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

Three Title Fight Rematches Set For RIZIN 35 In April

A trio of title fights was confirmed for RIZIN's April 17th card on Thursday, including three big rematches in the promotion's history. The fights are set to take place during RIZIN 35 at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. It will be the second night of a doubleheader hosted by the promotion at … Continue reading Three Title Fight Rematches Set For RIZIN 35 In April

RIZIN Featherweight Champion Yutaka Saito To Defend Belt For First Time Against Juntaro Ushiku At October 24th Event

RIZIN Featherweight Champion Yutaka Saito will look to defend his belt for the first time on October 24th when facing regional champ Juntaro Ushiku at RIZIN 31. The fight will take place as part of a card that will happen at the Pia Arena MM in Yokohama, Japan. The title fight was confirmed during a … Continue reading RIZIN Featherweight Champion Yutaka Saito To Defend Belt For First Time Against Juntaro Ushiku At October 24th Event

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