Shine On! Kids manages the event in collaboration with Club360, Empire Entertainment, and other corporate partners. All proceeds benefit Shine On! Kids' Hospital Facility Dog Program. Shine On! Kids supports kids with cancer and other serious illnesses in 30 hospitals throughout Japan.


Friday, May 31st, 2024
Doors open at 6:30pm


Grand Hyatt Tokyo

The Final 18 Fighters


The journey to EFN XII started back in February when over 40 individuals tried out to secure one of 28 spots in the training. After several weeks of intense effort, we are excited to announce the final 18 fighters who made the cut and will compete in the ring on May 31st.

Team Blue Team Red
Aaron Baggett Adam Chang
April Jiang Damil Kim
Eddy Elsagh Declan Brierley
Jacques Markram Drew Welch
James Knight Hiroko Kasahara
Saki Fujikawa Jason Welch
Victor Cruz Rebecca Savage
Yusuke Toyama Sho Hayter
Yuuki Kameshima William Foley

Congratulations to all the fighters and thank you to everyone who tried out!

Meet the fighters