Mikuru Asakura To Face Kleber Koike At June 13th RIZIN Tokyo Dome Card

Featherweights Mikuru Asakura and Kleber Koike Erbst have been booked to clash at RIZIN's debut card at the Tokyo Dome next month. The matchup joins the June 13th lineup for RIZIN 28, which is set to happen at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. The pairing was announced at a press conference held by RIZIN … Continue reading Mikuru Asakura To Face Kleber Koike At June 13th RIZIN Tokyo Dome Card

RIZIN Delays Tokyo Dome Card To June 13th Following Pandemic Attendance Restrictions

RIZIN's debut at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan will have to wait, as the promotion has moved their event at the venue ahead from May 23rd to June 13th. The change comes after Tokyo was put under what some called a "quasi-emergency" state earlier in the month which stopped live events from holding more … Continue reading RIZIN Delays Tokyo Dome Card To June 13th Following Pandemic Attendance Restrictions

DEEP Jewels Re-Books Strawweight Title Fight, Announces Semi-Final Fights In Atomweight Bracket For May 4th

A previously scheduled DEEP Jewels Strawweight Championship fight between Miki Motono and Seika Izawa has been given a new date, now being placed on DEEP Jewels 33, which will take place on May 4th. The bout is among numerous recently announced matchups for the card, including the continuation of the promotion's atomweight grand prix. All … Continue reading DEEP Jewels Re-Books Strawweight Title Fight, Announces Semi-Final Fights In Atomweight Bracket For May 4th

RIZIN Announces First Round Bouts, Date For 16-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix

RIZIN announced the matchups for the opening round of their 16-man bantamweight tournament on Friday. The bracket will kick off with events on May 23rd and May 30th. The first of two events for the "Japan Grand Prix 2021" will see the promotion make their debut at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. A week … Continue reading RIZIN Announces First Round Bouts, Date For 16-Man Bantamweight Grand Prix

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

Saori Oshima Submits DEEP Jewels Veteran Emi Tomimatsu In Opening Round of Atomweight GP

Saori Oshima picked up a quick win in the main event of DEEP Jewels 32, submitting Emi Tomimatsu within a minute with an armlock. The win on Sunday advanced Oshima into the semifinals of the promotion's atomweight grand prix, which was the focus of their card from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Oshima scored a … Continue reading Saori Oshima Submits DEEP Jewels Veteran Emi Tomimatsu In Opening Round of Atomweight GP

Itsuki Hirata Stops Miku Nakamura In Successful Return To Action

Rising ONE Championship star Itsuki Hirata made a successful return to action on Monday, stopping Miku Nakamura in the second round of their main event fight. The bout headlined "Road To ONE: 4th Young Guns," a local card at the Tsutaya O-East in Tokyo, Japan that was sponsored by ONE Championship. Hirata closed out the … Continue reading Itsuki Hirata Stops Miku Nakamura In Successful Return To Action

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

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

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