Luiz Gustavo Wins In Return To RIZIN, Stops Yusuke Yachi In Rematch

Luiz Gustavo picked up a win in his return to RIZIN on Saturday night, beating Yusuke Yachi for the second time via finish. Hard punches from Gustavo caught Yachi in the second round, ending their fight in a decisive fashion. Gustavo's win headlined RIZIN's second "TRIGGER" card, which took place at the Musashino Forest Sport … Continue reading Luiz Gustavo Wins In Return To RIZIN, Stops Yusuke Yachi In Rematch

RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader

RIZIN has announced a load of matchups for their April doubleheader of events, including more international names and other returning veterans from the promotion. Both events are expected to take place at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. RIZIN 35, which is expected to take place on April 17th, now has eight fights … Continue reading RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader

Yusuke Yachi To Challenge RIZIN Lightweight Champion Roberto Satoshi Souza At December 31st Event

Yusuke Yachi will challenge for a belt for the first time in his RIZIN career later this month, facing Roberto Satoshi Souza for the RIZIN Lightweight Championship at the promotion's New Year's Eve card. The fight was one of six unveiled at a press conference Thursday. The new fights are expected to take place at … Continue reading Yusuke Yachi To Challenge RIZIN Lightweight Champion Roberto Satoshi Souza At December 31st Event

Yuki Motoya Knocks Down, Chokes Out Shoji Maruyama At DEEP Impact Anniversary Card

Yuki Motoya made quick work of Shoji Maruyama in the main event of DEEP 100 Impact, submitting the veteran with a rear naked choke late in the first round of their fight. The matchup headlined the 20th-anniversary event for DEEP Impact at the TDC Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The quick performance from Motoya allowed him … Continue reading Yuki Motoya Knocks Down, Chokes Out Shoji Maruyama At DEEP Impact Anniversary Card

Daichi Abe To Defend Interim Belt Against Let’s Gota At DEEP 100 Impact

DEEP Impact confirmed the full lineup for their 20th-anniversary card on Thursday. The February 21st event includes a championship fight along with numerous big names in Japanese MMA. Former DEEP Bantamweight Champion and RIZIN alum Yuki Motoya will fight in the main event of the card against Shoji Maruyama. Motoya is returning after having a … Continue reading Daichi Abe To Defend Interim Belt Against Let’s Gota At DEEP 100 Impact

DEEP Impact Announces Six Bouts For 20th Anniversary Show

Regional Japanese MMA promotion DEEP Impact has announced six fights to take place on their 20th-anniversary card, which is scheduled for February 21st. The show, DEEP 100 Impact, will take place at the TDC Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The promotion announced bouts for the card earlier in the week. Veteran Satoru Kitaoka is currently scheduled … Continue reading DEEP Impact Announces Six Bouts For 20th Anniversary Show