1998 in Fighting Network Rings

The year 1998 is the fourth year in the history of Fighting Network Rings, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 1998 Fighting Network Rings held nine events beginning with, Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final.

1998 in Fighting Network Rings
Information
First dateJanuary 21, 1998
Last dateDecember 23, 1998
Events
Total events9
Fights
Total fights57
Title fights2
Chronology
1997 in RINGS 1998 in Fighting Network Rings 1999 in RINGS

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 1998
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Mikhail Ilyukhin N/A 0 0:00 Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final [a]
Tariel Bitsadze def. Kiyoshi Tamura (c) TKO 1 3:39 Rings: Third Fighting Integration [b]

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
25 Rings: World Mega Battle Tournament December 23, 1998 Japan
24 Rings Holland: The Thialf Explosion October 24, 1998 Thialf Stadion Heerenveen Holland
23 Rings Australia: NR2 September 13, 1998 Australia
22 Rings: Fourth Fighting Integration June 27, 1998 Tokyo, Japan
21 Rings Holland: Who's the Boss June 7, 1998 Vechtsebanen Sport Hall Utrecht, Netherlands
20 Rings: Third Fighting Integration May 29, 1998 Tokyo, Japan
19 Rings Russia: Russia vs. Holland April 25, 1998 Yekaterinburg, Russia
18 Rings Holland: The King of Rings February 8, 1998 Sport Hall Zuid North Holland, Netherlands
17 Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final January 21, 1998

Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 FinalEdit

Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final[1] was an event held on January 21, 1998.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Mikhail Ilyukhin N/A 0 0:00 [a]
Akira Maeda def. Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov N/A 0 0:00
Mikhail Ilyukhin def. Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov N/A 0 0:00
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Akira Maeda N/A 0 0:00
Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov def. Dick Vrij N/A 0 0:00
Mikhail Ilyukhin def. Tsuyoshi Kosaka N/A 0 0:00
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Joop Kasteel N/A 0 0:00
Akira Maeda def. Mitsuya Nagai N/A 0 0:00

Rings Holland: The King of RingsEdit

Rings Holland: The King of Rings[2] was an event held on February 8, 1998 at Sporthallen Zuid in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Paul Varelans def. Dick Vrij KO (Punch) 2 0:30
Gilbert Yvel def. Bob Schrijber Submission (Achilles Lock) 2 1:12
Joop Kasteel def. Ameran Bitsadze Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) 1 2:15
Tsuyoshi Kosaka def. Rob van Esdonk Submission (Heel Hook) 2 0:57
Willie Peeters def. Wataru Sakata Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Sander Thonhauser def. Cees Bezems Submission (Scarf Hold Armlock) 1 0:58
Maurice Kistenmaker def. John Verstegen Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Sander MacKilljan def. Pedro Palm KO (Knee) 1 2:13
Piet van Gammeren def. Jerry Kalia TKO (Knee Injury) 2 0:19
Valentijn Overeem def. Chris Haseman Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Dave van der Veen def. Johan Buur Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 1:54

Rings Russia: Russia vs. HollandEdit

Rings Russia: Russia vs. Holland[3] was an event held on April 25, 1998 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bob Schrijber def. Iouri Bekichev TKO 1 3:01

Rings: Third Fighting IntegrationEdit

Rings: Third Fighting Integration[4] was an event held on May 29, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Tariel Bitsadze def. Kiyoshi Tamura (c) TKO 1 3:39 [a]
Tsuyoshi Kosaka def. Magomedkhan Gamzatkhanov Submission 1 10:10
Mikhail Ilyukhin def. Masayuki Naruse Submission 1 13:52
Zaza Tkeshelashvili def. Joop Kasteel Submission 1 5:54
Kenichi Yamamoto def. Chris Haseman Submission 1 12:39
Hiromitsu Kanehara def. Lee Hasdell TKO 1 30:00

Rings Holland: Who's the BossEdit

Rings Holland: Who's the Boss[5] was an event held on June 7, 1998 at Vechtsebanen Sport Hall in Utrecht, Netherlands.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Gilbert Yvel def. Valentijn Overeem TKO (Shoulder Injury) 1 0:38
George Torchinava def. Joe Akano Submission (Ankle Injury) 1 0:25
Joop Kasteel def. Herman van Tol KO (Kick to the Body) 2 0:58
Lee Hasdell def. Dave van der Veen KO (Palm Strike) 2 4:48
Wouter Bakker def. Jonny van Wanrooy Submission (Keylock) 1 0:34
Hans Nijman def. Victor Kruger KO (Head Kick) 2 0:10
Jeffrey van 't Schip def. Andrew Keja Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 1:28
Hans Frugte def. Harry de Bruin DQ 1 0:00
Mario Borzic def. Fred van Doesburg Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Mustafa Azoufri def. Rinie van Brakel Submission (Heel Hook) 2 0:12

Rings: Fourth Fighting IntegrationEdit

Rings: Fourth Fighting Integration[6] was an event held on June 27, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Tsuyoshi Kosaka vs. Kiyoshi Tamura Draw 1 30:00
Masayuki Naruse def. Kenichi Yamamoto Submission 1 11:07
Hans Nijman def. Vladimir Klementiev Submission 1 4:44
Hiromitsu Kanehara def. Sander MacKilljan Decision 1 3:26
Wataru Sakata def. Willie Peeters Submission 1 1:45
Yasuhito Namekawa def. Troy Ittensohn TKO 2 1:43

Rings Australia: NR2Edit

Rings Australia: NR2[7] was an event held on September 13, 1998 in Australia.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Al Reynish def. Elvis Sinosic TKO (Retirement) 1 7:52

Rings Holland: The Thialf ExplosionEdit

Rings Holland: The Thialf Explosion[8] was an event held on October 24, 1998 at Thialf Stadion in Heerenveen in Friesland, the Netherlands.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Gilbert Yvel def. Lee Hasdell TKO (Cut) 0 0:00
Sander MacKilljan def. Rick Holshuizen KO 0 0:00
Ricardo Fyeet def. Andrew Keja KO 0 0:00
Alfred Neef def. Sikko Postema DQ 0 0:00
Hans Frugte def. Gerard Benschop Submission 0 0:00
Brian Lo-A-Njoe vs. Stephan Tapilatu Draw 0 0:00
Sander Thonhauser def. Scott Goddard Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Rick Rootlieb def. Johan Woudstra KO 0 0:00
Wouter Bakker def. Peter Steet Submission (Armbar) 0 0:00
Dave van der Veen def. Piet van Gammeren TKO (Cut) 0 0:00

Rings: World Mega Battle TournamentEdit

Rings: World Mega Battle Tournament[9] was an event held on December 23, 1998 in Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Kenichi Yamamoto TKO 2 1:26
Joop Kasteel def. Masayuki Naruse TKO 1 8:33
Hiromitsu Kanehara def. Hans Nijman Submission (Arm Bar) 1 9:04
Wataru Sakata def. Dick Vrij TKO 1 2:29

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rings: Battle Dimensions Tournament 1997 Final". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Rings Holland: The King of Rings". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  3. ^ "Rings Russia: Russia vs. Holland". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  4. ^ "Rings: Third Fighting Integration". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "Rings Holland: Who's the Boss". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  6. ^ "Rings: Fourth Fighting Integration". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  7. ^ "Rings Australia: NR2". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  8. ^ "Rings Holland: The Thialf Explosion". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.
  9. ^ "Rings: World Mega Battle Tournament". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 19, 2013.