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

RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader

RIZIN has announced a load of matchups for their April doubleheader of events, including more international names and other returning veterans from the promotion. Both events are expected to take place at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. RIZIN 35, which is expected to take place on April 17th, now has eight fights … Continue reading RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader

Yusuke Yachi To Challenge RIZIN Lightweight Champion Roberto Satoshi Souza At December 31st Event

Yusuke Yachi will challenge for a belt for the first time in his RIZIN career later this month, facing Roberto Satoshi Souza for the RIZIN Lightweight Championship at the promotion's New Year's Eve card. The fight was one of six unveiled at a press conference Thursday. The new fights are expected to take place at … Continue reading Yusuke Yachi To Challenge RIZIN Lightweight Champion Roberto Satoshi Souza At December 31st Event

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