Yoshinori Horie vs. Ulka Sasaki Leads Five-Fight Pack of New Bouts For RIZIN 30

RIZIN announced five new matchups for their September 19th card on Wednesday, revealing a diverse lineup for the event. The new fights on the card include RIZIN debuts, an MMA debut, and interesting matchups in MMA and kickboxing. The new bouts join a card that is expected to take place at the Saitama Super Arena … Continue reading Yoshinori Horie vs. Ulka Sasaki Leads Five-Fight Pack of New Bouts For RIZIN 30

Shooto Watanabe Wants To Turn ‘Surreal’ Opportunity Into Defining Performance

The drawing process for RIZIN's upcoming Bantamweight Grand Prix allowed some fighters to have autonomy over who they wanted to face in the opening round. Back in March, all 16 fighters involved drew numbers that would decide when they would pick a fight to join in the bracket. 32-year-old Shooto Watanabe drew one of the … Continue reading Shooto Watanabe Wants To Turn ‘Surreal’ Opportunity Into Defining Performance

RIZIN Books Tofiq Musayev vs. Roberto Satoshi Souza For Inaugural Lightweight Title Bout At RIZIN 28

Tofiq Musayev's return to RIZIN will have high stakes on June 13th, as he will face Roberto Satoshi Souza in a fight to become the promotion's inaugural lightweight champion. The fight was one of the many new fights unveiled for RIZIN 28 on Tuesday at a press conference. The fights will take place during RIZIN's … Continue reading RIZIN Books Tofiq Musayev vs. Roberto Satoshi Souza For Inaugural Lightweight Title Bout At RIZIN 28

Yusaku Nakamura To Face Daichi Kitakata At RIZIN 28, Yoshinari Nadaka To Return Against Chikai

RIZIN's June 27th card has received two new matchups, including a bout between Strawweight King of Pancrease Daichi Kitakata and Yusaku Nakamura. The fight, which was announced on Saturday, is set to happen at the Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka in Osaka, Japan. Both fighters will be returning after losing in their last RIZIN showing. Nakamura … Continue reading Yusaku Nakamura To Face Daichi Kitakata At RIZIN 28, Yoshinari Nadaka To Return Against Chikai

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

Naoki Inoue Is Being Given The Hard Fights – But He Keeps Winning

It is certainly a compliment to make the claim that Naoki Inoue's resume in MMA does not match up with his age. At 23-years-old, Inoue has 15 pro wins and experience in major promotions like RIZIN and the UFC. What's more, a three-fight series of wins against notable names in Japan last year has proven … Continue reading Naoki Inoue Is Being Given The Hard Fights – But He Keeps Winning