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Starting Over


May 12, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan
Korakuen Hall drawing 2,260 ($79,840)
  1. Tatsuo Nakano beat Yoji Anjoh (24:25) via submission.

  2. Nobuhiko Takada vs. Shigeo Miyamoto (10:00) in an "exhibition" match. Takada gained two submissions in this match.

  3. Akira Maeda beat Kazuo Yamazaki (24:56) via submission.
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Starting Over II


June 11, 1988 in Sapporo, Japan
Nakajima Sports Center drawing 5,200
  1. Tatsuo Nakano drew Shigeo Miyato (30:00).

  2. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Norman Smiley (15:30) via submission.

  3. Akira Maeda beat Nobuhiko Takada (25:18) via sleeperhold.
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August 7, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan
Korakuen Hall drawing ???
  1. This event was billed as a public workout.
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The Professional Bout


August 13, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan
Ariake Coliseum drawing 12,000 ($500,000)
  1. Katsumi Omura beat Ri Sogi (7:02) in a "shootboxing" match.

  2. Makoto Oe beat Hidekazu Mikake (6:11) in a "kickboxing" match.

  3. Shigeo Miyato beat Tatsuo Nakano (19:04) via submission.

  4. Norman Smiley beat Yoji Anjoh (18:46) via submission.

  5. Kazuo Yamazaki pinned Nobuhiko Takada (17:32).

  6. Caesar Takeshi KO Paryhap Premchai.

  7. Akira Maeda beat Gerard Gordeau (4th - 1:10) via submission in a "wrestler vs. kickboxer" match.
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Fighting Network


September 24, 1988 in Fukuoka, Japan
Hakata Star Lanes drawing 4,000
  1. Shigeo Miyato KO Yoji Anjoh (20:04).

  2. Tatsuo Nakano beat Tsunehito Naito (2:07) via submission.

  3. Nobuhiko Takada beat Norman Smiley (6:43) via submission.

  4. Akira Maeda TKO Kazuo Yamazaki (10:50).
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Fighting Network II


November 11, 1988 in Nagoya, Japan
Aichi Prefectural Gym drawing 5,000 ($175,000)
  1. Shigeo Miyato beat Tatsuo Nakano (22:50) via submission.

  2. MacDuff Roesch beat Yoji Anjoh (15:30) via sleeperhold.

  3. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Bart Vale (8:16) via submission.

  4. Nobuhiko Takada KO Akira Maeda (20:04).
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Heartbeat


December 22, 1988 in Osaka, Japan
Furitsu Gym drawing 7,000 (280,655)
  1. Yoji Anjoh beat Tatsuo Nakano (22:47) via submission.

  2. Kazuo Yamazaki beat Shigeo Miyato (12:07) via sleeperhold.

  3. Akira Maeda beat Norman Smiley (8:42) via sleeperhold.

  4. Nobuhiko Takada beat Bob Backlund (25:52) via submission.
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