RENA Out of RIZIN Super Atomweight Grand Prix, Semi-Final Bouts Announced

RENA will not compete beyond the quarter-final round of RIZIN's Super Atomweight Grand Prix. News of RENA's departure from the bracket was first announced Tuesday when the promotion revealed grand prix bouts for their September 25th card, RIZIN 38, which will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It was announced that … Continue reading RENA Out of RIZIN Super Atomweight Grand Prix, Semi-Final Bouts Announced

Kyoji Horiguchi Set For September RIZIN Return

Kyoji Horiguchi will make his return to RIZIN next month, competing at the promotion's September 25th card. Horiguchi, still recognized as the RIZIN Bantamweight Champion, will be appearing in the promotion for the first time in nearly two years. His outing is expected to take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Horiguchi … Continue reading Kyoji Horiguchi Set For September RIZIN Return

RIZIN Announces Opening Round of Super Atomweight Grand Prix For July 31st Card

RIZIN will hold their second-ever super atomweight tournament this year, with the opening round kicking off just later this month. The quarter-final bouts in the promotion's upcoming tournament are set to take place at RIZIN 37 on July 31st, per an announcement made Thursday. The fights joined a busy card that is scheduled to take … Continue reading RIZIN Announces Opening Round of Super Atomweight Grand Prix For July 31st Card

RENA Takes Quick Turnaround To Face Park Si-woo At RIZIN 33

Just one month after her last appearance, RENA has been booked to face Park Si-woo at RIZIN's 2021 New Year's Eve event. The bout is one of three new pairings that were announced by the promotion Friday. The new fights join RIZIN 33, which is set to happen at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, … Continue reading RENA Takes Quick Turnaround To Face Park Si-woo At RIZIN 33

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 Unveils Bantamweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Matchups For 2021 New Year’s Eve Card

The semi-final matchups for the RIZIN Bantamweight Grand Prix are set. RIZIN revealed semi-final matchups Tuesday for their tournament, which is set to have its final two rounds play out on New Year's Eve at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the first of two semi-final bouts, former RIZIN Bantamweight Champion Kai Asakura … Continue reading RIZIN Unveils Bantamweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Matchups For 2021 New Year’s Eve Card