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Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3

Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3 was a mixed martial arts event held by Pancrase Hybrid Wrestling. It took place at Kobe World Commemoration Hall in Kobe, Japan on November 8, 1993.[1]

Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3
Information
PromotionPancrase
DateNovember 8, 1993[1]
VenueKobe World Commemoration Hall[1]
CityKobe, Hyogo, Japan[1]
Event chronology
Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 2 Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 3 Pancrase: Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 4

BackgroundEdit

The main event featured Pancrase co-founder Masakatsu Funaki face-off against Cees Bezems. Also on the card was Ken Shamrock, who took on Takaku Fuke. The event also saw the Pancrase debut of former WKA World Kickboxing Heavyweight Champion Maurice Smith in a kickboxing bout against Minoru Suzuki. After the main event had been stopped, both Funaki and Bezems continued to argue & face off, with Funaki claiming Bezems had used closed fists during the fight.

ResultsEdit

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Masakatsu Funaki def. Cees Bezems Submission (keylock) 1 1:42
Maurice Smith def. Minoru Suzuki KO (punch) 3 0:52
Ken Shamrock def. Takaku Fuke Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 0:44
Kazuo Takahashi def. James Mathews Submission (armbar) 1 1:11
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Andre van den Oetelaar Submission (heel hook) 1 15:51
Vernon White def. Katsuomi Inagaki TKO (doctor stoppage) 1 22:04


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