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High Fives: Violent Finales, Emphatic KOs and Elbows From Hell

UFC Fight Night 153 was not the only item on the menu for MMA-hungry fans during the weekend of May 31-June 3. Rizin Fighting Federation on Sunday in Kobe, Japan, staged Rizin 16 -- a strong card that included a title fight. CES MMA on Friday highlighted the regional scene with CES 56 in Hartford Connecticut.

Ayaka Hamasaki dominates in the third to defend her RIZIN Super Atomweight Championship vs. Jinh Yu Frey. #RIZIN16

— Mike Skytte (@MikeLovesTacosX) June 2, 2019

SUPERFIGHT … Rizin 16 was headlined by an atomweight superfight that pitted the promotional champion Ayaka Hamasaki against Invicta Fighting Championships titleholder Jinh Yu Frey, with the former’s belt on the line.