K-1 World Max 2005

Eight Bouts Added

October 12, 2005

Yoyogi National Stadium, 1st Gym

Tokyo, Japan



Boxer Michael Lerma (29-10-1, 20 KOs), former WBC Continental Americas super welterweight

champion, returns to K-1 since losing his debut last October 13, 2004 to Genki Sudo via second round

TKO (under K-1 kickboxing rules) - This time out, Lerma faces Judo champion Yoshihiro Akiyama in an

MMA bout. Akiyama has a submission win (arm bar) over another former boxer, Frans Botha (at K-1

Dynamite, December 31, 2004). Also expected to participate on the card - K-1 Max stand-out John Wayne

Parr and ZST stand-out Hideo Tokoro. Previously announced, former boxing Japanese middleweight

champion Satoru Suzuki (23-6, 15 KOs) and former boxing Japanese Jr. middleweight champion Akira

Ohigashi (39-8-3, 26 KOs) will face Mike Zambidis and Albert Kraus, respectively. Plus 2005 K-1 Max

World Champion Andy Souwer will face K-1 veteran Kozo Takeda. K-1 bouts are scheduled for three

rounds (three minutes each round) with a one round extension if needed. K-1 MMA bouts are scheduled for

three rounds (five minutes each round).


Line-up (not in fight order):

Fight 1 - K-1 Rules Bout

Hayato vs. Black Mamba (India)


Fight 2 - K-1 Rules Bout

Akira Ohigashi vs. Albert Kraus


Fight 3 - K-1 Rules Bout

Satoru Suzuki vs. Mike Zambidis


Fight 4 - K-1 Rules Bout

Yasuhiro Kazuya vs. Remigijus Morkevicius


Fight 5 - K-1 Rules Bout

Andy Souwer vs. Kozo Takeda


Fight 6 - K-1 Rules Bout - added

Kazuki Hamasaki vs. Hakuto


Fight 7 - K-1 Rules Bout - added

Yuya Yamamoto vs. Ash-Ra


Fight 8 - K-1 Rules Bout- added

Shingo Garyu vs. Samir Berbachi


Fight 9 - K-1 Rules Bout - added

Akeomi Nitta vs. Ian Schaffa


Fight 10 - K-1 Rules Bout - added

John Wayne Parr vs. Kinami


Fight 11 - K-1 Rules Bout - added

Kaoklai Kaennorsing vs. Yoshihiro Sato


Fight 12 - K-1 MMA Rules - added

Hideo Tokoro vs. Gabriel Lemley


Fight 13 - K-1 MMA Rules - added

Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Michael Lerma



Subject to change