TOKYO – May 12th, RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara, held a press conference and announced an update about the upcoming event.
CEO Sakakibara announced that the Yogibo presents RIZIN.29 Osaka event, which was scheduled to be held on May 30th(Sun), will be postponed to June 27th (Sun).
After officially announcing the postponement, CEO Sakakibara said, "I have made the decision to postpone the event after consulting with the fighters, staff and organizers. Everyone was willing to adapt and put on a show for the fans a month later.” In addition, CEO Sakakibara noted that pushing the event back to accommodate fans and safety measures was very important, “It has been nearly a year with reduced attendance, but the fans presence and support is what pushes the fighters to put on the best shows.”
RIZIN. 29 - May 30th
Kintaro vs Kuya Ito - 61kg MMA Rules (RIZIN Bantamweight GP opening round)
Takafumi Otsuka vs Shian - 61kg MMA Rules (RIZIN Bantamweight GP opening round)
Kazuma Kuramoto vs Alan Hiro Yamaniha - 61kg MMA Rules (RIZIN Bantamweight GP opening round)
Kenta Takizawa vs Kazunari Imanari - 61kg MMA Rules (RIZIN Bantamweight GP opening round)
Yusuke Yachi vs Yuki Kawana - 71kg MMA Rules (Elbows allowed)
Rikuto Shirakawa vs Jin Aoi - 66kg MMA Rules (Elbows allowed)
[4 man kickboxing tournament]
Kouzi vs Genji Umeno
Taiju Shiratori vs Ryo Takahashi
RIZIN.29 will be Streamed LIVE on SkyperfectTV, and RIZIN LIVE PPV with Japanese commentary. English commentary stream is provided by LiveNow.
Doors are expected to open at 12:00noon with the Opening Ceremony at 1:30PM.
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