Flashback: 5th Kyokushin World Open Tournament Final (VIDEO)

Boec.COM is continuing with the throwback articles about some of the finest Kyokushin fights that ever happened.

Part 1

Yes, we’re talking about the final battles of the biggest competition in Karate Kyokushin – the World Open Karate Championship.

Some of the biggest legends have participated in the tournament – Makoto Nakamura, Kenji Midori, Akiyoshi Matsui, Ewerton Teixeira, Andy Hug, Zahari Damyanov and many, many more.

The fifth tournament took place in 1991. More than 250 competitors from 105 countries are taking part in the event, but only two have made it to the final. It’s an all Japan battle – Kenji Midori vs. Akira Masuda.

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