Rizin World Grand Prix 2016 results for Cro Cop vs. King Mo

Rizin FF takes center stage in the world of mixed martial arts Thursday morning, for the second round of the 2016 Rizin World Grand Prix at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Tonight’s action features the quarterfinals of the open weight grand prix, headlined by a promising bout between MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop and Bellator’s “King Mo” Muhammad Lawal. The three other quarterfinal bouts will be held on Thursday morning, before the semifinals and finals are held on Dec. 31.

The action starts live on Eversport.tv at 1 a.m. ET.

If you missed out on the action in the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, we have you covered.

Full event results from Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: Cro Cop vs. King Mo can be seen below.


  • Cro Cop def. King Mo via TKO (strikes) – Round 2 – World Grand Prix quarterfinal

RIZIN ¼ GP – Mirko Filipović KO's Muhammed Lawal in 2R – Mirko vs. Baruto in Semifinals !!! pic.twitter.com/ctzkOqbjm9

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) December 29, 2016

  • Baruto def. Tsuoyshi Kosaka via unanimous decision – World Grand Prix quarterfinal
  • Amir Aliakbari def. Heath Herring via unanimous decision – World Grand Prix quarterfinal
  • Valentin Moldavsky def. Szymon Bajor via unanimous decision – World Grand Prix quarterfinal
  • Rin Nakai def. Kanako Murata via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2

RIZIN – Rin Nakai chokes Kanako Murata in 3R pic.twitter.com/C3FXfrr5ST

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) December 29, 2016

  • Tenshin Nasukawa def. Nikita Sapun via TKO (strikes) – Round 1

RIZIN – OMG! How Tenshin Nasukawa survived this! And then got TKO !!! (vs. Nikita Sapun 1R) pic.twitter.com/SaL3ZKyQnN

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) December 29, 2016

  • Kazuyuki Miyata def. Andy Souwer via submission (armbar) – Round 1
  • Yuki Motoya def. Allan Nascimento via split decision

Incredible chain of submissions. Gogoplata to omoplata to sweet to deep guillotine choke. Saved by the bell. Amazing. #RIZINFF #RIZIN016 pic.twitter.com/HcYRTLEhgw

— Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) December 29, 2016

  • Tatsumitsu Wada def. Kai Kara-France via unanimous decision
  • Yusuke Yachi def. Mario Sismundo via technical knockout (Round 1)

BAH GAWD! This knee to the body from Yusuke Yachi is savage. #RIZINFF #RIZIN2016 pic.twitter.com/Nlr4v21dzI

— Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) December 29, 2016

  • Alyssa Garcia def. Kanna Asakura via unanimous decision
  • Vadim Nemkov def. Alison Vicente via knockout (punches) – Round 1; Grand Prix reserve match

RIZIN ¼ GP – reserve match – Vadim Nemkov 1R TKO (GNP) (vs. Alison Vicente) pic.twitter.com/HeHpfHRnzg

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) December 29, 2016

  • Satoru Kitaoka def. Daron Cruickshank via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1

RIZIN – Uncredible! Satoru Kitaoka @lotuskitaoka !!! Beautiful guillotine! (vs. Daron Cruickshank ) pic.twitter.com/ga77ss1USL

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) December 29, 2016

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