Kleber Koike To Face Featherweight Champion Juntaro Ushiku At RIZIN 39

Dominant featherweight Kleber Koike will get his first crack at a RIZIN belt next month, facing 146-pound champion Juntaro Ushiku in the main event of RIZIN 39. The bout is scheduled to headline a card on October 23rd from the Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall in Fukuoka, Japan. Koike has yet to lose since he made … Continue reading Kleber Koike To Face Featherweight Champion Juntaro Ushiku At RIZIN 39

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

RIZIN 37 Announced For July 31st, Eight Bouts Revealed

Japanese MMA promotion RIZIN confirmed Friday that they will return to the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan for RIZIN 37 on July 31st. Along with the announcement was an eight-pack of bouts that were revealed to take place next month. The card is expected to include a fight between high-level bantamweights Naoki Inoue and … Continue reading RIZIN 37 Announced For July 31st, Eight Bouts Revealed

RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader

RIZIN has announced a load of matchups for their April doubleheader of events, including more international names and other returning veterans from the promotion. Both events are expected to take place at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. RIZIN 35, which is expected to take place on April 17th, now has eight fights … Continue reading RIZIN Announces Nine More Fights For April Doubleheader