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"The Way of Shooto 4" Quick Results

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Shooto's first 115-pound champion makes his first title defense tonight inside Korakuen Hall as Muay Thai stylist Rambaa "M-16" Somdet takes on challenger Hiroyuki Abe of K'z Factory.

Two Pacific Rim title bouts bolster the card, with 143-pound ace Taiki Tsuchiya facing unbeaten Krazy Bee prospect Issei Tamura, 132-pound champ and Koetsu Okazaki going up against  Wajutsu Keishukai's naked man, Tetsu "Hadairo" Suzuki.

Tony Loiseleur is on the scene as always and has live play-by-play over at Sherdog.com beginning at 4:30 a.m. ET, so be sure to check it out.

Quick results:

Shooto World Flyweight (52kg/115 lbs) Title Bout - 3R x 5 min.
Rambaa "M-16" Somdet (8-2) def. Hiroyuki Abe (6-3) via TKO (doctor stoppage) R1 4:31

Shooto Pacific Rim Lightweight (65kg/143 lbs) Title Bout - 3R x 5 min.
Taiki Tsuchiya (7-2) def. Issei Tamura (5-1) via majority decision (29-28, 29-29, 29-28)

Shooto Pacific Rim Featherweight (60kg/132 lbs) Title Bout - 3R x 5 min.
Koetsu Okazaki (7-1-1) def. Tetsu "Hadairo" Suzuki (10-8-3) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

 

Welterweight (70kg/154 lbs) - 3R x 5 min.
Kenichiro Togashi (11-7-5) def. Jani Lax (9-8) via TKO (doctor stoppage) R3 1:30

Lightweight (65kg/143 lbs) - 3R x 5 min.
Tenkei "Fujimiya" Oda (9-5-2, 1 NC) def. Matteus Lahdesmaki (9-5-3) via submission (punches) R1 4:08

Welterweight (70kg/154 lbs) - 2R x 5 min.
Shin Kochiwa (7-1-2) def. Koji Matsumoto (4-1) via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-19, 20-18)

Welterweight (70kg/154 lbs) - 2R x 5 min.
Daisuke Hoshino (6-3) def. Kunio Nakajima (1-6-1) via TKO (punches) R1 3:02

Lightweight (65kg/143 lbs) - 2R x 5 min.
Hiroshige "Hanzo" Tanaka (5-1) def. Takayoshi "Tiger Eye" Ono (6-9-1) via majority decision (20-19, 19-19, 20-19)

2010 Rookie Tournament 2nd Round - Welterweight (70kg/154 lbs) - 2R x 5 min.
Akira Okada (1-0-1) vs. Munehiro "Mike" Kin (2-2-1) ruled a unanimous draw (19-19, 19-19, 19-19)
* Okada takes the judges' "must decision" (2-1) and advances in the rookie tournament.

2010 Rookie Tournament 2nd Round - Flyweight (52kg/115 lbs) - 2R x 5 min.
Tadaaki "Onibozu" Yamamoto (3-0-1) def. Jun Nabeshima (1-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) R1 3:20