2002 in Fighting Network Rings

The year 2002 is the eighth year in the history of Fighting Network Rings, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Fighting Network Rings held 7 events beginning with, Rings: World Title Series Grand Final.

2002 in Fighting Network Rings
Information
First dateFebruary 15, 2002
Last dateDecember 14, 2002
Events
Total events7
Fights
Total fights65
Chronology
2001 in RINGS 2002 in Fighting Network Rings 2003 in RINGS

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
77 Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 6: Dynamite December 14, 2002 Kaunas, Lithuania
76 Rings Holland: One Moment In Time December 1, 2002 Vechtsebanen Sport Hall Utrecht, Netherlands
75 Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 5: Shock November 9, 2002 Vilnius Palace of Concerts and Sports Vilnius, Lithuania
74 Rings Lithuania: Rampage August 2, 2002 Palanga Beach Palanga, Lithuania
73 Rings Holland: Saved by the Bell June 2, 2002 Sport Hall Zuid Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
72 Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 4 May 4, 2002 Kaunas Sport Hall Kaunas, Lithuania
71 Rings: World Title Series Grand Final February 15, 2002 Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium Kanagawa, Japan

Rings: World Title Series Grand FinalEdit

Rings: World Title Series Grand Final[1] was an event held on February 15, 2002 at The Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Kanagawa, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Fedor Emelianenko def. Chris Haseman TKO (Punches) 1 2:50
Hiromitsu Kanehara vs. Mikhail Ilyukhin Draw 3 5:00
Sam Nest def. Yasuhito Namekawa Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 4:53
Hirotaka Yokoi def. Katsuhisa Fujii Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Masutatsu Yano def. Hiroyuki Ito Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Naoyuki Kotani def. Yoshinobu Ota Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:41
Takumi Yano def. Hidehiko Matsumoto Decision (Lost Points) 3 5:00

Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 4Edit

Rings: World Title Series 5[2] was an event held on May 4, 2002 at The Kaunas Sport Hall in Kaunas, Lithuania.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Kestutis Smirnovas def. Pavel Dolgov Decision 2 5:00
Mindaugas Kulikauskas vs. Roman Sukoterin Draw 3 5:00
Vygandas Grazhys def. Petras Markevicius Decision 3 5:00
Mindaugas Smirnovas def. Alexey Saninkov Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Regimantas Bakas def. Gela Getsadze Submission (Armbar) 1 4:28
Darius Jonyla def. Valdas Stankevicius TKO 2 1:23
Aurimas Motejunas def. Kestutis Salkauskas KO 1 4:33
Valdas Pocevicius def. Valerij Matvejev Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 2:34
Rimantas Pukas def. Remigijus Ziausys Decision 3 5:00

Rings Holland: Saved by the BellEdit

Rings Holland: Saved by the Bell[3] was an event held on June 2, 2002 at The Sport Hall Zuid in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Rodney Glunder def. Cheick Kongo Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Gilbert Ballentine def. Ronny Rivano KO (Punch) 2 1:20
Dave Vader def. Sander MacKilljan Submission (Keylock) 2 4:02
Melvin Manhoef def. Paul Cahoon TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 2:07
Brian Maulany def. Issam el Driny TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 3:18
Hans Roovers def. Hans Vos KO (Punch) 1 1:53
Michael Knaap def. Patrick de Witte KO (Flying Knee) 1 3:23
Ijsbrand Schaap def. Chico Martinez Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:38
Samir Bourekba def. Rob van Leeuwen KO (Knee) 2 3:02
Marc van Rooyen def. Melvin Geutskens Submission (Forearm Choke) 2 2:11

Rings Lithuania: RampageEdit

Rings Lithuania: Rampage[4] was an event held on August 2, 2002 in Palanga Beach Palanga, Lithuania.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Regimantas Bakas def. Edvardas Kulbekinas N/A 0 0:00
Rimantas Pukas def. Remigijus Ziausys Decision (Points) 0 0:00
Grazhuydas Smailis def. Linas Narkevicius Submission 0 0:00
Jordanas Poskaitis def. Marius Vaitkus Submission 0 0:00
Mindaugas Smirnovas vs. Oleg Menshov Draw 0 0:00
Arunas Nenartas def. Egidijus Petrushkevicius KO 0 0:00
Valdas Pocevicius def. Andrius Krishtopaitis Decision (Points) 0 0:00

Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 5: ShockEdit

Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 5: Shock[5] was an event held on November 9, 2002 at The Vilnius Palace of Concerts and Sports in Vilnius, Lithuania.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Rokas Stambrauskas def. Ameran Bitsadze KO 1 5:00
Bazigit Atajev def. Kestutis Arbocius Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 2:58
Egidijus Valavicius def. Krzysztof Gerke TKO 1 5:00
Takayuki Okochi def. Mindaugas Smirnovas Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:22
Jordanas Poskaitis def. Jessy Santini Submission (Armbar) 5 0:17
Kestutis Smirnovas def. Vladimir Smantster Submission (Armbar) 1 0:00
Mindaugas Kulikauskas def. Yuriy Kochkine TKO 1 2:46
Valentin Golubovskij def. Aleksandr Gergert Submission (Armbar) 1 3:07
Tadeush Cholodinskij def. Vygandas Grazhys TKO 1 4:40
Valdas Pocevicius def. Andrius Krishtopaitis Decision 0 5:00

Rings Holland: One Moment In TimeEdit

Rings Holland: One Moment In Time[6] was an event held on December 1, 2002 at The Vechtsebanen Sport Hall in Utrecht, Netherlands.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Rodney Glunder def. Tommy Sauer TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 2 3:52
Joop Kasteel def. Dave Vader Submission (Scarf Hold) 1 4:07
Robbie Nelson def. Ronny Rivano KO (Punch) 1 3:01
Sahin Yakut def. Gilbert Ballentine TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 0:51
Marco Mulder def. Bayram Tanner TKO (Punches) 2 3:03
Andre Tete def. Dave Dalgliesh TKO (Retirement) 2 2:50
Milco Voorn def. Hans Roovers TKO (Exhaustion) 2 1:17
Evert Fyeet def. Brian Maulany Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Chico Martinez def. Anil Dubar Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Michael Knaap def. Nathan Schouteren TKO (Kick to the Body) 2 0:50
Stefan Klever def. Vincent Striesenau KO (Punch) 1 0:09

Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 6: DynamiteEdit

Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 6: Dynamite[7] was an event held on December 14, 2002 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Mindaugas Kulikauskas def. Rokas Stambrauskas KO 0 0:00
Kestutis Arbocius def. Pavel Dolgov KO 0 0:00
Kestutis Smirnovas def. Darius Jonyla Submission (Armbar) 0 0:00
Jordanas Poskaitis def. Mariusz Ligizynski Submission (Armbar) 0 0:00
Vidmantas Tatarunas def. Rimas Vyshniauskas Decision (Points) 0 0:00
Tadeush Cholodinskij def. Saulius Seskevicius KO 0 0:00
Petras Markevicius def. Alexandr Pavluchenko Submission (Armbar) 0 0:00
Valentin Siouljine def. Valdas Pocevicius Decision (Points) 0 0:00
Regimantas Bakas def. Linas Narkevicius Submission (Armbar) 0 0:00
Rolandas Stember vs. Rimantas Pukas Draw 0 0:00
Vladimir Yushko vs. Andrius Krishtopaitis No Contest (Leg Injury) 1 0:00

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rings: World Title Series Grand Final". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "Rings: World Title Series 5". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  3. ^ "Rings Holland: Saved by the Bell". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  4. ^ "Rings Lithuania: Rampage". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  5. ^ "Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 5: Shock". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  6. ^ "Rings Holland: One Moment In Time". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  7. ^ "Rings Lithuania: Bushido Rings 6: Dynamite". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.