Yusuke Yachi, Tsuyoshi Sudario Among Names Added To RIZIN 39

Notable RIZIN names Yusuke Yachi and Tsuyoshi Sudario were among the 14 names announced for RIZIN 39 on Wednesday. The new matchups are joining a card that is scheduled to take place on October 23rd at the Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A in Fukuoka, Japan. Yachi will have a tough challenge in his attempt to … Continue reading Yusuke Yachi, Tsuyoshi Sudario Among Names Added To RIZIN 39

Super RIZIN & RIZIN 38 Live Coverage

RIZIN will return to the legendary Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Sunday night for a pair of events. The evening will kick off with "Super RIZIN," a card that will include a wide variety of combat sports matchups. This section of the show will include an exhibition boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and … Continue reading Super RIZIN & RIZIN 38 Live Coverage

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

RENA Out of RIZIN Super Atomweight Grand Prix, Semi-Final Bouts Announced

RENA will not compete beyond the quarter-final round of RIZIN's Super Atomweight Grand Prix. News of RENA's departure from the bracket was first announced Tuesday when the promotion revealed grand prix bouts for their September 25th card, RIZIN 38, which will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It was announced that … Continue reading RENA Out of RIZIN Super Atomweight Grand Prix, Semi-Final Bouts Announced

Kyoji Horiguchi Set For September RIZIN Return

Kyoji Horiguchi will make his return to RIZIN next month, competing at the promotion's September 25th card. Horiguchi, still recognized as the RIZIN Bantamweight Champion, will be appearing in the promotion for the first time in nearly two years. His outing is expected to take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Horiguchi … Continue reading Kyoji Horiguchi Set For September RIZIN Return

RIZIN Announces Opening Round of Super Atomweight Grand Prix For July 31st Card

RIZIN will hold their second-ever super atomweight tournament this year, with the opening round kicking off just later this month. The quarter-final bouts in the promotion's upcoming tournament are set to take place at RIZIN 37 on July 31st, per an announcement made Thursday. The fights joined a busy card that is scheduled to take … Continue reading RIZIN Announces Opening Round of Super Atomweight Grand Prix For July 31st Card

Kai Asakura Out of RIZIN 36 Main Event

RIZIN’s return to the Okinawa Arena in Okinawa, Japan later this week has suffered a loss. Former bantamweight champion Kai Asakura has been removed from his headlining bout this Saturday against Yang Ji-yong, per an announcement made by the promotion Thursday. The fight was scheduled to headline RIZIN 36 on July 2nd. Yang will remain … Continue reading Kai Asakura Out of RIZIN 36 Main Event