DEEP Jewels Announces Opening Round of Atomweight GP For March 7th Card

Japanese MMA promotion DEEP Jewels will kick off an eight-fighter atomweight tournament at their March 7th event. The promotion announced on Monday that the fights will join a card taking place at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. While matchups for the opening round have not been confirmed, DEEP Jewels announced that the round will include … Continue reading DEEP Jewels Announces Opening Round of Atomweight GP For March 7th Card

Teruto Ishihara Set For Shooto Japan Return on January 31st

Former UFC fighter Teruto Ishihara, also known as Yashabo Ishihara, will make his return to action on a January 31st Shooto Japan card. While an opponent for Ishihara has not been revealed, his appearance was announced by the promotion on Wednesday. The fight will take place at the New Pier Hall in Tokyo, Japan, with … Continue reading Teruto Ishihara Set For Shooto Japan Return on January 31st

Pancrase Holds Off on 2021 Schedule Following Greater Tokyo’s State of Emergency

Japanese MMA promotion Pancrase will hold off on announcing their 2021 schedule of events following the news that Greater Tokyo will return to a state of emergency. The promotion announced their intentions through their website on Friday. Pancrase usually announces their annual schedule of numbered events in early January. Following the state of emergency and … Continue reading Pancrase Holds Off on 2021 Schedule Following Greater Tokyo’s State of Emergency

Greater Tokyo Goes Into Second State of Emergency, Limits Crowds At Events Until February 7th

An alarming rise in COVID-19 cases put greater Tokyo into its second state of emergency on Thursday. The change, which was announced by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, put numerous changes in place to greater Tokyo, including limits on attendance that will affect MMA and kickboxing events. Attendance at sporting events will be limited to … Continue reading Greater Tokyo Goes Into Second State of Emergency, Limits Crowds At Events Until February 7th

DEEP Featherweight Champ Juntaro Ushiku Included In Trio of Fights Announced For DEEP 100 Impact

Japanese MMA promotion DEEP Impact has announced three more fights for their 20th anniversary show, which is scheduled to happen at the TDC Hall in Tokyo, Japan on February 21st. Among them is a matchup between 145-pound champ Juntaro Ushiku and veteran Daisuke Nakamura. Juntaro Ushiku vs. Daisuke Nakamura Current DEEP Featherweight Champion Juntaro Ushiku … Continue reading DEEP Featherweight Champ Juntaro Ushiku Included In Trio of Fights Announced For 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