The year 2002 is the tenth year in the history of Pancrase, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Pancrase held 12 events beginning with Pancrase: Spirit 1.

2002 in Pancrase
Information
First dateJanuary 27, 2002
Last dateDecember 21, 2002
Events
Total events12
Fights
Total fights99
Title fights3
Chronology
2001 in Pancrase 2002 in Pancrase 2003 in Pancrase

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 2002
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Welterweight Kiuma Kunioku def. Takafumi Ito Submission (Armbar) 1 4:59 Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round [a]
Welterweight Kiuma Kunioku (c) def. Hiroki Nagaoka Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 3 4:36 Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show [b]
Middleweight Nate Marquardt (c) def. Kiuma Kunioku KO (Flying Knee) 3 4:36 Pancrase: Spirit 9 [c]

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
118 Pancrase: Spirit 9 December 21, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
117 Pancrase: Spirit 8 November 30, 2002 Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
116 Pancrase: Spirit 7 October 29, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
115 Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show September 29, 2002 Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
114 Pancrase: Spirit 6 August 25, 2002 Umeda Stella Hall Osaka, Osaka, Japan
113 Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round July 28, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
112 Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening Round July 28, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
111 Pancrase: Spirit 5 May 28, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
110 Pancrase: Spirit 4 May 11, 2002 Umeda Stella Hall Osaka, Osaka, Japan
109 Pancrase: Spirit 3 March 25, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
108 Pancrase: Spirit 2 February 17, 2002 Umeda Stella Hall Osaka, Osaka, Japan
107 Pancrase: Spirit 1 January 27, 2002 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 1Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 1
Information
DateJanuary 27, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 1[1] was an event held on January 27, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Yuki Kondo def. Mitsuyoshi Sato TKO (Punches) 2 0:32
Yuki Sasaki def. Keiichiro Yamamiya Submission (Armbar) 1 4:29
Daisuke Ishii def. Kenji Akiyama TKO (Punches) 2 3:01
Osami Shibuya def. Yuji Hisamatsu Submission (Heel Hook) 2 0:46

Pancrase: Spirit 2Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 2
Information
DateFebruary 17, 2002
VenueUmeda Stella Hall
CityOsaka, Osaka, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 2[2] was an event held on February 17, 2002 at Umeda Stella Hall in Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Yuki Kondo def. Eiji Ishikawa Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Kazuo Misaki def. Ryuki Ueyama Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Kosei Kubota vs. Daisuke Watanabe Draw (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Hikaru Sato def. Kazuki Okubo Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Kenji Arai def. Takaku Fuke TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 3:28
Hideo Tokoro def. Miki Shida Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 3Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 3
Information
DateMarch 25, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 3[3] was an event held on March 25, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Yoshinori Momose vs. Ikuhisa Minowa Draw (Majority) 2 5:00
Takafumi Ito def. Taro Minato Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Nate Marquardt def. Kazuo Misaki TKO (Elbow Dislocation) 1 0:29
Eiji Ishikawa def. Daisuke Ishii Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Koji Oishi def. Satoru Kitaoka Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Sumio Koyano KO (Punch) 1 0:31
Hiroya Takada def. Takao Yamamoto Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Masahito Wachi def. Hideaki Hirayama KO (Spinning Back Fist) 1 0:13
Takahito Iida vs. Minoru Ozawa Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 4Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 4
Information
DateMay 11, 2002
VenueUmeda Stella Hall
CityOsaka, Osaka, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 4[4] was an event held on May 11, 2002 at Umeda Stella Hall in Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Akihiro Gono def. Kosei Kubota Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Eiji Ishikawa def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Kengo Watanabe def. Tomohiko Hashimoto TKO (Punches) 1 4:17
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Ichiro Kanai TKO (Punches) 1 3:51
Satoru Kitaoka def. Kenji Arai Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Hikaru Sato def. Takaku Fuke Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Dokonjonosuke Mishima def. Masao Ando Submission (Triangle Choke) 2 2:22
Yoshiro Maeda vs. Mikio Takeuchi Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 5Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 5
Information
DateMay 28, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 5[5] was an event held on May 28, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Mitsuyoshi Sato def. Ikuhisa Minowa Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Yuki Sasaki def. John Glover Submission (Armbar) 2 1:19
Takumi Yano def. Kenichi Sato Submission (Triangle Choke) 2 0:55
Kiuma Kunioku def. Hideaki Iwasaki Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Koji Oishi def. Yoshimitsu Warita Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Hiroki Nagaoka def. Yohei Ota Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Jason Godsey def. Hideki Tadao Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:37
Satoshi Nishino vs. Hirotaka Tomiyama Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00
Yuji Oba def. Nariatsu Iwasaki Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 3:58

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening RoundEdit

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening Round
Information
DateJuly 28, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening Round[6] was an event held on July 28, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Yuki Kondo def. Yoshinori Momose Submission (Punches) 2 3:51
Kengo Watanabe def. Terrance Crampton Submission (Straight Armbar) 1 2:31
Kiuma Kunioku def. Koji Oishi Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Takafumi Ito def. Hiroki Nagaoka Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Masashi Suzuki def. Sen Nakadai KO (Punch) 2 1:03
Hidetaka Monma def. Kazuki Okubo Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Kenji Arai def. Minoru Ozawa KO (Head Kick) 1 0:09
Satoru Kitaoka def. Hiroyuki Nozawa Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Yohei Tagami def. Taku Aramaki Technical Submission (Armbar) 1 4:24

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second RoundEdit

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round
Information
DateJuly 28, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round[7] was an event held on July 28, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Kiuma Kunioku def. Takafumi Ito Submission (Armbar) 1 4:59 [a]
Hidetaka Monma def. Satoru Kitaoka KO (Knee) 1 0:05
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Mitsuyoshi Sato TKO (Punches) 3 2:52
Nate Marquardt def. Seiki Ryo Technical Submission (Armbar) 1 1:37
Daisuke Watanabe def. Takao Yamamoto Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Mitsuhisa Sunabe def. Masahito Wachi Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Hidetaka Monma def. Masashi Suzuki Submission (Triangle Armbar) 2 3:48
Satoru Kitaoka def. Kenji Arai Submission (Ankle Lock) 3 2:08
Takahiro Sanehara def. Minoru Tsuiki Submission (Kneebar) 1 0:19

Pancrase: Spirit 6Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 6
Information
DateAugust 25, 2002
VenueUmeda Stella Hall
CityOsaka, Osaka, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 6[8] was an event held on August 25, 2002 at Umeda Stella Hall in Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Akihiro Gono vs. Osami Shibuya Draw (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Kazuo Takahashi def. Hideki Tadao Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Yuji Hoshino vs. Kosei Kubota Draw (Majority) 3 5:00
Kenichi Serizawa def. Takaku Fuke Submission (Triangle Armbar) 2 2:41
Yoshinobu Ota vs. Miki Shida Draw (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Kenji Takeshige def. Kenji Matsui Draw 2 5:00
Yasunori Yamada vs. Yoshiro Maeda Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary ShowEdit

Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show
Information
DateSeptember 29, 2002
VenueYokohama Cultural Gymnasium
CityYokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show[9] was an event held on September 29, 2002 at the Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Kiuma Kunioku (c) def. Hiroki Nagaoka Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 3 4:36 [a]
Yuki Sasaki def. Alex Stiebling Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Ron Waterman def. Kengo Watanabe Technical Submission (Keylock) 1 2:33
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Eiji Ishikawa Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Osami Shibuya def. Mitsuyoshi Sato Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Kazuo Misaki def. Kosei Kubota Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Katsuhisa Fujii def. Hiroya Takada Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Masakazu Imanari def. Yuji Oba Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Hirotaka Tomiyama vs. Tatsufumi Tsuchida Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00
Masaki Tsuji vs. Makoto Kohira Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 7Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 7
Information
DateOctober 29, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 7[10] was an event held on October 29, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Izuru Takeuchi def. Nate Marquardt Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Chris Lytle def. Yuji Hoshino Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 2:09
Koji Oishi def. Juan Ayala Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Satoru Kitaoka def. Taro Minato Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Hikaru Sato vs. Susumu Yamasaki Draw (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Kenji Arai def. Takehiro Kato Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
Miki Shida def. Takahiro Sanehara Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Hiroyuki Nozawa def. Minoru Ozawa Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Tomoya Miyashita vs. Hideaki Hirayama Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00
Hidehiko Hasegawa def. Hidenobu Koike Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 8Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 8
Information
DateNovember 30, 2002
VenueYokohama Cultural Gymnasium
CityYokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 8[11] was an event held on November 30, 2002 at the Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Minoru Suzuki def. Jushin Thunder Liger Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:48
Ikuhisa Minowa def. Yuki Sasaki Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Sanae Kikuta def. Eduardo Pamplona Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Ricardo Almeida def. Osami Shibuya Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:25
Takafumi Ito def. Takuya Wada Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Kazuo Misaki def. Masaya Kojima Submission (Armbar) 1 4:40
Mitsuhisa Sunabe def. Kunihiro Watanabe Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 1:17
Yushin Okami def. Sen Nakadai Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Shinya Kumazawa vs. Hirotaka Toyama Draw (Time Limit) 2 5:00

Pancrase: Spirit 9Edit

Pancrase: Spirit 9
Information
DateDecember 21, 2002
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Spirit 9[12] was an event held on December 21, 2002 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Nate Marquardt (c) def. Kiuma Kunioku KO (Flying Knee) 3 4:36 [a]
Izuru Takeuchi def. Chris Lytle Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
Akihiro Gono def. Keiichiro Yamamiya TKO (Punches) 3 3:49
Tsuyoshi Ozawa def. Kazuo Takahashi Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Yuki Kondo def. Tsuyoshi Kurihara Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:49
Jun Ishii def. Kengo Watanabe Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Kenji Arai def. Manao Kumagai Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Yuji Oba def. Satoshi Nishino Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Shigeyuki Umeki def. Makoto Kohira Submission (Kimura) 1 1:29

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 1". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 2". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 3". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 4". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 5". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  6. ^ "Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Opening Round". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  7. ^ "Pancrase: 2002 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  8. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 6". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  9. ^ "Pancrase: 2002 Anniversary Show". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  10. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 7". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  11. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 8". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.
  12. ^ "Pancrase: Spirit 9". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013.