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Full Results: ZST 40 & SWAT! In FACE vol.13

ZST, 4/12/14 “ZST 40″ Shinjuku FACE Tokyo, Japan Bantamweight Bout Tetsuya Fusano def. Tatsuya Watanabe by Unanimous Decision RINGS 60 kg Kenichi Ito def. Seio Yamada by Submission (Reverse Triangle Choke) at 2:03 in Round 2 Flyweight Bout Yusuke Uehara def. Kenichi Sawada by Majority Decision RINGS 70 kg Yujiro Yamamoto def. Hisato Izawa by Submission (Americana) at 1:19 in Round 1 RINGS 66 kg Atsushi Kato def. Koji […]

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Caol Uno returns for Shooto’s 25th Anniversary, faces Taiki Tsuchiya in May

Lightweights (143-lbs) collide at Shooto’s historic 25th Anniversary, as former Welterweight Champion Caol Uno takes on the aggressive and always fun Taiki Tsuchiya next month. Shooto announced the match-up on their official website. The event is scheduled to take place May 5th at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. And will serve as MMA legend Rumina Sato’s retirement […]

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UFC Fight Night 39: Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers first UFC defeat

‘The Crusher’ entered his bout at UFC Fight Night 39 on Friday night on the heels of fantastic 6-0 run at Featherweight, and was even considered a favorite in the eyes of many after an eye-catching performance in his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 34. But his opponent, UFC veteran Clay Guida (31-14), had other ideas, spoiling the Japanese fighter’s […]

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Full Results: Inoki Genome Federation – IGF 1

Inoki Genome Federation, 4/5/14 “IGF 1″ Ryogoku Kokugikan Tokyo, Japan Heavyweight Title Satoshi Ishii def. Philip De Fries by Unanimous Decision Middleweight Bout Ikuhisa Minowa def. Goran Olle Ulf by Submission (Heel Hook) at :15 in Round 1 Openweight Bout Guram Gugenishvili def. Tony Bonello by TKO at 1:34 in Round 1 Openweight Bout Brett Rogers def. Yusuke Kawaguchi by KO at :28 in Round 1 […]

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Full Results: PANCRASE 257

Pancrase, 3/30/14 “PANCRASE 257″ Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium Yokohama, Japan Lightweight Bout Isao Kobayashi def. Kuniyoshi Hironaka by TKO at 3:58 in Round 3 Super Flyweight King of Pancrase Kiyotaka Shimizu def. Atsushi Yamamoto by TKO at 4:54 in Round 1 Openweight Bout Yuki Kondo def. Masayuki Naruse by Majority Decision Welterweight Bout Akihiro Murayama def.  Thiago Gonçalves by Unanimous Decision Welterweight Bout Yoichiro Sato def. Eiji Ishikawa by KO at 2:26 […]

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“The Kamikaze Angel” Emi Fujino challenges Jessica Aguilar for the Strawweight title at WSOF 10

Back in 2004 when Women’s MMA was frowned upon. Japan’s Emi Fujino made her professional Mixed Martial Arts debut competing under two of Asia’s biggest promotions at the time, Smackgirl & Valkyrie. The fan favorite rounded off an impressive 8-fight win streak over a three year spell, before hitting a bad patch of losses. Fujino ended 2013 […]

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Shintaro Ishiwatari, Rin Nakai and Akitoshi Tamura all feature at PANCRASE 258

Pancrase have announced three additional fighters for their upcoming event at PANCRASE 258, scheduled to take place later this year, May 11th at the Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan. The card features Bantamweight King of Pancrase Shintaro Ishiwatari, Bantamweight Queen of Pancrase Rin Nakai and Mixed Martial Arts veteran Akitoshi Tamura. After 20-years inside the world renowned ring, […]

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Full Results – DEEP: 65 Impact

DEEP, 3/22/14 “DEEP: 65 Impact” Differ Ariake Tokyo, Japan Megaton title Ken Hasegawa def. Kazuhiro Nakamura by Majority Decision Flyweight Bout Yuki Motoya def. Masakazu Imanari by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Bout Yoshiyuki Yoshida def. Shigetoshi Iwase by Unanimous Decision Bantamweight Bout Hiroshi Nakamura def. Tomomi Iwama by Unanimous Decision Welterweight Bout Yuki Okano def. Keiichiro Yamamiya by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:53 in Round 1 Bantamweight Bout Seiji Akao fought Koichi […]

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Full Results – Shooto: 2nd Round 2014

Shooto, 3/16/14 “Shooto: 2nd Round 2014″ Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan Shooto Pacific Rim Welterweight (154-lb) title Nobumitsu Osawa def. Shinji Sasaki by KO at 4:00 in Round 2 Shooto Pacific Rim Featherweight (132-lb) title Yuta Nezu def. Kota Onojima by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Bout Ryogo Takahashi def. Taiki Tsuchiya by TKO at 3:27 in Round 2 Flyweight Bout Yoshitaka Naito def. Yuki […]

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Mizuto Hirota vs. Daisuke Nakamura official for DEEP: 66 Impact

Shigeru Saeki (DEEP CEO) has today announced an exciting match-up in the Lightweight division. Former DEEP Lightweight Champion and overall fan favorite Daisuke Nakamura will welcome back Mizuto Hirota, who returns to DEEP following a short stay in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. DEEP: 66 Impact is scheduled to take place April 29th at the Korakuen […]

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