Thursday, January 12, 2012

G1 Fights to Host America vs. Japan Event

It's nation vs. nation as mixed martial arts promotion G1 Fights pits American and Japanese fighters. G1 will stage "Sovereign Valor", a proam event, at the Coushatta Casino in Kinder, Louisiana on January 28.

The pro side of the card features a Japanase squad comprised of four Pancrase fighters. The team is lead by former Tokyo Sabres (IFL) coach and legendary bodybuilder Ken Yasuda. The American team is comprised of four up-and-coming fighters, lead by UFC middleweight Tim Credeur. All four members of the American team come from neighboring Texas, including one rising bantamweight, Jason Sampson (8-1). Sampson will face top ranked Pancrase bantamweight Tashiro Akai.

As for the pro card...

G1 Fights
"Sovereign Valor"
January 28, 2012
Coushatta Casino Resort,
Kinder, Louisiana

Main (Professional) Card
Tashiro Akai vs. Jason Sampson
Yoshiaki Takahashi vs. Adam Schindler
Yoshihito Kuroki vs. Sean Spencer

[Sources: N.O.B. |]

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