The opened up with four bouts scheduled for 4 rounds, just one of which went the distance with Hikaru Ota (3-2, 1) defeating Takuya Kihashi (0-1) by split decision.
Of the other bouts scheduled for 4 rounds it was the all debutant contest between Joji Tsuchiya (1-0, 1) and Shohei Nagashima (0-1) that was over the quickest. Tsuchiya managed to take out Nagashima in the second round.
The other two contests scheduled for 4 rounds saw Naoto Takanashi (4-7-1, 3) stopping Daijiro Sato (2-6, 1) and Takunari Yokoyama (2-0, 2) stopping Iwashi Miyahara (1-3) both in the third round.
Despite the stoppages in the early bouts we saw both of the 8 rounders go the distance. These saw Takeshi Goda (7-2, 2) claiming a split decision over Satoshi Hagizaki (7-7, 3) and Masaki Saito (10-9-3, 2) taking a majority decision over Takashi Inagaki (17-11-1, 7).