Roberto de Souza made a statement in his return to the rings. In the main event of RIZIN 22 in Yokohama, Japan, the popular fighter destroyed his opponent Yusuke Yachi.
The decorated grappler took Yachi down not long into the fight, and finished the bout with ground-and-pound strikes.
De Souza moved his record to 10-1 with thi victory. Yachi’s fell to 21-10.
Roberto de Souza def. Yusuke Yachi via TKO (Punches) in Round 1. pic.twitter.com/FkGGGWJpD9
— Mike Skytte (@MikeLovesTacosX) August 9, 2020
Here are the complete results for RIZIN 22:
Roberto de Souza def. Yusuke Yachi via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:52
Ayaka Hamasaki def. Tomo Maesawa via submission (kimura) – Round 2, 1:14
Kanna Asakura def. Mizuki Furuse via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:35
Naoki Inoue def. Shooto Watanabe via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:40
Tetsuya Seki def. Kouya Kanda via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 3:47
Kyohei Hagiwara def. Rikuto Shirakawa via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:40
Kenji Kato def. Erson Yamamoto via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:32