Japan was well represented at “ONE: Century 世紀” in Tokyo, Japan. The combat sports event had two parts with 11 bouts each.
Featuring mixed martial arts, Muay Thai and kickboxing matches, “ONE: Century 世紀” took place at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on October 12, 2019. Both fighting out of Japan, Koshi “Luxor” Matsumoto, 36, and Takasuke “Hawk” Kume, 34, competed in an MMA bout in the lightweight division in the first bout of the second part.
Matsumoto is training out of Master Japan and is the reigning Shooto Lightweight Champion. Kume is training out of Alive and is the reigning Pancrase Lightweight Champion.
“ONE: Century 世紀” was the second ONE Championship event held in Japan. It marked the martial arts organization’s 100th live event.
As part of the ONE Martial Arts Fan Fest, ONE Championship held an open workout at the Bellesalle Shibuya Garden in Tokyo featuring select “ONE: Century 世紀” athletes on October 6, 2019. The official press conference and face-offs took place at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo on October 10, 2019.
Aside from Japan, 17 other countries were represented in the two parts of “ONE: Century 世紀” namely Algeria, Belarus, Brazil, China, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United States. Matsumoto and Kume were among the 12 fighters who represented Japan.
- Name: Takasume Kume
- Fight Name: Hawk
- Age: 34
- Hometown: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
- Height: 171cm
- Gym: ALIVE
- Name: Koshi Matsumoto
- Fight Name: Luxor
- Age: 36
- Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
- Height: 171cm
- Gym: Master Japan
- Sport: MMA
- Division: Lightweight
- Referee: Motohiro Tsuruwa
- Winner: Takasume Kume
- Method: Unanimous Decision
- Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Records after “ONE: Century 世紀”
|Professional MMA record||
|Koshi “Luxor” Matsumoto||20 wins, 9 losses, 2 draws||Shooto|
|Takasuke “Hawk” Kume||23 wins, 6 losses, 3 draws||Pancrase|
Check the complete results of “ONE: Century 世紀” Part 2 on Conan Daily. Watch the highlights here: