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UFC Fight Night Japan: Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson Fight Card

  This Saturday, September 20th in Tokyo, Japan, the iconic Saitama Super Arena plays host to the biggest UFC event held in Japan during the company’s history.  The UFC’s attempts to sell the product to the Japanese fans may be realized with the signing of one of Pancrase’s biggest MMA stars, Rin Nakai.  The return […]

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ZST SWAT! 56 Results: Reiha Nozawa submits Takuya Takahashi

On Sunday, September 14th in Tokyo, Japan, Gold’s Gym South Tokyo Annex played home to ZST SWAT! 56.  The 7 bout card of mixed martial arts and grapplling was headlined by a contest between Reiha Nozawa and Takuya Takahashi.  The 26-year-old Reiha Nozawa was able to get the submission win at 2:12 into the first […]

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TTF Challenge 02 Results: Kiyotaka Shimizu Stops Yasutaka Ishigami

  This past Saturday night in the Coconeri Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Tribe Tokyo Fight held their third event with headliner Kiyotaka Shimizu stopping Yasutaka Ishigami after Round 1 due to a possible fractured jaw of Ishigami.  Ryo Okada was able to take a split decision over Yo Saito (29-28 Katsumura, 28-29 Aoki, 28-29 Suzuki).  […]

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KRUSH-EX 2014 VOL. 5

KRUSH -EX 2014 Vol. 5: Kyohei Hayashi Defeats Kento Ito

  KRUSH-EX 2014 Vol. 5 took place in Shinjuku FACE on Monday afternoon in Tokyo, Japan.  In the main event of the evening, Kyohei Hayashi was able to take a Unanimous Decision (29-28 x 3) win over Kento Ito.  Haruma Saikyo was able to win a Unanimous Decision over Ryota (30-29, 29-28, 29-28).  Yoshiki Harada […]

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DEEP Hamamatsu Impact 2014 Results: Kleber Koike Erbst Keeps on Winning

  Featherweight prospect, Kleber Koike Erbst, was able to improve his winning streak to 11 with his 12th submission win of his career.  Kleber Koike Erbst hasn’t lost a fight in 5 years, putting together a 11-0-1 record with 9 submissions and 1 TKO win.  Katsuyoshi Beppu couldn’t stop his losing streak, extending it to […]

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Throwback Video of the Week: Mark Hunt vs Jerome LeBanner

  In a sneak peak of one part of this Saturday’s Main Event at UFC Fight Night Japan, Mark Hunt’s K-1 career on display. October 8th, 2001, Mark Hunt and Ray Sefo dueled for 3 rounds with Sefo prevailing, but Sefo was unable to fight in the Final of the one night tournament.  Mark Hunt […]

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DEEP Hamamatsu Impact 2014: Featherweight Prospects Headline

  On Sunday, September 14th, DEEP will hold an event at the Okura Act City Hotel in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.  The doors open at 13:oo local time (12am EDT) and ticket information can be found here.  Headlining the card is a battle of DEEP Featherweight Prospects, Kleber Koike Erbst and Katsuyoshi Beppu.  Katsuyoshi Beppu is […]

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TTF Challenge 02

TTF Challenge 02 Preview: Kiyotaka Shimizu Returns

  This Saturday night in the Coconeri Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Tribe Tokyo Fight holds the third event of the Ryo Chonan-run promotion.  You can purchase tickets for the event that starts at 18:oo local time (5am EDT).  The event is headlined by a flyweight fight between Pancrase Super Flyweight Champion Kiyotaka Shimizu vs Wajutsu […]

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MMA’s Future: 神部建斗 Kento Kambe

  In the first of a series of articles on possible future MMA prospects, we examine one of Pancrase’s best prospects at Strawweight, Kento Kambe (神部建斗).  At just 17 years old, Kento is 3-0 in Professional MMA and 3-0 as an amateur.  Kento is an aggressive submission grappler that looks to finish the fight as […]

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Road FC 18

MMA Video of the Week: Road FC 18 Finish

    Road FC 18 took place on Saturday, August 30th in Seoul, South Korea.  The event was headlined by Kim Hoon and Luis Ramos.  Road FC has uploaded the Road FC 18 card on their Youtube Channel.  The fight on the card that stole the show was South Korean Bantamweight Jae Hoon Moon vs […]

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