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

Bantamweight Grand Prix Quarter-Final Bouts Unveiled For RIZIN 30

The quarter-final matchups for RIZIN's Bantamweight Grand Prix, which is set to happen at RIZIN 30 on September 19th, were revealed Tuesday. The new bouts join a card that is set to happen at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. While the matchmaking in the opening round of the grand prix was determined via … Continue reading Bantamweight Grand Prix Quarter-Final Bouts Unveiled For RIZIN 30

Shooto Champ Ryo Okada To Face Takafumi Otsuka In Main Event of March 20th Card

Ryo Okada will defend his Shooto Bantamweight Championship for the first time on March 20th, fighting Takafumi Otsuka in the main event of a Shooto Japan card from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The championship title fight headlined a series of bouts announced for "Shooto 2021 Vol. 2" on Saturday. Okada has slowly but surely … Continue reading Shooto Champ Ryo Okada To Face Takafumi Otsuka In Main Event of March 20th Card

Takafumi Otsuka Wins Shooto Japan Debut As Injury Takes Tatsuya Ando Out Early

DEEP Champion Takafumi Otsuka won his Shooto Japan debut on Monday, defeating Tatsuya Ando in the main event of the promotion's "Vol. 7" card. The fight headlined a seven-fight card from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Otsuka's win came early in the fight, as an injury to a leg of Ando hurt him in the … Continue reading Takafumi Otsuka Wins Shooto Japan Debut As Injury Takes Tatsuya Ando Out Early