Japanese “Greasegate” – The Akiyama vs Sakuraba Affair

Posted on 10. May, 2009 by in MMA, MMA Video News


On the 31 Dec 2006 Kazishi Sakuraba fought Yoshihiro Akiyama at K-1 Premium 2006 Dynamite!! in Japan.
This video highlights the “Greasy Akiyama” affair.
For more shocking evidence of cheating checkout this page dedicated to the this topic:http://www24.atwiki.jp/sweatslip/pages/23.html

The revenge by proxy match that ensued starring Kazuo Misaki vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama at Yarennoka! 12/31/07 Saitama, Japan.

Kazuo Misaki giving Yoshihiro Akiyama the post fight verbal beatdown. Was the fight ruling biased? most likely yes but then again the victory may have been justified (see next video)

The fight was later ruled a no contest due to Akiyama being kicked in the face while trying to get up. Or was he actually kicked in the right shoulder?

Video of Yoshihiro Akiyama (who is Japanese but Ethnically Korean) talking about his feud with Misaki on a Korean Show. The Saga continues…

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