RIZIN Unveils Bantamweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Matchups For 2021 New Year’s Eve Card

The semi-final matchups for the RIZIN Bantamweight Grand Prix are set. RIZIN revealed semi-final matchups Tuesday for their tournament, which is set to have its final two rounds play out on New Year's Eve at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the first of two semi-final bouts, former RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kai Asakura … Continue reading RIZIN Unveils Bantamweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Matchups For 2021 New Year’s Eve Card

RIZIN 30 Live Coverage

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN will narrow their bantamweight tournament down to four men on Sunday night, holding the quarter-final bouts of a grand prix at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The four bouts headline RIZIN 30, which includes other big names in the promotion like RIZIN Super Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki, former UFC … Continue reading RIZIN 30 Live Coverage

Bantamweight Grand Prix Quarter-Final Bouts Unveiled For RIZIN 30

The quarter-final matchups for RIZIN's Bantamweight Grand Prix, which is set to happen at RIZIN 30 on September 19th, were revealed Tuesday. The new bouts join a card that is set to happen at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. While the matchmaking in the opening round of the grand prix was determined via … Continue reading Bantamweight Grand Prix Quarter-Final Bouts Unveiled For RIZIN 30

Kyoji Horiguchi To Rematch Kai Asakura In Return on New Year’s Eve

A rematch between Kyoji Horiguchi and Kai Asakura will be on RIZIN's annual New Year's Eve card next month. The fight will take place at Saitama Super Arena and be for Asakura's RIZIN Bantamweight Championship, as announced at a press conferenceĀ on Friday. The fight is a rematch from 2019, where Asakura pulled off an upset, … Continue reading Kyoji Horiguchi To Rematch Kai Asakura In Return on New Year’s Eve