K1 has announced a change of opponent’s for Royce Gracie’s match in the K1 New Year’s eve event. The new opponent is Hideo Tokoro. Tokoro recently defeated Alexandre ‘Pequeno’ in the K1 lightweight Grand-Prix. Royce’s previous opponent Akyiama had to withdraw due to a back injury.This is quite a change for Royce as he has been fighting bigger opponents for his last few fights in Japan. Word from Royce Team later today!