Rin Nakai to Take on Sarah D’Alelio at Pancrase in May

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The best bantamweight in Japan will take on another InvictaFC vet in May.

Invicta’s Sarah D’Alelio announced Monday she will be the opponent for the undefeated Rin Nakai at Pancrase in Tokyo, Japan May 11.

Nakai (15-0-1) got her biggest win to date, defeating Invicta’s Tara LaRosa on Pancrase’s September card by majority decision. The eight year vet as 10 finishes in her 15 wins.

D’Alelio (7-5) is coming off back to back decision losses at Invicta, having wins over UFC’s Amanda Nunes and Invicta flyweight contender Vanessa Porto. She has fought on all but one of Invicta’s cards.

No word on if the fight will be streamed.

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One thought on “Rin Nakai to Take on Sarah D’Alelio at Pancrase in May”

  1. Rin Nakai vs Sarah D’Alelio will be an interesting fight. It will also be Rin Nakai biggest challenge to date. Rin had some difficulty with Tara LaRosa because of LaRosa’s length. Rin used her speed and transitions to beat LaRosa but this will be more difficult to do against D’Alello.

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