Markus Held fights the Shooto Champion in Japan!

Markus Held fights the Shooto Champion in Japan!

Only a few weeks ago german Shooto Standout Markus “Hero” Held captured the German Professional Shooto Featherweight Title by choking defending Champion Tobias Thiago Huber unconscious and now the Silvermedalist of the All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships is soon on the way to Japan to face nobody else but the current and reigning Shooto Champion Yutaka Saito. Just a few hours after his title win Markus got the offer to fight on January 27th in Tokyo’s famous Korakuen Hall in the Co-Main Event of Professional Shooto against the Champ. In the past weeks he stayed in weight and shape and is prepared for a tough match against the No. 1 in the world. It is the first time ever that a german fighter will face a Shooto Champion in a match. 

About Peter Angerer

Head of Shooto in Germany and Owner of the German Top Team