The inaugural Deep Jewels featherweight title tournament began with the quarterfinal round on Saturday afternoon at Deep Jewels 7 in Tokyo, Japan. In the main event, former Valkyrie champion “V.V” Mei Yamaguchi earned her spot in the grand prix semi-finals by destroying veteran Miyoko Kusaka.
Grappling specialist Mina Kurobe kept her unbeaten record intact with a close decision win over former Deep Jewels interim lightweight champ Emi Tomimatsu. Joining Yamaguchi and Kurobe in the next round are Satomi “Sarami” Takano and Tomo Maesawa, who each scored decision victories.
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