Kai Asakura versus Shoji Maruyama, Return of RENA Announced For RIZIN 24

Two matchups were announced for RIZIN's September 27th card RIZIN 24 on Tuesday. The big names in the matchups were RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kai Asakura and known Shootboxer RENA. Kai Asakura vs. Shoji Maruyama Asakura will see a quick turnaround on the September card when he faces Shoji Maruyama. He last fought in August, defeating … Continue reading Kai Asakura versus Shoji Maruyama, Return of RENA Announced For RIZIN 24

Bantamweight Championship Fight Among Bouts Announced For RIZIN 22 and RIZIN 23

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN Fighting Federation will look for their new bantamweight champion on August 10th, with contenders Hiromasa Ougikubo and Kai Asakura being booked in a main event bout. The championship bout was one of the eight in total the promotion announced for their back-to-back RIZIN 22 and RIZIN 23 events at a press … Continue reading Bantamweight Championship Fight Among Bouts Announced For RIZIN 22 and RIZIN 23