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Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....


Sep 19, 2016 1:54 pm

King Mo Lawal wants to welcome Shane Carwin to Bellator

King Mo Lawal has been a ‘moneyweight’ fighter ever since his humble beginnings back in Strikeforce. The brash light heavyweight has competed several times at heavyweight throughout his career, and appears to be interested in yet another with recently unretired Shane Carwin. King Mo spoke about a potential match-up with the heavy handed former UFC...

Aug 31, 2016 6:21 am

Teruto Ishihara Says USADA stared at “Yashabo Jr.” During Urine Sample Collection

USADA came in and took my urine and blood today to add to their collection! It took me 40 minutes to piss since they were staring right at Yashabo Jr. #urinemania A video posted by Teruto"YASHABOU"Ishihara (@teru145) on Aug 30, 2016 at 8:49pm PDT UFC featherweight Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly becoming a fan favorite–not...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

May 8, 2016 8:53 am

UFN 87 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi defeats Neil Seery via decision

A flyweight tilt between former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2 MMA) and veteran Neil Seery (16-12 MMA) served as the featured bout of today’s UFC Fight Pass prelims in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Horiguchi throws a body kick and then a big right hand that lands on Seery. Huge left hand scores for Horiguchi...

Mar 19, 2016 6:05 pm

UFN 85 Results: Leslie Smith defeats Rin Nakai via decision

A women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith (8-6-1 MMA) and Rin Nakai (16-2-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 prelims on FOX Sports 1. Leslie Smith was able to hand Rin Nakai just the second loss of her career at tonight’s UFC Brisbane event. Smith utilized some her reach to land some...

Feb 21, 2016 7:27 pm

UFN 83 Results: Dennis Bermudez defeats Tatsuya Kawajiri via decision

Featherweights Dennis Bermudez (15-5 MMA) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-9-2 MMA) went to war on the ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ main card in Pittsburgh. Round one begins and Bermudez moves forward and throws a front kick to the body of Kawajiri. Good leg kick from Bermudez. Kaajiri just misses with a spinning back fist. Front kick...

Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 9, 2016 9:23 pm

RIZIN’s Sakakibara says Fedor Emelianenko versus Wanderlei Silva is up to you!

Does the match intrigue you at all? Would seeing Fedor Emelianenko take on Wanderlei Silva in Japan be reminiscent of PRIDE that could make you gitty with excitement? If so, you need to make it known and get others to make some noise about the match so that RIZIN’s CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara will do everything...

Feb 3, 2016 11:06 am

WATCH! Bellator special on Fedor Emelianenko and King Mo hinting on a potential match?

Bellator recently released a highlight of Fedor Emelianenko and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal’s fights at the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card. Fedor came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over three years against a much bigger opponent, Jaideep Singh. Although Singh was much bigger, the kickboxer was relatively unknown to the...

Jan 28, 2016 10:45 am

MUST SEE #TBT! Tug of War part 1, Alistair Overeem versus Bobb Sapp!

If you haven’t seen this challenge between these MMA veterans, check it out! Watch this classic #TBT clip of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem taking on MMA veteran Bob Sapp. The two MMA stars who have made themselves known fighting in Japan for promotions such as K-1 and PRIDE were faced against each other in an...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Dec 31, 2015 3:20 pm

Fedor’s next opponent to be announced TOMORROW

Earlier today in Japan, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA under the Rizin FF banner. Emelianenko put on an impressive performance against Jaideep Singh, to claim his first MMA win in over 3 years. Following the bout, Emelianenko’s coach revealed that The Last Emperor’s next opponent will be revealed tomorrow during a...

Dec 23, 2015 12:47 am

PRIDE and WEC #WCW edition: Kenda Perez

Kenda Perez has been a longtime host of MMA related shows and brings a certain spice that we have been in awe with from day one. From bringing us back to the glorious days in Japan as the host of Best of PRIDE to the early days of some of the UFC’s biggest stars with the...

Dec 20, 2015 3:05 pm

20 Rare MMA Submissions From Real Fights Amazing Video!

Rare submissions are talked about and practiced all over gyms in the world. But when it comes to executing a twister or a Japanese neck-tie with all the lights and cameras on, it’s an achievement and worthy to call rare. These are the 20 rare submissions caught on real contests, which submission deserves the #1...

Dec 18, 2015 2:39 pm

FBF | Bob Sapp slams opponent on his head

Minotauro Nogueira vs Bob Sapp on August 28, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:56pm PST We may have already posted one ‘Clip of the Day’ today, but this slam from Bob Sapp is worth of it’s own post. Back at Pride Shockwave in...

Dec 17, 2015 10:04 am

Clip Of The Day: Kevin Randleman knocks out Mirko Cro Cop

Kevin Randleman vs Mirko Cro Cop on April 25, 2004 in Saitama, Japan #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:17am PST Talk about some historic fight footage! For UFC President Dana White’s ‘Clip Of The Day’ today he selected a clip from Pride Total Elimination 2004. It was...

Nov 28, 2015 5:58 am

Alberto Mina defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via controversial split-decision

The second bout of the UFC Fight Night 79 main card featured a welterweight tilt between Yoshihiro Akiyama (14-6 MMA) and Alberto Mina (12-0 MMA). The bell sounded and both men rushed forward to get things started in round 1. Akiyama and Mina traded some devastating leg kicks in the opening round, but it was...

Nov 7, 2015 8:13 am

Report: Emelianenko to have rubber match on New Year’s Eve

A report has surfaced from a source close to Inside MMA and MMA legend Bas Rutten that Fedor Emelianenko will have a rubber match on New Year’s Eve when he makes his MMA return at Rizin Fighting Federation. According to the report, Tsuyoshi Kohsaka will be Emelianenko’s opponent for the event. Back in 2000 under...

Nov 2, 2015 12:25 pm

Fedor details contract negotiations with Rizin

When it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA competition for a fight on New Year’s Eve many questions were raised. Over time more details emerged regarding the return of ‘The Last Emperor’ and it was finally made official when it was announced that Emelianenko had signed a deal to fight for...