The former ISKA, WKA and two-time K-1 World Max champion Andy Souwer entered this fight with a pro mma record of 2-2-0 (100% finishing rate) but he has a kickboxing record of 160-19-1. He lost to Daron Cruickshank (=Souwer vs Cruickshank) and Kazuyuki Miyata last year (=Souwer vs Miyata) but he came back to win in 2017 with Massaro Glunder.
His opponent, Akiyo Nishiura, has a record of 13-8-1 (38% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since May 5, 2014 when he defeated by Ryogo Takahashi. Souwer vs Nishiura is on the undercard of Rena Kubota vs Andy Nguyen – Rizin FF 7. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Rizin Fighting World Grand-Prix 2017 Autumn
Where: Marinemesse Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Souwer’s previous fight: Andy Souwer vs Kazuyuki Miyata
Souwer vs Nishiura full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)
1 comment on “2017 MMA fight – Andy Souwer vs Akiyo Nishiura – full fight Video Rizin FF 7”
Sad to see a such a good kickboxer as Andy to lose so easily in MMA. It is difficult for these guys to be adapted to a totally new fighting style mainly when age is a main issue.