Yuki Motoya Knocks Down, Chokes Out Shoji Maruyama At DEEP Impact Anniversary Card

Yuki Motoya made quick work of Shoji Maruyama in the main event of DEEP 100 Impact, submitting the veteran with a rear naked choke late in the first round of their fight. The matchup headlined the 20th-anniversary event for DEEP Impact at the TDC Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The quick performance from Motoya allowed him … Continue reading Yuki Motoya Knocks Down, Chokes Out Shoji Maruyama At DEEP Impact Anniversary Card

Daichi Abe To Defend Interim Belt Against Let’s Gota At DEEP 100 Impact

DEEP Impact confirmed the full lineup for their 20th-anniversary card on Thursday. The February 21st event includes a championship fight along with numerous big names in Japanese MMA. Former DEEP Bantamweight Champion and RIZIN alum Yuki Motoya will fight in the main event of the card against Shoji Maruyama. Motoya is returning after having a … Continue reading Daichi Abe To Defend Interim Belt Against Let’s Gota At DEEP 100 Impact

RIZIN 25 Live Coverage

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN Fighting Federation will return on Saturday night with RIZIN 25 from the Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka, Japan. In their final event before their annual New Year's Eve card, the promotion will look for their first featherweight champ in a fight between Mikuru Asakura and Yutaka Saito. Follow along throughout the evening … Continue reading RIZIN 25 Live Coverage

Mikuru Asakura and Yutaka Saito To Fight For Inaugural RIZIN Featherweight Belt on November 21st

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN will crown their first featherweight champion on November 21st, as Mikuru Asakura will fight Yutaka Saito at the Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka, Japan. The fight will headline RIZIN 25, which had nine fights in total announced for it on Monday. Asakura will carry an eight-fight win streak into the ring in … Continue reading Mikuru Asakura and Yutaka Saito To Fight For Inaugural RIZIN Featherweight Belt on November 21st