World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7

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World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7
A poster or logo for World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7.
Information
Promotion World Victory Road
Date March 20, 2009
Venue Yoyogi National Gymnasium
City Japan Tokyo, Japan
Attendance 7,896
Event chronology
World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku no Ran 2009 World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7 World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 8

World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7 was a mixed martial arts-event promoted by World Victory Road. It took place on March 20, 2009.[1]

Results[edit]

Flags represent what country the fighters fought under (as reported by World Victory Road during the broadcast), not their nationality in a non-sporting sense.

  • Featherweight Grandprix 1st Round Match: Japan Seiya Kawahara vs. Canada Nick Denis
Denis defeated Kawahara via TKO (punches) at 2:36 of round 1.
  • Featherweight Grandprix 1st Round Match: England Ronnie Mann vs. Japan Tetsuya Yamad]
Mann defeated Yamada via unanimous decision (30–29, 30–29, 30–29).
Jung defeated Ishiwatari via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:29 of round 1.
Kanehara defeated Kim via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–28, 30–29).
  • Featherweight Grandprix 1st Round Match: Brazil Marlon Sandro vs. United States Matt Jagger
Sandro defeated Jaggers via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:57 of round 2.
Omigawa defeated Davis via unanimous decision (30–28, 30–28, 30–27).
York defeated Thompson via KO (punch) at 4:33 of round 1.
Phan defeated Kadowaki via TKO (punches) at 3:09 of round 1.
  • Featherweight Grandprix 1st Round Match: Japan Hatsu Hioki vs. Puerto Rico Chris Manuel
Hioki defeated Manuel via submission (triangle armbar) at 4:12 of round 1.
Lawal defeated Kawamura via unanimous decision (30–24, 30–27, 30–27).

Notes[edit]

  • WVR originally wanted both Shooto world champion "Lion Takeshi" Takeshi Inoue and Deep titlist Dokonjonosuke Mishima to participate in the tournament but Inoue was unable to due to Shooto putting him on their May 10 fight card while Mishima suffered a knee injury.[3]
  • Michihiro Omigawa's fight with Shintaro Ishiwatari in Shooto on January 18 were originally scheduled to be an elimintator for participation in the tournament. However, the bout ended in a draw and both were later invited to participate.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sengoku 'Seventh Battle' Play-by-Play". Sherdog.com. 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  2. ^ Loiseleur, Tony (March 20, 2009). "‘King Mo’ Reigns in ‘Seventh Battle’ Main Event". Sherdog.com. Retrieved December 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b http://sherdog.com/news/articles/featherweights-and-fight-lanthropy-16680

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