December 31 in the Japanese city of Saitama hosted an evening of mixed martial arts
December 31 in the Japanese city of Saitama hosted an evening of mixed martial arts. Bellator and Rizin held a joint MMA show.
In the main event, AJ McKee (8th Bellator) defeated Roberto De Souza (Rizin Champion) via unanimous decision.
In the co-main event of the tournament, Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (Bellator Champion) defeated Kléber Koika (Rizin Champion), also by unanimous decision.
Bellator MMA vs. Rizin
VIDEO. Bellator and Rizin hosted an MMA show together