The undefeated former professional sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito (Kaido Hoovelson) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 2-0-0 (0 knockouts) while his opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Tsuyoshi Kosaka (who replaces Jiri Prochazka), has a record of 27-18-2 (52% finishing rate). Baruto beat Peter Aerts in 2015 (=Aerts vs Baruto) and Kazuyuki Fujita in 2016 while Kosaka has fought just once since 2006, when he was defeated by Mark Hunt, winning over James Thompson. Baruto vs Kosaka is the quarter-final of the Rizin openweight Grand-Prix tournament; undercard of Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: 2nd Round
Where: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
Baruto’s next fight: Mirko Filipovic vs Baruto Kaito
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