Shooto Update


August 20, 2005

Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium

Kanagawa, Japan



Class A bouts are three rounds (five minutes each round). Class B bouts are two rounds (five minutes each

round). Records are from Shooto and reflect Shooto participation (i.e. a record of 0-0 would mark the debut of

a fighter in Shooto). PR = Pacific Rim.


Line-up so far:

Fight 1 - Class B 2005 Rookie Tournament Semi-Final Lightweight Bout

Kyoutarou Nakao  (1-0-1) vs. Nishioka Yutuka (2-0)


Fight 2 - Class A Lightweight Bout - Added

Americas # 1 ranked Antonio Carvalho (2-0) vs. PR 8th ranked Lion Takeshi (6-0)


Fight 3 - Class A Welterweight Bout

4th ranked Mitsuhiro Ishida (7-2-1) vs. 5th ranked Takashi Nakakura (6-1)


Fight 4 - Class A Lightweight Bout

# 1 ranked Gilbert Melendez (2-0) vs. 3rd ranked Rumina Sato (21-7-1)


Also Expected to participate:

- Hayato "Mach" Sakurai (Former Shooto Middleweight Champion\ PRIDE Bushido veteran)




Card subject to change