RIZIN 27 Live Coverage

RIZIN will showcase their super atomweight division on Sunday, presenting a championship rematch between Ayaka Hamasaki and Kanna Asakura. The title fight will headline RIZIN 27, which is scheduled to take place at the Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan. Follow along throughout the day for live coverage of the event. A full preview … Continue reading RIZIN 27 Live Coverage

Kanna Asakura: Then Hesitant, Now Ready

Kanna Asakura had some hesitancy about competing in a title fight. Taking a rematch against current champ Ayaka Hamasaki would pose one of the biggest challenges of her career thus far. And sure, while this would be coming after her fourth consecutive victory, a win back in December against AI, the close and challenging battle … Continue reading Kanna Asakura: Then Hesitant, Now Ready

Kanna Asakura To Rematch RIZIN Atomweight Champ Ayaka Hamasaki At RIZIN 27

A rematch between RIZIN Super Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki and Kanna Asakura was revealed for RIZIN's March 21st event on Friday. The championship fight led a 10-fight package of bouts announced to happen at RIZIN's upcoming event at the Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan. The rematch between the super atomweights comes just over … Continue reading Kanna Asakura To Rematch RIZIN Atomweight Champ Ayaka Hamasaki At RIZIN 27

Super Atomweight Championship Fight Among Six Bouts Announced For RIZIN 26

A championship fight between Ayaka Hamasaki and Miyuu Yamamoto was among a series of fights announced for RIZIN 26 on Wednesday. The fight for the promotion's vacant super atomweight championship joins a lineup scheduled to happen at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on New Year's Eve. The matchup comes after former champion Seo Hee … Continue reading Super Atomweight Championship Fight Among Six Bouts Announced For RIZIN 26

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