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RIZIN 19 Highlights & Results: Watch Jiri Prochazka Put Away Fabio Maldonado, Patricky “Pitbull” Wreck Tatsuya Kawajiri

RIZIN 19 is in the books, and the Japanese promotion's card featured several highlight reel wins.

Osaka, Japan hosted RIZIN 19 today, and the event featured light-heavyweight champ Jiri Prochazka in action and the quarterfinals of the promotion’s lightweight grand prix.

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Jiri Prochazka takes out Fabio Maldonado

In the headliner, Prochazka faced the UFC veteran Maldonado in a 220-pound, catchweight contest. As you can see by watching the clip below, Prochazka took out Maldonado with a series of booming punches.

The Czech fighter has won nine straight and carries a record of 25-3-1.

Patricky “Pitbull” storms through Tatsuya Kawajiri

In another highlight-reel finish, Patrick “Pitbull” blasted rugged vet Tatsuya Kawajiri with a flying knee and finished the deal with follow-up punches.

The bout served as a quarterfinal for RIZIN’s lightweight grand prix. “Pitbull” has won six straight and moved his overall record to 22-8.

RIZIN 19 results

Here are the results for RIZIN 19 (via MMA Fighting).

Jiri Prochazka def. Fabio Maldonado via knockout (punches) R1, 1:49
Kai Asakura def. Ulka Sasaki via TKO (doctor stoppage) R1, 0:54
Seo Hee Ham def. Miyuu Yamamoto via TKO (hammerfists) R2
Rena Kubota def. Alexandra Alvare via TKO (punches) R1

Lightweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals
Johnny Case def. Roberto de Souza via TKO (punch) R1
Patricky Freire def. Tatsuya Kawajiri via TKO (flying knee and punches) R1
Luiz Gustavo def. Hiroto Uesako via TKO (doctor stoppage due to cut) R1
Tofiq Musaev def. Damien Brown via TKO (head kick and punches) R1

Keita Nakamura def. Marcos Yoshio de Souza via TKO (corner stoppage) R1
Shoma Shibisai def. Chang Hee Kim via submission (Kimura) R1

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