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Tatsumitsu Wada vs Ryuichi Miki, Yuki Motoya vs Matt Manzanares Added to DEEP DREAM IMPACT 2014

The continuing theme of former champions of top regional promotions facing off didn’t change in the announcement of two fights.  Former Deep Flyweight Champion, Tatsumitsu Wada (11-8-2) will face current Shooto World Bantamweight Champion, Ryuichi Miki (16-7-4).  Also announced for the card, current DEEP Flyweight Champion Yuki Motoya (12-4) will face former RFA Flyweight Champ, […]

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Satoshi Ishii vs Mirko Cro Cop Rematch Scheduled for Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014

2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii (12-3-1) will rematch Mirko Cro Cop (29-11-2) at IGF’s Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye.  The first fight took place at IGF 2 in August of this year.  Neither fighter has fought since their last fight.   I'm gonna rematch against Mirko cro cop on New Year's Eve. 大晦日にミルコ選手と再戦します。 ミルコ選手とリマッチの機会を得る事ができ嬉しく思っておりんす。 さて、頑張るとするか。 #IGF — Satoshi Ishii | 石井 […]

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Shooto Announces Caol Uno Will Fight Yoshifumi Nakamura for the Shooto Pacific Rim Title

Shooto has announced the 2015 schedule with 7 major events throughout 2015.  The first event will take place on January 25th, headlined by the vacant Shooto Pacific Rim Lightweight title fight between Caol Uno (32-16-5) and 2011 Shooto rookie tournament winner, Yoshifumi Nakamura (17-5).  Caol Uno has won six straight fights, including four submission wins.  […]

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ZST 43: Keisuke Fujiwara Wins Title, Challenged by 18-Year-Old Prospect Go Kashiwazaki

Differ Ariake played host to the 12th Anniversary of ZST on Sunday.  The event from Tokyo featured the ZST Bantamweight and Featherweight Championships.  In the Bantamweight title fight, Keisuke Fujiwara was able to finish Kohei Kuraoka, winning the vacant Bantamweight title.  The finish came in the third round when Fujiwara poured on the ground and […]

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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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