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Shooto GIG Tokyo Vol. 17 Preview

                      The event takes place on Saturday at Shinjuku FACE in Tokyo, Japan.  The fight card kicks off at 18:00 local time (JST) headlined by a fight between Naohiro “Chokugeki Gamon” Mizuno and Keita Ishibashi.  Mizuno carries a three fight win streak into the fight.  […]

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Full Results: Shooto TORAO 13th

Shooto, 5/25/14 “Shooto TORAO 13th” Marina Hop Mermaid Space Hiroshima, Japan Welterweight Bout Kenichiro Togashi def. Yoshinori Suzuki by Majority Decision Featherweight Bout Okada Takeshi def. Takuya Ogura by TKO at 1:33 in Round 1 Lightweight Bout Takuji Kobayashi def. Hiroaki Nakayama by Disqualification (Low Blow) at 2:16 in Round 1 Bantamweight Bout Takuya Kodama fought Seiji Kamejima to a Unanimous Draw Flyweight Bout Shingo Makita def. Nobuyuki Fujii by Majority […]

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Rumina “Moon Wolf” Sato retires, plus full results of Shooto: 4th Round 2014

Yesterday marked a special day under the red, white and blue ropes of Shooto. With the promotion gearing up to celebrate twenty-five years on top later this month. We said farewell to fan favorite and living legend Rumina “Moon Wolf” Sato yesterday evening. One of Mixed Martial Arts true pioneers officially hanged up his gloves in Tokyo, Japan at […]

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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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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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Ryuichi Miki: “I want to fight Hiromasa Ogikubo in the Final.”

Ryuichi Miki (16-6-4), a veteran of the sport for almost decade has made a name for himself fighting in his native Japan, where he remains one of the best fighters on the planet at his respective weight class. Following a run on the amateur MMA scene, Miki made his professional debut in Mixed Martial Arts […]

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Champion vs. Champion: Isao Kobayashi meets Kuniyoshi Hironaka at PANCRASE 257

Pancrase have today announced a headline act for it’s upcoming show later next month. The main attraction of the evening sees current Lightweight King of Pancrase Isao Kobayashi take on Shooto’s Welterweight (154-lbs) Champion Kuniyoshi Hironaka. The bout is scheduled to take place March 30th at Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Yokohama, Japan. Isao Kobayashi (14-1-4) a […]

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Full Results: Shooto – Shooting Disco Final

Shooto, 2/22/14 “Shooting Disco Final” Shinjuku FACE Tokyo, Japan Featherweight Bout Makoto Ohashi def. Satoshi Kogure by Unanimous Decision Bantamweight Bout Shinichi Hanawa fought Hiroshi Roppongi to a Unanimous Draw Bantamweight Bout Hiroaki Ijima def. Takeshi Saito by Majority Decision Bantamweight Bout Ryo Okada def. Hideki Sato by Unanimous Decision Lightweight: Rookie Tournament Quarterfinal Tyson Naito def. Tomoya Hirakawa by Submission (Kneebar) at 3:47 in Round 1 Bantamweight: Rookie Tournament […]

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UFC signs PXC Bantamweight champ Michinori Tanaka

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been stacking its roster with Asian MMA talents of late, the latest of which is none other than unbeaten PXC Bantamweight champ, Michinori Tanaka (9-0). Suckerpunch Entertainment first confirmed the signing on its Facebook page. Tanaka, 23, follows the footsteps of fellow PXC graduates Jon Tuck, Hyun Gyu Lim and […]

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Full Results – Shooto: 1st Round 2014

Shooto, 1/13/14 “Shooto: 1st Round 2014″ Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan Vacant: Flyweight title Shinya Murofushi def. Junji Ito by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:33 in Round 1 Featherweight Bout Yuta Sasaki def. Keisuke Fujiwara by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:35 in Round 1 Flyweight: Infinity Tournament Quarterfinal Ryuto Sawada def. Tateo Iino by Submission (Front Choke) at 2:07 in Round 1 Lightweight Bout Shigeki […]

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