DEEP Jewels 26: Atomweight champ Maesawa defends her crown

Atomweight champ Tomo Maesawa dominates at DEEP Jewels 26: Photo: Akihito Tatematsu.

DEEP Jewels 26 went down at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In the main event reigning atomweight champion Tomo Maesawa took on Emi Tomimatsu, while former UFC fighter Rin Nakai returned to replace a hugely overweight King Reina.

Thailand’s Suwanan Boonsorn continued to impress in her Japanese campaign with a first round finish over Yoon Ha Hong.

DEEP Jewels 26 photos and results:

Atomweight Title Match: 5min x 3R
Tomo Maesawa (Reversal Gym Tachikawa ALPHA) VS Emi Tomimatsu (PARAESTRA Matsudo)
Maesawa won by 5-0/Decision.

Champion Maesawa got her belt om 1st Demenber 2018 and had 2 lost in a row include VS Seo Hee Ham at RIZIN.17 so she want to win. On the other hands the oppornent Tomimatsu won 2 in a row with rear-choke and Kimura. Before the fight Maesawa said she want to dance HER DANCE through the fight and defend the belt and the fight went as she said. Though Tomimatsu has BJJ black belt ans solid boxing technic but she couldn’t won.

Under 63.0kg: 5min x 3R
Rin Nakai (Shooto Shikoku Dojo) VS Diamond Rose the Rocket (Tarnthong Gym)
Nakai won by arm Bar at 3:20 R1

As reported KING Reins over-weighted by 2.9kg and former UFC fighter Rin Nakai fought against Muaythai fighter from Thailand instead of KING Reina. Though short-notice offer Nakai fought with usual strategy… Tackle-Takedown and submit and won.

Flyweight: 5min x 3R
Kana Watanabe (Fighter’s Flow) VS Kang Hi Eun (Apgujeong GYM/CMA KOREA)
Watanabe won by rear-naked choke at 1:48 of R1

Atomweight: 5min x 3R
Amp the Rocket (Tarnthong Gym/Phuket Top Team) VS Hong Yoon Ha (Von Jiu Jisu Songtan)
Amp won by Arm Bar at 1:37 of R1

5th Fight (Fly Weight:5min x 2R)
Yukari Nabe (HMC JAPAN/Reversal Gym Shinjyuku Me,We) VS Kaewjai the Rocket (Thongma GYM)
Nabe won by TKO(Pound out) at 1R 3’15”.

Atomweight: 5min x 2R
Park Jeong (Team STRONG WOLF) VS Emi Sato (Mouri Dojo)
Park won by TKO (strikes) at 1:35 of R1

Under 49.0kg: 5min x 2R
KAI (Reversal Gym Tachikawa ALPHA) VS Mizuki Furuse (Y&K MMA ACADEMY)
Furuse won by Decision

Under 49.0kg:5min x 2R
Nanaka Kawamura (Kamen Jyoshi) VS Otoha Nagao (AACC)
Nagao won Decision

Microweight: 5min x 2R)
Yasuko Tamada (AACC) VS Kotori (Kakuto Karate Yuken-Kai)
Tamada won by Decision


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