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RIZIN TRIGGER 1st Live Coverage

RIZIN will debut their new spin-off series Sunday, presenting "TRIGGER" from the Kobe World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan. The new series, which aims to be RIZIN's second-highest brand next to their numbered shows, will also be the promotion's only use of a cage format for fighting. The main event of Sunday's show sees veteran … Continue reading RIZIN TRIGGER 1st Live Coverage

RIZIN 32 Live Coverage

RIZIN will hold their first-ever event in the Okinawa prefecture this weekend, presenting RIZIN 32 from the Okinawa Arena in Okinawa, Japan. The card on Saturday night will be headlined by promotional veterans RENA and Miyuu Yamamoto, who will be fighting in a rematch. The card also includes numerous local names like former Strawweight King … Continue reading RIZIN 32 Live Coverage

Yoshinori Horie vs. Hirotaka Nakada Joins RIZIN Trigger 1st Card As Late Addition

A pair of Pancrase vets have been matched as a late addition for RIZIN's debut "TRIGGER" event. The promotion announced Tuesday that Yoshinori Horie will face Hirotaka Nakada at their November 28th event. The bout joins a card that is set to take place at the Kobe World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan. Horie, a … Continue reading Yoshinori Horie vs. Hirotaka Nakada Joins RIZIN Trigger 1st Card As Late Addition

Mitsuhisa Sunabe: Fighting For The Past and The Future

Despite setbacks over the past two years, things have come together quite well for Mitsuhisa Sunabe recently. After more than a year on the sidelines, it seems that the former Pancrase Strawweight Champion has a good return plan. When looking at the circumstances, things almost seem too good. For a while, Sunabe had basically put … Continue reading Mitsuhisa Sunabe: Fighting For The Past and The Future

Shoji vs. Kyohei Hagiwara To Headline First ‘RIZIN TRIGGER’ Event

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN unveiled 13 fights Wednesday for the upcoming debut of their "TRIGGER" series. The card will be headlined by veteran Shoji, who will take on Kyohei Hagiwara under MMA rules. The main event fight will take place at the Kobe World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan. The new RIZIN "TRIGGER" series will … Continue reading Shoji vs. Kyohei Hagiwara To Headline First ‘RIZIN TRIGGER’ Event

RIZIN Reveals Nine New Bouts For November 20th Event In Okinawa

The majority of RIZIN 32 was revealed at a press conference on Friday. The event, which is set to happen on November 20th at the Okinawa Arena in Okinawa, Japan, now has 10 fights set for it in total. The new fights join a card that includes a previously announced main event between Miyuu Yamamoto … Continue reading RIZIN Reveals Nine New Bouts For November 20th Event In Okinawa