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Reina Miura vs. Kaitlin Young

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kickboxing: Taiki Naito vs. Hannya Hashimoto

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Hatsu Hioki vs. Mikuru Asakura

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Roque Martinez vs. Kiyoshi Kuwabara

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kanako Murata vs. Angela Magana

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kickboxing: RYUKI vs. NAOYA

Round one:

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kickboxing: Shintaro Matsukura vs. Takahiro Okuyama

Round one: Matsukura sending out round kicks. Snap kick downstairs, left body kick. Again. Matsukura switching stances well. Snap kick, low kick. One minute in. Leg kick, body kick. Good right hand catches Okuyama coming in. Body kick form Okuyama. Matsukura outlanding him by a large margin, punishing the body. One minute to go. Straight left snaps Okuyama’s head back and Okuyama marches after him, throwing combinations. Suddenly, Okuyama wobbles Matsukara with a left hand and tries to put him down before the bell. 10-9 Okuyama.

Round two:

Round three:

Final result:


Kickboxing: Takiya Shota vs. Syuto Sato

Round one: Trading early low kicks. Sato tries a high kick. Good trade in the center until Sato catches a kick. Takedown by Sato. One minute in. Another clinch. Low kick from Shota, body kick by Sato. Sato counters a low kick with a straight left and Shota slips. Trading in the center, both land body kicks and Sato lands while he has Shota on one leg, then hits a throw. Shota just keeps slipping, but suddenly he’s landing heavy shots. 10-9 Sato.

Round two: Sato tries a spinning hook kick, lands a knee in the clinch. Heavy punches from both men, body kick by Sato and a side kick to the body. Another takedown. Trading knees inside, throw from Sato. Shota slips yet again, eats a front kick and a combo. Heavy exchange. Counter hook catches Shota jumping. Low kicks and knees by Shota, tries to open up on the ropes. He backs Sato to the corner and drops him hard. Shota tries to capitalize, walks into a front kick and then gets dropped after standing. Clinch. 10-9 Sato.

Round three: Shota comes out slugging, eats a kick. Clinch. Sato’s nose look busted and Shota cracks him with a knee for a called knockdown. Ref pauses the fight to look at Sato’s nose. One minute in. Back to punching, Shota tries a knee inside and gets clipped with punches. He just keeps marching forward. Knees from Shota inside. Sato body kick, jumping knee. Takedown. Shota lands a heavy left high kick and looks to pour it on. Clinches slowing things down. Shota continues to pound until the bell. 10-8 Shota.

Final result: Shota def. Sato by unanimous decision