Horiguchi has gone up weightclass before, but now he's taking on Japan's best kickboxer, Tenshin Nasukawa, at Rizin 13 this weekend.
Rise 125 featured a wild fight with some sketchy officiating.
The Japanese star is very much the real deal.
The top bantamweight fighter consistently forces boxing engagements with his flicking lead leg kicks and gets the better of opponents anyway.
Rizin FF spreads some holiday cheer with some great last-minute replacements for their openweight Grand Prix.