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RIZIN 15 Highlights & Results: Watch Jiri Prochazka, Kyoji Horiguchi & Tenshin Nasukawa go to Work

RIZIN 15 saw Jiri Prochazka win the inaugural LHW crown, as well as Kyoji Horiguchi & Tenshin Nasukawa earn stoppage wins.

RIZIN 15 is in the books, and following today’s event, Jiri Prochazka is the Japanese promotion’s light-heavyweight champ.

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Prochazka took on “King Mo” Lawal for the inaugural belt, and as you can by watching the clip below, he finished the decorated wrestler in round three. The two battled back in 2015, but in that contest, Lawal scored a first round KO.

RIZIN 15 also featured Kyoji Horiguchi in action, but his bantamweight title wasn’t on the line. Horiguchi took on Ben Nguyen in a 132 pound, catch-weight scrap, and quickly ended the latter’s night in round one.

The event also saw galaxy class kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa throw down, and he scored a third round stoppage win over Fritz Biagtan.

The MMA results for RIZIN 15 are below (via MMA Junkie).

Jiri Prochazka def. Muhammed Lawal via TKO (punches) – R3, 3:00
Kyoji Horiguchi def. Ben Nguyen via TKO (punches) – R1, 2:53
Roberto de Souza def. Satoru Kitaoka via TKO (punches) – R2, 3:57
Karl Albrektsson vs. Christiano Frohlich via unanimous decision
Rena Kubota def. Samantha Jean-Francois via unanimous decision
Mikuru Asakura def. Luiz Gustavo via unanimous decision
Kana Watanabe def. Justyna Haba via unanimous decision
Damien Brown def. Koji Takeda via unanimous decision
Manel Kape def. Seiichiro Ito via TKO (punches) – R2, 2:59
Kanako Murata def. Saray Orozco via technical submission (Von Flue choke) – R2, 2:12

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