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ZST 43: ZST 12th Anniversary Features Bantamweight Title

Differ Ariake plays host to the 12th Anniversary of ZST on November 23rd.  The event from Tokyo, Japan will feature the ZST Bantamweight Championship between Keisuke Fujiwara (15-9-5) and Kohei Kuraoka (12-5-2).  Keisuke Fujiwara will be vying for the Vacant title, a title he has won before, and for his first win in his past […]

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Former Champions Ready to Clash, Mizuto Hirota vs Hiroyuki Takaya Added DEEP DREAM Impact

Announced today by DEEP officials, DEEP DREAM Impact 2014 has added another superfight between champions.  Former DEEP and Sengoku Lightweight Champion, Mizuto Hirota will face the DREAM Featherweight Champion, Hiroyuki “Streetfight Bancho” Takaya.  Mizuto Hirota is coming off of his second straight win since being cut from the UFC, a knockout finish of Masakazu Imanari […]

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DEEP Jewels 6 Results: Seo Hee Ham Wins, Signs with UFC

DEEP Jewels 6 took place on Monday, November 3rd in Shinjiku FACE.  The event from Tokyo, Japan featured 7 compelling fights with many names returning.  Emi Fujino returned to Japan for the first time since losing a 25-minute decision to Jessica Aguilar at WSOF in July.  She spoiled the second fight of Tribe Tokyo’s Miura […]

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DEEP DREAM Impact: Satoru Kitaoka Defends DEEP Lightweight Title Against Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Announced today, a match-up for the DEEP Lightweight Title at the DEEP run DEEP DREAM Impact on December 31st.  This match-up coming off of the heels of Yoshiyuki Yoshida’s release from Titan FC.  The event was announced in early October, but this is the first fight announcement for the event.  Satoru Kitaoka has 34 professional […]

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Yoshiyuki Yoshida released by Titan FC after main event cancelled

Shooto and UFC veteran Yoshiyuki Yoshida has been released by Titan FC after his opponent Mike Ricci missed weight and Yoshida eventually declined to fight. Jeff Aronson details his decision in comments made to The MMA Report (video below). Yoshida was scheduled to fight Canadian Mike Ricci for the lightweight belt at Titan FC 31, but […]

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DEEP 69 Impact Results: Nakanishi Victorious, Hirota Finishes Imanari

DEEP 69th Impact took place this past Sunday at the TDC Hall in Tokyo, Japan.  The stacked fight card was headlined by a Middleweight title eliminator between DEEP Light Heavyweight Champion Yoshiyuki Nakanishi and former DEEP Middleweight Champion, Ryuta Sakurai.  The fight was a rematch from the bout that took place at DEEP 52nd Impact […]

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DEEP 69th Impact: A Night of Champions

  This Sunday, October 26th, DEEP returns with a deep fight card (pun intended), including the returns of Mizuto Hirota, Masakazu Imanari, Daisuke Nakamura, Takafumi Otsuka, DJ.taiki and many others.  This is one of the best cards DEEP has ever put on, unfortunately the event will not be streamed on Ustream as past DEEP cards […]

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DEEP Cage Impact Results: Tatsunao Nagakura Wins Again, RYO Knockout Win

DEEP’s cage made a return to Osaka, Japan this past Sunday, October 19th.  In the main event, Tatsunao Nagakura was able to take a unanimous decision from Mitsuhiro Okada.  Tatsunao Nagakura moves to 10-5 in his MMA career with his second straight win.  Young “RYO” Choi made a successful return to DEEP, having lost fought […]

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Japanese sensation Kyoji Horiguchi scheduled to fight Louis Gaudinot at UFC 182

Flyweights Kyoji Horiguchi and Louis Gaudinot have agreed to fight at UFC 182 headlined by Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier on January 3, 2015. MMA-in-Asia broke the news (link). Kyoji Horiguchi (14-1) is Japanese MMA’s next big thing. The diminutive 24 year old has shown quality in his UFC tenure, going 3-0 including impressive stoppage […]

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Pancrase 261 Results: Satoru Kitaoka Advances, Nam Phan Victorious

  Pancrase 261 took place this past Sunday, October 5th at Differ Ariake in Tokyo, Japan.  The fight card featured Japanese MMA legend Satoru Kitaoka defeating ONE FC veteran Richie Whitson.  Kitaoka took the bout 30-27 across all of the judges score cards, by controlling the wrestling and grappling in the fight.  Satoru Kitaoka took […]

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