Instead of HDNet airing March 7th’s World Victory RoadSengoku Raiden Championships 12 (aka Sengoku 12) live as the cable channel didlast year the show will air Friday, March 12th at 10 PM ET. This is understandable considering eventsfrom Japan airing live in the US early in the morning get poor ratings. No clarification has been made available suchas if SRC’s June 20th show or Dream’s March 22nd show will also air on HDNettape delayed.
In the main event ATT’s Jorge Santiago defended his middleweight title againstMamed Khalidov, the man who defeated Santiago in a non-title fight in Novemberat Sengoku 11. Santiago’s strategyseemed to be based around conditioning in the fourth and fifth rounds, asomewhat risky proposition as Khalidov won rounds two and three attacking fromSantiago’s guard.
Shigeki Osawa def. Kyung Ho Kang by unanimous decision
Leonardo Santos def. Kiuma Kunioku 3:06 R1 by rear naked choke
Yuji Hoshino def. Nick Denis 0:47 R2 by guillotine choke
Yoshihiro Nakao def. Henry Miller 3:27 R2 by TKO
Marlon Sandro def. Tomonari Kanomata 0:09 R1 by KO
Maximo Blanco def. Chang Hyun Kim 1:10 R1 by KO
Akihiro Gono def. Diego Gonzalez by unanimous decision
Jorge Santiago def. Mamed Khalidov by unanimous decision