Mikuru Asakura To Face Kleber Koike At June 13th RIZIN Tokyo Dome Card

Featherweights Mikuru Asakura and Kleber Koike Erbst have been booked to clash at RIZIN's debut card at the Tokyo Dome next month. The matchup joins the June 13th lineup for RIZIN 28, which is set to happen at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. The pairing was announced at a press conference held by RIZIN … Continue reading Mikuru Asakura To Face Kleber Koike At June 13th RIZIN Tokyo Dome Card

RIZIN Delays Tokyo Dome Card To June 13th Following Pandemic Attendance Restrictions

RIZIN's debut at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan will have to wait, as the promotion has moved their event at the venue ahead from May 23rd to June 13th. The change comes after Tokyo was put under what some called a "quasi-emergency" state earlier in the month which stopped live events from holding more … Continue reading RIZIN Delays Tokyo Dome Card To June 13th Following Pandemic Attendance Restrictions

DEEP Jewels Re-Books Strawweight Title Fight, Announces Semi-Final Fights In Atomweight Bracket For May 4th

A previously scheduled DEEP Jewels Strawweight Championship fight between Miki Motono and Seika Izawa has been given a new date, now being placed on DEEP Jewels 33, which will take place on May 4th. The bout is among numerous recently announced matchups for the card, including the continuation of the promotion's atomweight grand prix. All … Continue reading DEEP Jewels Re-Books Strawweight Title Fight, Announces Semi-Final Fights In Atomweight Bracket For May 4th

RIZIN Announces First Round Bouts, Date For 16-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix

RIZIN announced the matchups for the opening round of their 16-man bantamweight tournament on Friday. The bracket will kick off with events on May 23rd and May 30th. The first of two events for the "Japan Grand Prix 2021" will see the promotion make their debut at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. A week … Continue reading RIZIN Announces First Round Bouts, Date For 16-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix

Tsuyoshi Sudario Given Penalty Following Controversial RIZIN 27 Win

The Japan MMA Official Committee (JMOC) has issued penalties to RIZIN heavyweight Tsuyoshi Sudario and ringside coaches due to an altercation after his fight against Kazushi Miyamoto that happened on Sunday. Sudario has been issued a "red card" and been deduced 25% of his fight purse due to landing numerous punches on Miyamoto after their … Continue reading Tsuyoshi Sudario Given Penalty Following Controversial RIZIN 27 Win

RIZIN 27 Live Coverage

RIZIN will showcase their super atomweight division on Sunday, presenting a championship rematch between Ayaka Hamasaki and Kanna Asakura. The title fight will headline RIZIN 27, which is scheduled to take place at the Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan. Follow along throughout the day for live coverage of the event. A full preview … Continue reading RIZIN 27 Live Coverage

Featherweight Title Fight, Four-Man Tournament Booked For Pancrase 321

Pancrase has recently announced a title fight and the start of a four-man tournament for their May 30th event at the Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan. In the main event of the card, ISAO Kobayashi will attempt to defend his Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship against Taichi Nakajima. The title fight will headline the promotion's … Continue reading Featherweight Title Fight, Four-Man Tournament Booked For Pancrase 321

Saori Oshima Submits DEEP Jewels Veteran Emi Tomimatsu In Opening Round of Atomweight GP

Saori Oshima picked up a quick win in the main event of DEEP Jewels 32, submitting Emi Tomimatsu within a minute with an armlock. The win on Sunday advanced Oshima into the semifinals of the promotion's atomweight grand prix, which was the focus of their card from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Oshima scored a … Continue reading Saori Oshima Submits DEEP Jewels Veteran Emi Tomimatsu In Opening Round of Atomweight GP

Itsuki Hirata Stops Miku Nakamura In Successful Return To Action

Rising ONE Championship star Itsuki Hirata made a successful return to action on Monday, stopping Miku Nakamura in the second round of their main event fight. The bout headlined "Road To ONE: 4th Young Guns," a local card at the Tsutaya O-East in Tokyo, Japan that was sponsored by ONE Championship. Hirata closed out the … Continue reading Itsuki Hirata Stops Miku Nakamura In Successful Return To Action