Archive: Rin Nakai

Sep 21, 2014 8:57 am

Tate has a new Olympian suitor, Called Out By McMann

Yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate got back on track after defeating undefeated Rin Nakai. Sara McMann saw an opportunity to politely call out Tate, and earn her way back to the top of the 135-pound ladder. Hey @ufc, I'd like to fight @MieshaTate since she just beat an undefeated fighter Rin...

Sep 20, 2014 2:10 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Jury Makes Quick Work of Gomi, Gets 1st Round KO Win

#9 ranked UFC lightweight Myles Jury earned his sixth victory in a row tonight after a quick TKO win against Takanori Gomi. Jury saw the opening down the middle and threw a right cross that landed directly on Gomi’s chin. Gomi fell to the ground but disguised his grogginess well. Regardless, Jury still dove on...

Sep 20, 2014 1:24 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Tate Shows Improvement, Earns Decision Win Over Nakai

Miesha Tate coasted her way to a unanimous decision victory against UFC newcomer Rin Nakai. Nakai showed potential in her first octagon showing, but there are aspects of her game that need improving. Whether it was the “octagon jitters” or not, Nakai never looked comfortable in the cage and could not implement a gameplan. Tate,...


Sep 19, 2014 9:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on UFC Fight pass, the UFC returns to action with a fantastic fight card in Japan. ‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Here are the live results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 3 a.m. ET) Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson by way of...

Sep 18, 2014 12:16 pm

UFC Fighter Rin Nakai Explains Her Unusual Persona

UFC newcomer Rin Nakai is set to face Miesha Tate this weekend in Japan, and during this week’s media duties she explained her odd video’s and out-of-cage persona. Check it: “To wear something unique or different than other fighters, people pay more attention to the promotion. I think this is part of my honor to...

Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

Rin Nakai vs. Miesha Tate Extended Preview

Two time women’s bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate will be stepping back into the Octagon this Saturday against Japan’s 16-0 Rin Nakai in a highly anticipated matchup. To get fight fans ready for UFC Fight Night 52, the UFC has compiled an extended preview of this bout, which takes an in depth look at both...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Rin Nakai: Miesha Tate is ‘beautiful and sexy’

Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi recently did an interview with undefeated female Japanese fighter Rin Nakai (16-0 MMA) for MMASucka.com. During the interview, Modafferi learns that 27-year-old Rin Nakai has participated in combat sports nearly her entire life, starting with Judo at age 3. Nakai chose gymnastics over Judo in middle school, but her parents reversed...

Jun 19, 2014 6:19 am

Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai In The Works For Japan

On Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, a potential UFC Fight Night 52 match up was announced between Women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate and UFC newcomer, 16-0-1 Rin Nakai. UFC Fight Night 52 is slated to take place on September 20th at the Saitama Area in Saitama, Japan. Mark Hunt and Roy “Big Country” Nelson are...