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Bellator MMA and RIZIN Set to Stage Historic Event in Japan

Don’t miss the historic Bellator MMA and RIZIN event in Japan featuring Patricky Pitbull vs. Roberto de Souza and Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Makoto Takahashi. Tune in for an unforgettable night of fights!

Bellator MMA and RIZIN are joining forces once again to deliver another unforgettable event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Tonight, fans will witness an action-packed night of fights featuring some of the best fighters in the world.

In the highly anticipated main event, Patricky Pitbull will go head-to-head with Roberto de Souza in a non-title fight. This matchup was originally supposed to feature A.J. McKee, but due to unforeseen circumstances, de Souza stepped in to take his place. The fight will also be part of the Lightweight Grand Prix, adding an extra layer of excitement to the bout.

The co-main event will see Kyoji Horiguchi facing off against Makoto Takahashi for the inaugural Flyweight title. Both fighters are known for their incredible skills and this matchup promises to be a thrilling contest.

In the SUPER RIZIN 2 portion of the event, Juan Archuleta will be competing against Hiromasa Ougikubo for the RIZIN Bantamweight title. This is a highly anticipated matchup that is sure to deliver fireworks.

Bellator x RIZIN 2 will be broadcasted on SHOWTIME starting at 11 p.m. ET, while the SUPER RIZIN 2 event will be available on U-Next PPV starting at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday, July 30.

Make sure to tune in and witness the electrifying action as these fighters go to war inside the cage. It’s going to be a night to remember!

Fight Card

Fight Result
Patricky Pitbull vs. Roberto de Souza TBD
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Makoto Takahashi TBD
Juan Archuleta vs. Hiromasa Ougikubo TBD

Key Points

  • Bellator MMA and RIZIN are teaming up for another historic event in Japan
  • Patricky Pitbull will face Roberto de Souza in the main event
  • Kyoji Horiguchi and Makoto Takahashi will compete for the inaugural Flyweight title
  • Juan Archuleta will battle Hiromasa Ougikubo for the RIZIN Bantamweight title


  • Patricky Pitbull
  • Roberto de Souza
  • Kyoji Horiguchi


  • Bellator MMA
  • Lightweight Grand Prix