Nagoya, Japan 28th December 2019 the Dolphin Arena hosted the first event K-1 Women’s WGP a four woman tournament contested at Flyweight 52kg. The first match saw Kana Morimoto defeat Cristina Morales by decision confirmed by a knockdown in the third round, Josefine Knutson defeated Mellony Geugjes by a clear unanimous decision to face Kana in the final. After three fast paced rounds the judges scored a majority draw 29-28, 29-29, 29-29 the final went to an Extra round and the judges gave Kana a majority decision victory 10-9, 9-10, 10-9 Kana makes history as the first K-1 Women’s WGP Champion. The main card was broadcast live on Abema TV, matchmaking supported by ISKA Europe.
K-1 Women’s Flyweight WGP 52kg Semi-final:
Josefine Knutsson (Sweden) vs Mellony Geugjes (N/lands) Dec.
Kana Morimoto (Japan) def. Cristina Morales (Spain) Dec.
K-1 Women’s Flyweight WGP 52kg Final:
Kana Morimoto (Japan) def. Josefine Knutsson (Sweden) Dec. Extra R
Sumi Kotomi (Japan) def. Shin Yo Mahiro (Japan) Dec.
K-1 Super Lightweight title fight -65KG
Rukiya Anpo (Japan) def. Kaew Weerasakreck (Thai) Dec. Extra R
Yoshiki Takei (Japan) def. Suriyanlek (Thailand) Dec.
Kimura Minoru (Brazil) def. Marcel Adeyemi (Nigeria) KO R1
Masaaki Noiri (Japan) def. Hasan Toy (Turkey) Dec.
Tatsuya Oiwa (Japan) def. Stauros Exakoustidis (Greece)
Tetsuya Yamato (Japan) def. Fukashi (Japan) KO R3
Hisaki Kato (Japan) def. Keiji K-Jee (Japan) KO R2
Kota Nakano (Japan) def. Jin Hirayama (Japan) KO R3
Kaito (Japan) def. Kim Ho Sung (Korea) KO R1