The famous Japanese MMA promotion, RIZIN have announced their next major event. It will feature the RFF Featherweight championship decider for the main fight card. Read all about the upcoming RIZIN 43 schedule, live stream, and fight card info here on SportPaedia.
RIZIN 43 is scheduled to take place this Friday at the Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena in Hokkaido. It will feature a total of 12 MMA bouts. Additionally, the event will also organize 5 kickboxing fights.
The title card will feature the RFF featherweight title decider fight between Kleber Koike Erbst and Chihiro Suzuki. Meanwhile, the co-main card will feature Yusuke Yachi vs Zach Zane for the lightweight division.
Kleber Koike Erbst is a professional mixed martial artist from Brazil. He currently holds a career record of 31 wins to 6 losses from 38 fights. He faced his latest loss at the Bellator MMA vs RIZIN 1 last December. There Patricio Pitbull defeated Erbst via UD.
Chihiro Suzuki is a young MMA pro from Japan. He holds a professional record of 10-3 and a KO-to-win ratio of 40% at present. Most recently, Suzuki defeated Marcos Rios at a kickboxing match this March via KO.
When will be RIZIN 43 held?
- Date: Friday, June 23, 2023
- Time: 11:00 p.m. ET
The upcoming event from RIZIN Fighting Federation is scheduled to take place this Friday, June 23, 2023. It will start with preliminary events at 11:30 p.m. ET.
How to Watch the event on TV?
At present, RIZIN FF doesn’t have any official partnership with any particular tv outlet. Their fore, their upcoming event will be unavailable to watch on TV.
How to Livestream RIZIN 43?
Main card fights at RIZIN 43 live stream will be available to watch on FITE TV. A subscription to the FITE+ streaming medium currently costs only $7.99 a month. Additionally, the preliminary fight cards will be streamed on RIZIN’s official YouTube channel.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena
- Location: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
The upcoming professional MMA event will take place at the Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena. The host venue is located in Hokkaido, Japan.
Here is the complete fight card list for the upcoming Friday night Japanese MMA event, RIZIN 43 –
- Kleber Koike Erbst vs Chihiro Suzuki
- Yusuke Yachi vs Zach Zane
- Hideki Sekine vs Miko Ueda
- Hiroaki Suzuki vs Taisei Nishitani
- Genji Umeno vs Hiroki Suzuki
- Minoru Kimura vs Daryl Kokoku
- Yuta Kubo vs Takeshi Kinoshita
- Saori Oshima vs Haruka Hasegawa
- Sukuru Nii vs Tateo Iida
- Tetsuya Seki vs Raiki Endo
- Trent Girdham vs Joji Goto
- Marina Kumagai vs Aoi Kuriyama
- Kensei Yamakawa vs Ryoga Hirano
- Toshiki Watanabe vs Kento Azumi
- Daiki Maruyama vs Suguru Hayasaka
- Aito Tanimura vs Ryuya Koide
- Shoki Hoshikubo vs Kazuyuki Furukawa