Mma | Jae Hoon Moon Vs. Kevin Petshi Completes Rizin FF Bantamweight Grand Prix

The second half of the opening round of Rizing FightingFederation’s bantamweight tournament is now complete.

The Japanese promotion announced Tuesday that a clash between RoadFC veteran Jae HoonMoon and Superior Challenge titlist KevinPetshi will round out the ‘B’ portion of the bracket on Oct.15, which also includes ShintaroIshiwatari vs. AkhmedMusakaev and ErsonYamamoto vs. Manel Kape .The winners will join KyojiHoriguchi , TakafumiOtsuka and Khalid Taha in the quarterfinals on Dec. 29.

Additionally, Rizin announced that TenshinNasukawa will square off YamatoFujita , a Japanese boxing making his MMA debut at the event. Rizin “Aki No Jin” takes place at Marine Messe Fukuoka inFukuoka, Japan and will also feature the opening round of thewomen’s super atomweight grand prix.

The 33-year-old Moon last competed at Road FC 39 on June 10, wherehe defeated Kai Asakura via third-round knockout. The South Korean is 9-9 as aprofessional, with three wins by KO/TKO and six by decision.

Petshi, 27, enters the matchup on a three-fight winning streakwhere he has finished each of his opponents by rear-naked chokewithin two rounds. The Frenchman owns a 12-3 career mark, withseven victories by tapout and two via KO/TKO.

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