Pancrase Book Flyweight Title Fight, Start of Four-Man Tournament For March Show

Pancrase's first event of the year continues to get bigger. The promotion announced a third title fight for the card last week, also unveiling that the start of a four-man featherweight tournament will happen at the show. The new fights join a show that is expected to take place at the Belle Salle Takadanobaba in … Continue reading Pancrase Book Flyweight Title Fight, Start of Four-Man Tournament For March Show

Emi Fujino To Face KAREN In Strawweight Title Fight At Pancrase 326

Pancrase will kick off their 2022 schedule with a strawweight title fight, as veteran Emi Fujino will return to face KAREN in the main event of Pancrase 326. The fight is part of a card that will happen on March 21st, per an announcement made by the promotion recently. The card will take place at … Continue reading Emi Fujino To Face KAREN In Strawweight Title Fight At Pancrase 326

Featherweight Title Fight, Four-Man Tournament Booked For Pancrase 321

Pancrase has recently announced a title fight and the start of a four-man tournament for their May 30th event at the Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan. In the main event of the card, ISAO Kobayashi will attempt to defend his Featherweight King of Pancrase Championship against Taichi Nakajima. The title fight will headline the promotion's … Continue reading Featherweight Title Fight, Four-Man Tournament Booked For Pancrase 321

Pancrase Holds Off on 2021 Schedule Following Greater Tokyo’s State of Emergency

Japanese MMA promotion Pancrase will hold off on announcing their 2021 schedule of events following the news that Greater Tokyo will return to a state of emergency. The promotion announced their intentions through their website on Friday. Pancrase usually announces their annual schedule of numbered events in early January. Following the state of emergency and … Continue reading Pancrase Holds Off on 2021 Schedule Following Greater Tokyo’s State of Emergency

Akihiro Murayama Stops Masayuki Kikuiri’s 2020 Run In Pancrase 320 Main Event

Akihiro Murayama picked up a win on Sunday, defeating Masayuki Kikuiri in the main event of Pancrase 320. The fight headlined a large card put on by the regional Japanese MMA promotion at the Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan. Taking a unanimous decision win, Murayama earned his second victory of the year. “[Kikuiri] is tall … Continue reading Akihiro Murayama Stops Masayuki Kikuiri’s 2020 Run In Pancrase 320 Main Event

Former Champ Akihiro Murayama To Face Masayuki Kikuiri At Pancrase 320

Pancrase is scheduled to return with 22 fights on December 13th Japanese MMA promotion Pancrase is scheduled to have their final event of the year on December 13th, presenting a 22-fight card from Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan. The card will have a start time of 2PM JST (12:00AM EST) and will have a Japanese … Continue reading Former Champ Akihiro Murayama To Face Masayuki Kikuiri At Pancrase 320

Pancrase To Return With “Pancrase 318 – Beyond 317!” on September 27th

Japanese MMA promotion Pancrase is set to hold "Pancrase 318 - Beyond 317!" on September 27th, the promotion's first event back after cancelling a card due to a fighter testing positive with COVID-19. The card will feature a championship bout, as Genpei Hayashi and Tatsuya Saika will fight for the vacant interim Lightweight King of … Continue reading Pancrase To Return With “Pancrase 318 – Beyond 317!” on September 27th

Pancrase 317 Cancelled After Fighter Tests Positive For COVID-19

10:15PM EDT UPDATE: Article has been updated with a press release statement from Pancrase. Last Sunday's Pancrase event "Pancrase 317" was cancelled on short notice following an athlete testing positive for COVID-19. The card, which was set to have 17 bouts on it, was cancelled moments before it's Youtube live stream was set to go … Continue reading Pancrase 317 Cancelled After Fighter Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nakajima And Horie To Clash on Pancrase Card Announced For August 23rd

A late-August show from regional Japanese MMA promotion Pancrase has been unveiled, as Pancrase 317 will take place at the Shinkiba Studio Coast in Tokyo, Japan on August 23rd. Headlining the card is a featherweight clash between former UFC fighter Yoshinori Horie and Taichi Nakajima. Nakajima fights his way to the @UFC and Horie wants … Continue reading Nakajima And Horie To Clash on Pancrase Card Announced For August 23rd

Combate Americas Joins List of MMA Promotions Affected By COVID-19

Like almost everything nowadays, COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus is making changes to MMA. On Monday, Combate Americas joined the growing list of promotions changing their schedule due to the virus. The North American promotion recently announced the rescheduling of events, along with the plan to broadcast an event from a studio. Their events … Continue reading Combate Americas Joins List of MMA Promotions Affected By COVID-19