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Full lineup finalized for RIZIN 24 featuring Tenshin Nasukawa, Kai Asakura

Kai Asakura | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

RIZIN 24 returns this weekend with two of its biggest stars in featured bouts.

In the main event, kickboxing superstar Tenshin Nasukawa fights Koji Tanaka, while the co-main event is an MMA bout between bantamweight champion Kai Asakura (15-2) and veteran Shoji Maruyama (18-12-1).

The event takes place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. local time. It will air early Sunday morning in North America and is expected to be available through pay-per-view on RIZIN LIVE. RIZIN 22 and RIZIN 23 are currently available to watch for free on FITE TV, though it is not yet known if a replay of RIZIN 24 will also be made available at a later date.

Also of note, lightweight prospect Koji Takeda (10-1) returns to RIZIN to fight Shooto and PFL veteran Yuki Kawana (16-4-5), Yusuke Yachi (21-10) meets Juri Ohara (26-18-3, 1 NC) in a lightweight bout, and strawweight standout Rena Kubota (10-3) fights Emi Tomimatsu (15-16).

See the full 11-fight lineup below:

Tenshin Nasukawa vs. Koji Tanaka — kickboxing bout

Kai Asakura vs. Shoji Maruyama

Koji Takeda vs. Yuki Kawana

Takasuke Kume vs. Satoru Kitaoka

Mutsuki Ebata vs. Rasta — kickboxing bout

Kintaro vs. Kenta Takizawa

Rena Kubota vs. Emi Tomimatsu

Takahiro Ashida vs. Kyohei Hagiwara

Tsuyoshi Sudario vs. Dylan James

Yuki Kitagawa vs. Taishi Hiratsuka — kickboxing bout

Yusuke Yachi vs. Juri Ohara

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