FEG president Sadaharu Tanigawa has announced that a bout between Kiyoshi Tamura and Taiei Kin has been added to the July 16th K-1 Hero’s 9 card.
This announcement confirms the news that Kiyoshi Tamura is no longer under contract with PRIDE and has officially signed with K-1.
Tanigawa also stated that more bouts would be added to the card and that Melvin Manhoef would be participating in one of them.
The updated K-1 Hero’s 9 card now looks like this:
Caol Uno vs. Katsuhiko Nagata
Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Vitor Ribeiro
Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Taiei Kin
Hideo Tokoro vs. Kultar Gill
Gesias Calvancanti vs. Andre Dida
Alexandre Franca Nogueira vs. Shuichiro Katsumura
Katsuyori Shibata vs. Ralek Gracie
Dong Sik Yoon vs. Bernard Ackah
Melvin Manhoef vs. TBA