JMMA Monday: A Conversation With RIZIN’s Shingo Kashiwagi

If you are ever wondering who is behind a certain decision at RIZIN, there's a good chance the answer is Shingo Kashiwagi. Kashiwagi wears many hats in the top JMMA promotion and is constantly making big decisions for them. He's their matchmaker, talent scout, and English translator, just to name a few of his titles. … Continue reading JMMA Monday: A Conversation With RIZIN’s Shingo Kashiwagi

Kleber Koike To Face Featherweight Champion Juntaro Ushiku At RIZIN 39

Dominant featherweight Kleber Koike will get his first crack at a RIZIN belt next month, facing 146-pound champion Juntaro Ushiku in the main event of RIZIN 39. The bout is scheduled to headline a card on October 23rd from the Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall in Fukuoka, Japan. Koike has yet to lose since he made … Continue reading Kleber Koike To Face Featherweight Champion Juntaro Ushiku At RIZIN 39

Report: Jose Aldo Retires From MMA, Released By UFC

One of the greatest featherweight fighters of all time has decided to end his MMA career. Former UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has reportedly declared his retirement from MMA, ending a storied career that lasted nearly two decades in total. Aldo has been released from the UFC roster following his retirement from the sport. News … Continue reading Report: Jose Aldo Retires From MMA, Released By UFC

Doctor Stoppage Earns Cory Sandhagen Main Event Win Over Song Yadong

Cory Sandhagen walked away from his close fight against Song Yadong with a finish win due to a doctor stoppage. After four rounds of action at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on Saturday night, a doctor ruled that a cut on Song's face was too great to keep him in the fight. … Continue reading Doctor Stoppage Earns Cory Sandhagen Main Event Win Over Song Yadong

UFC Vet Marlon Moraes Ends Brief Retirement, Signs With PFL

Just months after announcing his retirement from MMA, Marlon Moraes has returned to the sport. The former UFC fighter will come back to MMA under a new banner, announcing this week that he has signed a contract with the PFL. Moraes, 34, is expected to join the PFL roster and compete in their 2023 season … Continue reading UFC Vet Marlon Moraes Ends Brief Retirement, Signs With PFL

ONE Announces Muay Thai Title Fight, Start of Heavyweight Kickboxing Tournament For September 29th Card

ONE recently revealed the full 12-bout lineup for their next numbered event, ONE 161. The September 29th show includes a Muay Thai title bout, the start of a kickboxing tournament, and numerous MMA bouts. The card is scheduled to be headlined by a Muay Thai bout between current 155-pound champion Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy and rising … Continue reading ONE Announces Muay Thai Title Fight, Start of Heavyweight Kickboxing Tournament For September 29th Card

UFC on ESPN+ 68: Sandhagen vs. Song Preview

Ranked bantamweight Song Yadong will experience his first-ever UFC main event on Saturday night. He'll do so against a tough opponent, taking on former interim title challenger Cory Sandhagen. The five-round fight is headlining a busy card from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Here's a full preview of the night. Click here … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 68: Sandhagen vs. Song Preview

UFC Aiming To Book Undefeated Featherweights Bryce Mitchell, Movsar Evloev For November 5th Card

Two rising undefeated featherweights could collide later this year. UFC is currently aiming to match up Bryce Mitchell and Movsar Evloev for their November 5th event, as first reported by David Van Auken.¬†Contracts for the fight have not been officially signed yet, but the promotion is in the process of making the fight. Should the … Continue reading UFC Aiming To Book Undefeated Featherweights Bryce Mitchell, Movsar Evloev For November 5th Card

Jaqueline Amorim Submits Ashley Nichols In The First To Remain Undefeated, Defend LFA Belt

Jaqueline Amorim had another quick performance on Friday night, submitting Ashley Nichols in the first round to defend her LFA Strawweight Championship for the first time. Amorim's title fight victory headlined LFA 142, which took place from the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota, USA. Amorim fully extended an armbar against Nichols during … Continue reading Jaqueline Amorim Submits Ashley Nichols In The First To Remain Undefeated, Defend LFA Belt

Calvin Kattar, Arnold Allen Verbally Agree To October 29th UFC Headliner

Rising featherweight Arnold Allen could get the biggest test of his career thus far next month. A five-round main event matchup between Allen and veteran Calvin Kattar for October 29th has been verbally agreed upon, per a report from Brett Okamoto of ESPN. The fight is joining a card that doesn't have a set location … Continue reading Calvin Kattar, Arnold Allen Verbally Agree To October 29th UFC Headliner