The 2022 Knockdown News Fighter of the Year Nominees

2022 was a chaotic year for MMA. Upsets occurred. Eras came to an end. People lost their belts outside of the cage. And many, many others lost them inside the cage as well. To be a "Fighter of the Year" candidate in 2022 is to obtain excellence amid this turbulence. The nominees this year obtained … Continue reading The 2022 Knockdown News Fighter of the Year Nominees

JMMA Monday: LANDMARK Vol. 4 Quick Takeaways

RIZIN returned this weekend with their b-tier of events, "LANDMARK." After the "TRIGGER" series folded this year, "LANDMARK" is now the sole secondary show that RIZIN hosts. The evening included more than a dozen MMA bouts in a fast-paced presentation from the Dolphins Arena in Nagoya, Japan. And, to the delight of some and the … Continue reading JMMA Monday: LANDMARK Vol. 4 Quick Takeaways

RIZIN LANDMARK Vol. 4 Live Coverage

RIZIN's "LANDMARK" series will return this Sunday for a busy 14-fight card from the Dolphins Arena in Nagoya, Japan. Kickboxer Ren Hiramoto will look for the biggest win of his MMA career in the main event of the night, taking on former DEEP Impact Champion Satoshi Yamasu. Follow along throughout the day for live coverage … Continue reading RIZIN LANDMARK Vol. 4 Live Coverage

Champions Patricio Pitbull, Kleber Koike Among Fighters Announced For RIZIN 40

Four big matchups were announced for the New Year's Eve co-promoted card between Bellator and RIZIN on Wednesday. The show, which will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, is expected to include some of the top names from both promotions. In a champion vs. champion pairing, Bellator's 145-pound king Patricio Pitbull … Continue reading Champions Patricio Pitbull, Kleber Koike Among Fighters Announced For RIZIN 40

Bellator, RIZIN Announce Collaborative New Year’s Eve Card

In what is their most ambitious collaboration yet, Bellator and RIZIN will join forces to co-promote an event on New Year’s Eve this year. The promotions announced Monday that they will host a card on December 31st from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be promoted as a “Bellator vs. RIZIN” … Continue reading Bellator, RIZIN Announce Collaborative New Year’s Eve Card