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Japan vs Thailand: Itsuki Hirata, Rika Ishige fight at ‘ONE: Century 世紀’ in Tokyo, Japan

Itsuki Hirata, Chatri Sityodtong, Rika Ishige (©ONE Championship)

Itsuki Hirata, Chatri Sityodtong, Rika Ishige (©ONE Championship)

Japan and Thailand were among the countries represented at “ONE: Century 世紀” in Tokyo, Japan. The combat sports event had two parts with 11 bouts each.

Featuring mixed martial arts, Muay Thai and kickboxing matches, “ONE: Century 世紀” took place at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on October 12, 2019. In the fourth bout of the first part, Itsuki “Strong Heart Fighter” Hirata, 20, of Tokyo, Japan and Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige, 30, of Bangkok, Thailand competed in an MMA bout in the women’s atomweight division.

“ONE: Century 世紀” was the second ONE Championship event held in Japan. It marked the martial arts organization’s 100th live event.

As part of the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, ONE Championship held an open workout at the Bellesalle Shibuya Garden in Tokyo featuring select “ONE: Century 世紀” athletes on October 6, 2019. The official press conference and face-offs took place at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo on October 10, 2019.

Including Japan and Thailand, a total of 18 countries were represented in the two parts of “ONE: Century 世紀.” The others were Algeria, Belarus, Brazil, China, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United States.

Hirata was one of the 12 fighters who represented Japan. Ishige was one of the three representatives of Thailand.

Blue Corner

  • Name: Rika Ishige
  • Fight Name: “Tiny Doll”
  • Age: 30
  • Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Height: 159cm
  • Gym: Bangkok Fight Lab, Tiger Muay Thai

Red Corner

  • Name: Itsuki Hirata
  • Fight Name: “Strong Heart Fighter”
  • Age: 20
  • Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
  • Height: 157cm
  • Gym: K-Clann

Fight Result

  • Sport: MMA
  • Division: Women’s Atomweight
  • Referee: Yoshinori Umeki
  • Winner: Itsuki Hirata
  • Method: Submission via Armbar
  • Time and Round: 4:41 of Round 2

Photos

 

Records after “ONE: Century 世紀”

Fighter

Professional MMA record

ONE Championship record

Itsuki “Strong Heart Fighter” Hirata 5 wins, 0 loss 2 wins, 0 loss
Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige 4 wins, 4 losses 4 wins, 4 losses

 

Check the complete results of “ONE: Century 世紀” Part 1 on Conan Daily. Watch the highlights here:

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