RIZIN 17 Results: Asakura Tops Yachi


RIZIN 17 is in the books as fans got to witness an action-packed night at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday.

In the main event, Mikura Asakura dominated rival Yusuke Yachi to take home a unanimous decision win. As the fight was coming to an end, Asakura notably dropped a desperate Yachi as he was taunting him.

Meanwhile, in the co-main event, Shintaro Ishiwatari got a submission win over former UFC flyweight Ulka Sasaki. Sasaki was dropped by the former bantamweight King of Pancrase in the second round. A series of knees to the head followed before Ishiwatari got the win with a north-south choke.

Below are all the results:

Main card

  • Mikura Asakura def. Yusuke Yachi via unanimous decision
  • Shintaro Ishiwatari def. Ulka Sasaki via submission (north-south choke) in R2
  • Hiromasa Ogikubo def. Yuki Motoya via majority decision
  • Ivan Shtyrkov def. Hoon Kim via TKO (strikes) in R2
  • Taiga Kawabe def. Hikaru Machida via unanimous decision [Kickboxing bout]


  • Johnny Case def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (corner stoppage) at R1
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Ali Abdulkhalikov via unanimous decision
  • Roberto de Souza def. Mizuto Hirota via TKO (strikes) in R1
  • Jake Heun def. Vitaly Shemetov via TKO (cut) in R3
  • Seo Hee Ham def. Tomo Maesawa via TKO (knees) in R1
  • Stephanie Egger def. Reina Miura via unanimous decision
  • Hideki def. Daiki Watabe via majority decision [Kickboxing bout]