Rumor: Andy Souwer vs. Jienotsu Nagashima MMA rules at the RIZIN FF event?
As we already present few weeks ago, RIZIN FF is preparing his first event at the end of the year and at actually the organization is presenting their fighter schedule. However, of course there are also some rumors. That main rumor is that at this event fighters will fight according to formulas of K-1, but it's very probable that they will fight according to MMA rules. Andy Souwer, who would make his debut in MMA, and his rival would be another star of the K-1 MAX Yuichiro "Jienotsu" Nagashima. For the Japanese this New Year's Eve event, it's not the first, because he already fought MMA rules with Shinya Aoki at Dynamite !! 2010 winning via KO (flying knee) in the second round. Andy Souwer still enjoys a good reputation in Japan, and although he fought the last battle at New Year's Eve Dynamite!! 2009, during which he performed a great battle with Masato. The Dutchman continues to be recognized by Japanese fans as a legend of kickboxing.
However, manager of Souwer said that this should be regarded as a big rumor. He says that no decision can be taken now.