World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 9
|World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 9|
|Promotion||World Victory Road|
|Date||August 2, 2009|
|Venue||Saitama Super Arena|
World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 9 was a mixed martial arts event promoted by World Victory Road on August 2, 2009. It featured the final round of WVR's 2009 Featherweight Grand-Prix. This event was broadcast in North America via tape delay on HDNet.
Featherweight Grand Prix Final Round
Featherweight Grand Prix reserve bout
- Jung defeated Jaggers via submission (triangle choke) at 1:25 of round 2.
Featherweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals
- Omigawa defeated Sandro via "must decide" judges decision (Omigawa, Omigawa, Sandro) after initially scoring it a majority draw (30–30, 30–30, 30–29 Sandro).
- Hioki defeated Kanehara via unanimous decision.
Featherweight Grand Prix Final
- Kanehara defeated Omigawa via split decision. Hioki was unable to continue due to a concussion and was replaced by Kanehara.
Non-Grand Prix bouts
- Nakao defeated Choi via unanimous decision.
- Mitsuoka defeated French via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:51 of round 1.
- Hornbuckle defeated Gono via KO (Head Kick) at 2:50 of round 3.
- Ivanov defeated Fujita via split decision.
- Misaki defeated Nakamura via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:03 of round 1.
- Hirota defeated Kitaoka via TKO (Knees) at 2:50 of round 4 to become the new Lightweight Champion.
Sengoku Gold Cup finals
- Lightweight final: Koji Ando vs. Ikuo Usuda
- Usuda defeats Ando by unanimous decision.
- Bantamweight final: Ryosuke Komori vs. Takeshi Numajiri
- Komori defeats Numajiri by TKO at 3:25 of round 1.
- Osawa defeats Hari by TKO at 4:24 of round 1.
2009 Featherweight Grand Prix Bracket
- Note: Hioki was unable to continue due to a concussion and was replaced by Kanehara.
Featherweight Grand Prix Reserve Bouts:
- Jung Chan Sung def. Matt Jaggers at Sengoku 9
- 8.2『戦極～第九陣～』全カード決定! 吉田は参戦見送り!! (in Japanese). 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2009-07-07.