King Reina will be making the move back down to the lightweight division on September 16 when she takes on Young Ki Kim at DEEP 79.
Reina (5-0) made her last appearance as a lightweight in February, dominating UFC veteran Shayna Baszler to a unanimous decision. She has since won three-straight at welterweight, taking out Jazzy Gabert, Kristin Handel and Lei’D Tapa. She now makes her return to the 155-pound division.
Kim (0-0, 1-2 am) will be making her professional debut at the event. The South Korean trains at the Team J MMA gym.
She’ll be looking to make a statement in her pro-debut by taking out the undefeated MMA superstar.
DEEP 79 takes place on September 16 from the Ota Ward Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.