Sarami defeats Tomo Maesawa to earn atomweight title shot


Place:Shinjuku FACE
Start 11:30 / End 15:00


DEEP JEWELS 18 took place on 3 December at Shinjuku FACE.

Satomi “Sarami” Takano has earned another shot at the Deep Jewels atomweight champion after a unanimous decision victory against long-time rival Tomo Maesawa. The main event of DEEP JEWELS 18 saw Sarami face Maesawa for a third time to decide who will get a crack at the promotion’s atomweight champ, Mina Kurobe.

At this event there were some NEW FACE and Kana Watanabe is one of them. But she is special because of her fighter’s career. She was once a candidate of Olympic Judo-fighter and she has well muscled special body. The opponent HIKARI is also a strong fighter. She is the winner of amateur fly-weight SHOOTO tournament of this year. The fight started with super striking and they mounted to pound each other. Finally Watanabe submitted her with arm-bar. Good fight!

On the 7th fight Hikaru Aono is also a new face and she got many titles at amateur wrestling. And she is the winner of amateur straw-weight SHOOTO tournament of this year. The opponent Emi Sato had an experience to fight against Song Ga-yeoun at Road FC and Satoko Shinashi at DEEP. It is said before the fight wrestling master Aono will win but Sato submitted her with arm-bar from under position. Very thrilling fight!

Do you know the girl’s idol group “Kamen Jyoshi” ? It means “Masked Girls” in Japanese and on the 6th fight one of the member of this group fought. Her name is Nanaka Kawamura.
Of course her main activity is idol performance (Singing and dancing) but she trained 6 day a week to fight MMA in parallel from March this year. Of course she is a new face. How do you think her effort for MMA? The opponent is REICA. She is also a new face and she has 3 year’s boxing career.

On the fight Kawamura tackled many times to take-down and control REICA’s body very well.
REICA didn’t anything at the ground fight and Kawamura won by decision. Very good fight!

The following is the report with many pictures from “Kamen Jyoshi”official site.
(Sorry no English pages.)


DEEP JEWELS 18 Results:

Deciding Match for the challenger of Atomweight Title
5min x 3R /Elbow-Attack allowed
Tomo Maesawa (Reversal Gym Tachikawa Alpha) VS SARAMI (PANCRASEism Yokohama)
SARAMI won by 3-0/Decision.

10th Fight (Under 58kg:5min x 2R)
Yukari Nabe (PARAESTRA Kashiwa) VS Yurika Nakajima (Free)
Nabe won by KO at 2R 2:50.

9th Fight (Atom Weight:5min x 2R)
Yuko Kiryu (BRAVE) VS Kyu Kitano (Takadanobana Dojo)
Kitano won by 2-1/Decision.

8th Fight (Fly Weight:5min x 2R)
Kana Watanabe (FIGHTER’S FLOW) VS HIKARI (Philoktetes Niigata)
Watanabe won by Arm-bar at 2R 1:32.

7th Fight (Atom Weight:5min x 2R)
Emi Sato (Mouri Dojo) VS Hikaru Aono (STRIPLE Shin-Yurigaoka)
Sato won by Arm-bar at 2R 1:43.

6th Fight (Atom Weight:3min x 2R)
Nanaka Kawamura (Kamen Jyoshi) VS REICA (ISHITSUNA MMA GYM)
Kawamura won by 3-0/Decision.

5th Fight (Straw Weight:3min x 3R /Grappling Rule)
Mika Nagano (Free) VS Yuko Saito (AKATSUKI Dojo)
Saito won by 3-0/Decision.

4th Fight (Under 49kg:5min x 2R)
ARAMI won by KO(Pound) at 2R 2:17.

3rd Fight (Fly Weight:5min x 2R)
Sayuri Yamaguchi (Wajyutsu Keishu-kai HEARTS) VS RYO ko SKY WALKER (BRAVE)
RYO won by Triangle-Choke at 1R 3:54.

2nd Fight (ATOM Weight:5min x 2R)
Tomomi Souda (HIDE’s KICK) VS Madoka (Free)
Souda won by Choke Sleeper at 2R 3:03.

1st Fight (Amateur Under 47.6kg: 3min x 2R)
Momoka Yoshikawa (Zendo-Kai) VS Momoko Yamazaki (Crazy Armament)
Yamazaki won by 3-0/Decision.

Kamen Jyoshi LIVE before event starting.