Manel Kape defeated Kai Asakura for the Rizin Bantamweight Title at Rizin 20. Kape since winning the Rizin Bantamweight Title is one of the best Bantamweights in the world and the world is his oyster. Found a home in Rizin. What’s gonna happen for Manel Kape in 2020?
Kyoji Horiguchi was #2 best Bantamweight in the world, Defeating Darrion Caldwell, Ben Ngyuen, Ian McCall in his Rizin career. Kyoji however in his last fight lost to Kai Asakura in the first round but unable to rematch Kai because of knee injuries. Horiguchi can regain his Rizin Bantamweight Title against Manel Kape.
Kai Asakura vs Manel Kape is 1-1. Trilogy Fight Main Event would be interesting to watch, Two Bantamweights in the prime of their career.
Bellator Bantamweight Champion
Bellator Rizin has a cross promotion partnership that’s been going well. Kyoji Horiguchi won the Bellator Bantamweight Title against Darrion Caldwell. Bellator Bantamweight Title is vacated, Future Champions can be James Gallagher, Sergio Pettis, Eduardo Dantas. Never the less Kape in 2020 will fight the Bellator Bantamweight Champion.
Three fights are well enough for a Rizin Champion, Fights listed will be exciting fights to watch for Manel Kape as he continues his rise to being one of the best Bantamweights.