RIZIN 20, Manel Kape

Report | RIZIN 20 does worst New Years Eve ratings in promotional history

Harry Kettle - January 3, 2020

RIZIN 20 was viewed as an objectively fun show by many of the fans that tuned in to watch, and with reports suggesting that all 26,000 available seats were sold out at the Saitama Super […]

Seo Hee Ham
Seo Hee Ham

RIZIN champ Seo Hee Ham claims management has been embezzling money

Tom Taylor - January 3, 2020

UFC veteran Seo Hee Ham, who is currently the RIZIN atomweight champion, claims she’s the victim of embezzlement. Ham put forth this allegation on her Instagram account, claiming that manager Hidekatsu Morooka and with his […]

Jiri Prochazka, CB Dolloway
Jiri Prochazka

VIDEO | Jiri Prochazka decimates UFC veteran CB Dollaway, gets called out by Ryan Bader

Tom Taylor - December 31, 2019

CB Dollaway’s RIZIN debut, which went down on Tuesday’s action-packed RIZIN 20 card, didn’t go the way he had planned. Instead, the 20-fight UFC veteran was decimated by the promotion’s ferocious light heavyweight champion Jiri […]

Patricky Freire
Patricky Pitbull

VIDEO | Patricky Freire scores nasty soccer kick KO over Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 20

Harry Kettle - December 31, 2019

Patricky Freire secured his place in the final of the Lightweight Grand Prix wit a superb soccer kick knockout over Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 20. Coming into the event the expectation was that Freire would […]

Daron Cruickshank

UFC veteran Daron Cruickshank under fire for racist remarks in Japan

Thomas Taylor - December 29, 2019

Former UFC fighter Daron Cruickshank has found himself under fire after racist comments he made during an April visit to Japan have come to light. Cruickshank, who previously competed in the UFC lightweight division, has […]

Simon Biyong

Simon Biyong is chasing Rizin gold

Alfredo Zullino - December 23, 2019

African mixed martial arts is definitely on the rise. Nigerian-born Kamaru Usman just defended his UFC welterweight title against Colby Covington, and fellow countryman Israel Adesanya unified the middleweight title by defeating Robert Whittaker just two […]

Michael Chandler, Benson Henderson
Benson Henderson

Benson Henderson out, Michael Chandler receives new opponent for Bellator Japan

Natasha Hooper - December 5, 2019

The anticipated rematch between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson will have to be put on hold as Henderson is out of their scheduled Bellator Japan bout. Henderson has suffered an injury, forcing him to withdraw […]

CB Dollaway, USADA
Jiri Prochazka

CB Dollaway leaves UFC, gets RIZIN title shot

Tom Taylor - December 4, 2019

After receiving a two-year suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), middleweight veteran CB Dollaway has parted ways with the UFC. Yet his fighting days are not over yet. On Tuesday, it was announced […]

Kyoji Horiguchi

Kyoji Horiguchi withdraws from Rizin 20, vacates bantamweight title

Natasha Hooper - November 15, 2019

Kyoji Horiguchi plans to avenge his loss against Kai Asakura will have to be put on hold. The Rizin and Bellator champion Horiguchi (28-3) has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming Rizin 20 bout […]

Fedor Emelianenko
Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko, 'Rampage' set to collide in Japan

Tom Taylor - October 9, 2019

On December 29, Bellator MMA will make its debut in Japan. One of the highlights of this event will be a showdown between MMA legends Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Fedor Emelianenko. This news was announced […]

Sergio Pettis, RIZIN, Nobuyuki Sakakibara
Nobuyuki Sakakibara

RIZIN boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara interested in signing free agent Sergio Pettis

Tom Taylor - October 4, 2019

Sergio Pettis was scheduled to battle Kai Kara-France at UFC 245, but was pulled from the matchup when it came to light that his current UFC contract has concluded. Pettis is now exploring free agency, […]

Fedor-Emelianenko, Tito Ortiz, Josh Barnett
Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator and RIZIN eyeing Fedor vs. Rampage, Bader vs. Prochazka

Adam Martin - September 9, 2019

Bellator and RIZIN are eyeing a year-end show in Japan featuring some of the best fighters from both promotions. Reports indicate Bellator president Scott Coker and RIZIN bossman Nobuyuki Sakakibara are in talks for a […]